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GLAZEMANIA, a lecture by John Britt

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District Clay Center

2414 Douglas Street NE

Washington, DC 20018

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Come hear one of the foremost ceramic glaze instructors wow you about what is possible in the world of ceramic glazing. In his slide show, John will feature his recent cone 6 glaze explorations, including a look at micro-crystalline glazes and the ethereal snowflake crackle glaze. He will leave ample time for your questions.


John Britt is a studio potter and teacher in Bakersville, North Carolina and is the author of the “The Complete Guide to High-Fire Glaze; Glazing & Firing at Cone 10” which was published by Lark Books in 2004, and his most recent book “The Complete Guide to Midrange Glazes: Glazing and Firing at Cone 6” which will be published October 2014. He also two ebooks: “The Quest for the Illusive Leaf Bowl and Other Assorted Articles” and “Aventurine Glazes”. He also has a DVD produced by Ceramics Daily entitled : “Understanding Glazes: How to Test, Tweak and Perfect Your Glazes”. He has taught hundreds of glaze workshops in the United States.

He was the juror for the book; “500 Bowls”, Technical Editor for “The Art and Craft of Ceramics”, and the “Ceramic Glaze: The Complete Handbook” by Brian Taylor and Kate Doody. He has written numerous articles for ceramics publications including: Ceramic Review, Studio Potter, Clay Times, Ceramic Technical, New Ceramics, The Log Book and is a frequent contributor to Ceramics Monthly.

Drink and light refreshment served.

This talk is in conjunction with a 3 day Glaze Test Workshop at District Clay Center on June 8-10.

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