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I am teaching an online Ian Currie Grid Glaze course

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Post Dec 12, 2017. 3 Replies

In January of 2018 I will be teaching an online glaze making course. I will be teaching course participants how to make and fire Ian Currie grid glazes. A grid glaze is a way to generate 35 glaze…Continue


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What is your experience with ceramics in general. (Long answer encouraged)
I have worked as an elementary art teacher for 20 years and made clay a big part of my art program. I develop my own glazes using Ian Curries grid method. I find Currie's method is a way to always find a winning glaze when conducting glaze testing. Ian used to say that his "Grid method is like fishing with a net instead of a single hook."
What is your current involvement with electric fired ceramics? (long answer encouraged)
I have been firing an electric kiln with a slow cool since 1998. At the end of this year I will retire from teaching and become a full time artist. I plan on firing cone 10 reduction as well as still exploring cone 6 glazes.
All our content is viewable by the public. Why do you want to be a member, when you can already see everything as a non-member?
I want to connect with other members. I am in the planning stages of creating an online glaze course that teaches others how to make and fire their own Currie Grid glazes.
Where do you work on your ceramics projects?
home studio
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At 2:48pm on October 14, 2017, George Lewter said…

We never met in Michigan. Perhaps we'll meet in Arizona. I winter in Tucson. Phoenix is a hotbed of ceramic activity in the winter with the ASU Art Museum Ceramic Research Center  & Studio Tour.

At 2:41pm on October 14, 2017, George Lewter said…

Welcome back, John. You were a member some years ago and an inspiration for a number of us. Loved your results with Jen's Juicy Fruit in combination with other glazes.

Your profile says, "I want to connect with other members. I am in the planning stages of creating an online glaze course that teaches others how to make and fire their own Currie Grid glazes." You can be pretty sure of getting interest in your project from other members.



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