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Working with Surface - Adventures with Soda

  • ANU School of Art & Design 105 Childers St Acton, ACT, 2601 Australia (map)

Join me at the ANU School of Art & Design for a 2-Day soda firing workshop!

Atmospheric firing opens up so many options for surface treatment of ceramics.  Soda firing can allow you to relinquish control and open up new possibilities that you may not have considered yet.  Join me to experiment with slips and glazes in the soda kiln and see how your work looks with a varied, directional vapour glaze!

Day 1: 22 June, 9am - 4pm.

Day 2: 23 June, 9am - 6pm.

On the first day participants will apply slips and glazes to the work and pack the kiln as a group, and on the second day students will fire the kiln and introduce the soda!

Suitable for intermediate to advanced ceramicists. 

$350 per student, BYO bisque ware.

Bisque ware maximum size: H 20cm x W 10cm x D 10cm. We will try to fit as much into the kiln as possible but please be aware that smaller items will fit into the kiln better. Feel free to bring a variety of different items, perhaps 3-5, including a variety of clay bodies. Please note that I cannot guarantee that all items will fit in the kiln but we will certainly give it our best shot!

Jo Searle, lecturer at ANU School of Art & Design, Ceramics workshop, will be taking bookings. To secure your place in the workshop you can contact her via email at or by phone on 0412 793 809.

Earlier Event: May 11
One Day Ceramics Shop
Later Event: August 3
Emerging Makers Ceramic Market