Introduction to Saggar Firing

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4 Thursdays:  July 7, 14, 21, 28;  6:30 – 9:00 PM

This firing class is an opportunity to control the atmosphere and reduction that will affect the surface of a piece in a specific way for just one pot at a time. No glaze is used but Terra Sigalatta (a type of clay slip) can be put on the piece and polished before it is placed in a saggar (or can). A variety of combustible materials is then placed around the piece in the saggar.  Firing the saggars in a kiln gives the piece a one of a kind surface.

Location: ESAI Campus;  Fee: $150.00  Includes 25 lbs. clay, instruction, slips and both bisque and saggar firings.

Instructors: Nancy Utterback and Kathy Griffin

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