WOOD FIRING COURSE with FREDERICK OLSEN (USA)
A two week course for woodfiring with ash and salt glaze.

28th June - 12th July, 2004


Packing the first fast-fire kiln

Olsen demonstrating throwing his characteristic bottles

Maria Redly, one of the workshop participants

Olsen throwing

Results of the first firing

Eva David, sgraffitto decorating plates

Olsen holds a glaze recipe workshop, discussing the properties and qualities of woodfire glazes

Gyorgy Varsanyi bowls drying in the sun

Fred demonstrates throwing plates

Gyorgy Vasaranyi turning his tea bowls

Olsen bottles drying in the sun

Shirley Sheppard's figures drying in the sun

Opening the first firing

Participants discuss the results

Pots drying