Glazing (Foundation | EXTRA)

1. Overview

Been to one of our pottery wheel throwing courses? or simply have work that you would like to glaze? ...join us for a morning in the Ceramics workshop to access facilities, materials and have skilled tuition on hand.

Learn how to plan your glazing project by identifying different clay types and choosing the appropriate glaze for your work.

2. What you will study

A mornings glazing session for students who have unglazed bisque fired work.

Having received a tutorial covering ceramic glazes and techniques, students will learn how to glaze their bisque fired work.


Using a variety of underglazes, oxides and glazes, students will develop an understanding of the glazing process, surface decoration and colour.


Students will learn glazing application techniques including pouring, dipping and brushing to create glossy, matte and textured surfaces.


Student's must bring along their bisque-fired work if it is not already at the art school.

3. Entry Requirements

This course provides an excellent introduction for beginners. There are no formal entry requirements.

4. How to apply

Course fee: £40 (All materials provided)

Gray's Short Course Online Registration

Successful enrolment will be confirmed by email.

RGU Registration

All students should be aware that when registering as a student at RGU they are accepting a contract of enrolment. (In order to attend short courses all students must register and accept RGU’s conditions).


A refund is only applicable where there has been illness with a medical certificate to support it.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about registration, contact:

Gray's Short Course Team

5. Additional information

Clothing: the class will be held mainly outside the ceramics workshops so students will need to wear sturdy footwear and have a warm jacket scarf and hat in case the weather is cold. Older clothes is recommended as raku can be a messy process.

Crank and Raku glaze provided.

A complete health and safety induction will take place on commencement of the course.

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Start Date

20 May and 1 July 2018

Course Length

2.5hrs (Sunday)
10:00am - 12:30pm

Mode of Attendance

Short Course/EXTRA

Academic School
Gray's School of Art
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