Cape Pottery Supplies
Kiln Contracts Clayman Claybright
Alternative Kilns and Firing Techniques  
View Cart Enquiry Cart: 0

Alternative Kilns and Firing Techniques:
A fun workshop filled with smoke, fire and fumes!

2.5 days: 11, 12 & 13 May 2017 – Millstone Pottery, McGregor

This workshop offers you the opportunity of firing your pots using a variety of different alternative kilns and techniques. Each one of these unique methods results in spontaneous and dramatic effects on the work. Enjoy the beauty and magic of these ancient techniques as you glaze, burnish, and fire. Six separate low-temperature firings will be explored, including:


  • Smoke & Barrel
  • Pit
  • Sawdust
  • Paper Kiln
  • Foil Saggar
  • Raku


Guest presenter: Tracey Duivestein

This workshop is suitable for professional & hobby potters, students and teachers.

Firing materials: All ceramic pieces used should be brought with you. Bisque will be available for sale if needed.

Cost: R2 500 per person, includes all meals for the duration of the workshop. R1 000 deposit is required for registration.


Numbers are limited. To book, or for more information, please contact Nina on
023 625 1599, 072 544 2145 or email:

For accommodation enquiries, see


Other workshops at Millstone Pottery in 2018:

29 June–1 July
Raku Workshop. Includes naked, horsehair, obvaru, copper fuming and traditional methods. Cost: R2 500 (includes meals)

8–12 July
High School Raku Workshop. Cost: R2 800 (includes meals and accommodation)

12–14 October
High-temperature Wood-firing Jamboree. Cost: R3 300 (includes meals)

Back to News
©2007 CPS | Kiln Contracts | The Clayman | Claybright