Skill Levels: Intermediate
Let's gaze together into our crystal ball together to examine the mysteries of crystalline glazes... and discover that there is no magic.
Crystalline glazes are wondrous to observe but challenging to make, but they aren't magic, they are chemistry. We will dive into exploring how and why crystalline glazes actual work, testing new and interesting glazes, and look into what we still can discover about these amazing glazes.
Matt Katz has a BFA from Alfred University and a MFA from CU-Boulder. In addition to his training in the arts, for 15 years Matt has worked as a research scientist in the ceramic engineering department at Alfred. Matt teaches ceramic materials to artists for Alfred University, as well as Harvard University, The Herron School of Art, Montana State University and many other schools. In his time Matt has dedicated himself to unveiling the myths and mysteries of glazes.