One-day workshop "Copper mat" / Anke Derwort

One-day workshop "Copper mat" / Anke Derwort 

Thursday 28 March 2019 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm 

And:

Friday 29 March 2019 from 10:00 am to 5.00 pm 

You come to us with biscuit fired workpieces and get acquainted with Copper mat.

We then fire in at least 4 kilns at the same time. Anke will explain and demonstrate the technique in detail, after that you can apply it yourself during this workshop.  

Learning the Copper mat technique is the most important on this day and not firing as much work as possible.

Costs for 1 day €110,-- incl. Lunch, incl. VAT.

Work pieces:

You can bring work up to a maximum of 6 for 1 day with a maximum of 10 x 10 cm and with a maximum height of 20 cm

  • You can also choose to test the technique on 1 of our vases for an expense of € 4,--
  • Clay with a lot of grog that's white baking has more options
  • Smoothly finished work usually brings better results
  • You will have less chance of fraction when using clay with a lot of grog ( 40% ), coarse grog grains ( 1 to 2 mm ), biscuit bakes 1000°C, regular wall thickness

Applying by email is prefered: ed@knopsclay.com

We require a deposit of € 25,-- a day, the remaining amount you can pay us during the workshop.
Upon cancellation, the deposit is considered cost for reservation.

    

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Rakuvaria 2, German

Rakuvaria 2, German

Rakuvaria 2, German.

A publication by Ine and Ed Knops

The most complete and concrete Rakubook.

Over 300 pages, 34 chapters, step-by-step descriptions clarified by use of 470 pictures in colour of e.g.

Raku, Naked-raku, Copper matt, Terra sigillata, Sagger firing, smoking-techniques, stoking Raku in a 
microwave, sawdust oven, Pit-fire, Aluminium foil technique, charcoal oven, glaze recipes, Raku oven 
building, stoking Raku without smoke nuisance, etc.

A complete full-colour hardcover book printed on firm paper.

Price € 57

Shipping costs of + € 5 are charged for shipment within EU countries.               

First published in March 2003

Rakuvaria 2 has also been published in French, German and Dutch.

This book can be directly ordered on this website.

Rakuvaria 3 (Dutch)

Rakuvaria 3 (Dutch)

Rakuvaria 3! (Dutch) Attention! Rakuvaria 2 is the basis, Rakuvaria 3 describes new techniques! In Rakuvaria 3 many unusual techniques and experiments are again explained step by step. In 13 chapters are described various smoking techniques with the help of, for example, milk, flour and plant extracts, crocodile glaze and many variations thereof, 70 new glaze recipes, ways to save on energy during raku firings and various unusual firing techniques. It is also to be noted that most subjects are explained using homemade YouTube movies. 2014, format 17 cm x 24.5 cm, hard cover, 192 pages, 9 graphs and 384 colour photographs. Shipping costs + €5 are charged for shipment within EU countries. Rakuvaria 2 = no blah blah, but AHA! Rakuvaria 3 = much more AHA!!!

Rakuvaria 2, Dutch

Rakuvaria 2, Dutch

Rakuvaria 2, Dutch.

A publication by Ine and Ed Knops

The most complete and concrete Rakubook.

Over 300 pages, 34 chapters, step-by-step descriptions clarified by use of 470 pictures in colour of e.g.:
- Raku
- Naked-raku
- Copper matt
- Terra sigillata
- Sagger firing
- Smoking-techniques
- Stoking Raku in a microwave
- Sawdust oven
- Pit-fire
- Aluminium foil technique
- Charcoal oven
- Glaze recipes
- Raku oven building
- Stoking Raku without smoke nuisance
- Etc.

A complete full-colour hardcover book printed on firm paper.

Price € 57,-

Shipping costs of + € 5 are charged for shipment within EU countries.               

First published in March 2003

Rakuvaria 2 has also been published in French, German and Dutch.

This book can be directly ordered on this website.