Introduction to Ceramics- 19th November 2024

Introduction to Ceramics- 19th November 2024


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Time: 10.00am till 4.00pm.
Don't worry if you get here slightly early- we'll pop the kettle on!

Price: £75.00 including lunch refreshments- please let us know on booking if you have any dietary requirements/allergies by entering this in the Additional Notes at checkout.
Please note lunchtime refreshments are included in the cost of our training, however if you have any dietary allergies you may also wish to bring something along with you.

(Payment is required on booking and is non-refundable however if you decide to proceed we will deduct the fee from your first order of £250 or more.)

Cromartie ceramic training days are ideal for anyone considering setting up a ceramic café or mobile paint-a-pot studio. You don’t need to have any ceramic experience, and there is no obligation and no commitment on the day - just a chance to come along and see if it is for you.

Ceramic Training Day Programme

Ceramic Materials
1. Bisque colour and glaze: look at the full range on display and choose the right stock for your business.
2. Using underglaze paints, see how to apply the colour to get the best results.
3. Glazing the decorated ware, try the techniques and learn about the pitfalls.

Using Kilns & Controllers
1. What is a kiln?
2. Positioning the kiln.
3. Loading the kiln.
4. Controllers, cones and Firing Programs
5. Kiln maintenance.

Health and Safety
1. Kiln safety.
2. Ventilation
3. Safe working practices in the studio.

Starting Your Business
1. Selecting your range of colours and bisque.
2. Set-up costs.
3. Projected turnover.
4. Profit margins.
5. Marketing your ceramic business.

Trouble Shooting
1. Glazing faults.
2. Colour problems
3. Firing problems.
4. Kiln faults.

For more information please give us a call on 01782 319435.