Mastering Mid-Temperature Glazes: Unveiling the Secrets of Cone 6 Glazes

Are you ready to embark on a journey into the enchanting world of mid-temperature glazes? Welcome to “The Middle Glazes” – Ceramic Materials Workshop’s online workshop designed to unravel the mysteries and unleash the potential of Cone 6 ceramics. Whether you’re a seasoned ceramic artist or a budding enthusiast, this comprehensive course promises to elevate your craft to new heights.

Mid-temperature glazes, also known as Cone 6 or Cone 5-6, occupy a special place in the realm of ceramics. They offer a perfect balance of beauty and practicality, making them a favorite among artists worldwide. However, mastering these glazes can be both rewarding and challenging. That’s where “The Middle Glazes” steps in, offering you a roadmap to success.

The Story Unfolds:

Our journey begins with an exploration of the fascinating history and science behind mid-temperature glazes. From the origins of temperature measurement to the significance of Cone 6 firing, we delve deep into the evolution of ceramic artistry.

Decoding the Chemistry:

Ever wondered what makes a glaze tick? In this workshop, we dissect the components of glazes, from silica and alumina to fluxes and boron chemistry. Gain a comprehensive understanding of glaze formulation and learn how to manipulate ingredients to achieve desired effects.

Navigating the Terrain:

One of the most daunting aspects of mid-temperature glazes is understanding firing schedules and temperature control. “The Middle Glazes” equips you with the knowledge to navigate this terrain with confidence. Learn how to interpret Stull’s Map, optimize firing schedules, and achieve consistent results every time.

Beyond the Basics:

“The Middle Glazes” goes beyond the fundamentals to cover advanced topics such as temperature conversion, clay body selection, and glaze durability. Discover innovative methods for pushing the boundaries of mid-temperature ceramics and unleash your creativity like never before.

Lifetime Access, Endless Possibilities:

Enroll in “The Middle Glazes” today and gain lifetime access to all 54 on demand video lectures full of knowledge and inspiration. Whether you’re a hobbyist looking to expand your skills or a professional seeking to refine your craft, this workshop is your passport to mastery.

Meet Your Instructor:

Led by renowned glaze educator and ceramic artist Matt Katz, “The Middle Glazes” combines years of expertise with a passion for teaching. With Matt’s guidance, you’ll embark on a transformative journey that will revolutionize your approach to mid-temperature ceramics.  One of Matt’s primary goals is to make ceramic science accessible for all levels of makers.

Join the Mid-Temperature Revolution:

Are you ready to unlock the full potential of Cone 6 glazes? Don’t miss this opportunity to join “The Middle Glazes” and take your ceramic creations to the next level. Enroll now and embark on a journey of discovery, innovation, and artistic fulfillment. 

More information on The Middle Glazes workshop is available here or check out our Sample Lesson on YouTube here.

With knowledge and testing, you can make informed choices to make your studio and work the best that it can be.  If you haven’t already, join our community. Learn more by exploring our online courses and workshops, follow us on Social Media @ceramicmaterialsworkshop or sign up for our Newsletter.  

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Together, we can build a community of informed and empowered ceramic makers who value quality and craftsmanship.

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