Raku Workshop June 1 2019 9am
Raku ware is a type of Japanese pottery traditionally used in Japanese tea ceremonies, most often in the form of Chawan tea bowls. .
Raku is a process in which work is removed from the kiln at bright red heat and subjected to post-firing reduction (or smoking) by being placed in containers of combustible materials.
Firing Workshop : Robert Linegen Studio: – 19 Arcacia Ave, Leura
What to bring to Firing:
MUST wear ENCLOSED SHOES, LONG SLEEVES AND A NECKLINE THAT COVERS THE THROAT, LONG PANTS, and NATURAL FIBRES NOT SYNTHETICS OR POLY COTTON BLENDS THAT WILL MELT OR SUPPORT FIRE: No flowing or trailing hanging bits of clothing or jewellery.
Cap or tie long hair back. Cotton overalls are perfect. If not wearing suitable clothing you won’t get up close to the action due to OH & S concerns.
Please bring along a picnic lunch
Your own ceramic mug:-Tea and coffee making available at the studio
A picnic rug or chair to sit on to enjoy the beautiful views of the mountains and duck pond
It may be cold in June at Leura, so rug up. We will notify you if weather is deemed unsuitable for firing.