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Soda Firing Workshop with Jordan Kramer

4-Day Workshop at the HISTORIC TRAIN STATION!

Weekend 1:

  • Friday, February 17: Glaze & Load
  • Saturday, February 18: Fire
  • Sunday, February 19: Fire
 

Weekend 2:

  • Wednesday, February 22: Unload, clean, discuss!
 
Price: $200
 
Capacity: 10 students

This 4-day workshop will cover all the fundamentals involved in preparing, loading, and firing a soda kiln. Open to all skill levels, we will establish a foundation for understanding and managing the process. We will cover different glazing techniques for application (dipping, spraying, brushing) and the difference between flashing slips vs glazes in the soda kiln. Discussions and presentations will also cover basic kiln chemistry, design, and history.

Cone 10 bisque work is required in order to have work available for loading and firing during the workshop.

*Must bring:

  • Bisque work ready to be glazed
 

Hourly Weekend Schedule

1st Weekend

Fri., Feb 17

Sat., Feb 18

Sun., Feb 19

9am- Noon

9am – Noon

Glazing

X

4am – Bump

Noon- 6pm

Noon-1pm: Lunch

1pm-5pm: Load

Start kiln at noon

3pm -4pm: Soda Spray

 

6pm – Midnight

X

6pm – ~?: Presentation and Potluck

9pm – Midnight: Body Redux

Shutdown 

2nd Weekend

Wednesday, February 22, 9am – 5pm: Unload, Clean, Discuss!

Held at the Morean Center for Clay
420 22nd Street South, St. Petersburg, FL 33712