Geil/Coleman 3-Day Kiln Firing Workshop
Emphasis on Carbon Trap Shino
(Leopard Spots)

October 18, 19, 20, 2014
(Saturday, Sunday, & Monday)

Workshop Outline

Location: Geil Kilns 7201 Clay Ave., Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Cost: $275.00 per person (We are accepting 30 participants only)
Spaces are limited! Reserve your space now!!
 

What this course will cover:
1) How gas kilns fire: starting from the basic functions of firing a gas
    kiln; types of kilns; techniques in creating leopard spots in shino
    glazes; and specific firing techniques to create soda ash leopard
    spots.
           Note: This workshop is about firing in a Geil Kiln.

2) Myths and misconceptions about carbonizing soda ash to form
    leopard spots.

Video from previous Workshop

 Video from the Leopard Spot Shinos Firing Workshop

Day 1
Saturday, Oct 18th
7:00 am-4:00 pm

7:00 am-8:00 am: Continental Breakfast
8:00 am-9:00 am:

           ● Introduction & Workshop Outline
9:00 am-12:00 pm:
           ● Glaze techniques and applications
           ● Glaze in Spray booth
           ● Discuss types of glazes; Leopard Spots in Shinos, Copper Reds and
              Celedon, etc.
12:00 pm-1:00pm: Lunch
1:00 pm-4:00 pm:

           ● Loading Kiln and techniques for leopard spots
Day 2
Sunday, Oct 19th
7:00 am- 4:00 pm

7:00 am-8:00 am: Continental Breakfast
8:00 am-12:00 pm:

          ● Firing the Kiln
               a) Basic functions of gas fired kilns
               b) Kiln controllers
12:00 pm-1:00 pm: Lunch
1:00 pm-4:00 pm:

           ● Demonstrate throwing techniques for Porcelain
           ● As kiln is firing, continue firing theory and controller discussion
Day 3
Monday, Oct 20th
9:00 am- 12:00 pm
9:00 am-10:00 am: Continental Breakfast
10:00 am-12:00 pm:

           ● Unload Kiln
           ● Critique/discuss glaze results

3-DAY GEIL/COLMAN WORKSHOP REGISTRATION FORM

What to Bring to the Workshop

Lodging

HOTELS IN THE AREA

Best Western-Huntington Beach Inn

(714) 536-7500

800 Pacific Coast Hwy

Huntington Beach, Ca 92648

Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort

(714) 845-8000

21100 Pacific Coast Hwy

Huntington Beach, Ca 92648

Best Western Regency Inn

(714) 962-4244

19360 Beach Blvd.

Huntington Beach, Ca 92648

Howard Johnson-Huntington Beach

(714) 375-0250

17521 Beach Blvd.

Huntington Beach, Ca 92647

Comfort Suites-Huntington Beach

(714) 841-1812

16301 Beach Blvd.

Huntington Beach, Ca 92647

Hyatt Regency-Huntington Beach Resort & Spa

(714) 698-1234

21500 Pacific Coast Hwy

Huntington Beach, Ca 92648

Guesthouse Inn

(714) 848-8422

18382 Beach Blvd.

Huntington Beach, Ca 92648

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