Glaze Formulation

Exploring Glazes A Fresh Approach (November)


This online course is designed to build solid foundation in glaze formulation. In this course you will approach glaze recipe as a mixture of oxides rather than mixture of minerals. With this approach, behavior of the glazes can be better understood and the glaze minerals can be easily substituted with local variants.

This glaze formulation course will let you learn how to arrive at optimal ratio of these oxides in a glaze recipe and understand role these oxides play in the glaze texture, durability, colour and temperature. You will be introduced to simple software tools and calculators to predict , analyze and to fine tune the glazes.

This course comprises of instructor led sessions and Lab sessions. The instructor led sessions include theory, lab review and Q&A. Duration of Instructor led sessions are between 1.5 - 2hours each.

Theory - 6 sessions
Nov - 17th, 23rd
Dec - 7th, 21st
Jan - 4th, 18th

Lab Review - 6 sessions
Nov - 22nd
Dec - 6th, 20th
Jan - 3rd, 17th, 31st

Question and Answer - 5 sessions
Nov - 25th
Dec - 9th, 23rd
Jan - 6th, 20th

Lab Sessions:

In addition to the instructor led sessions, student will be give practical assignments to work on. This would involve using the glaze calculator, formulating glaze recipes, mixing minerals, application on test tiles, firing, documenting/photographing and submitting for review. The lab sessions are quite elaborate. You will be spending any where between 10-20 hours for each lab assignment.

No. of Lab Assignment – 6

Clay Station will send you a glaze formulation kit at your door step, which will contain all the necessary minerals and oxides that you would need during the program.

Note you will need weekly access to firings. This is important to yield maximum learning and result from the program

For additional detail you can visit the link Exploring Glazes FAQ page 


  • Registration and payment is required to secure a spot in class
  • Cancellation and refund Policy:
    1. No refunds will be provided if the registration is not cancelled 1 week before the start of the program
    2. A refund of 75% will be provided if cancellation does occur before 1 week of commencement of the
    3. Claystation will not offer refund for the sessions missed
    4. Claystation  reserves the right to cancel or change the schedule of classes. The participant will receive full refund in the event of cancellation. However, if the classes are rescheduled, there will be no refund
  • Studio Closure:
    If the studio is forced to close due to factors outside of our control such as severe weather conditions, or an infectious disease such as Covid-19, we will make effort to reschedule the paused sessions. However we will not offer any refunds
  • Transfers:
    Transfer to an alternative class date is not possible once you register. You will need to cancel the registration for the existing program (Cancellation and refund policy will apply) and re-register for the new program

Nov 17 - Jan 31 | 4.30 PM-6 PM


Number of sessions: 17

Instructor: Ganesan Manickavasagam and Aastha Sahal

Prerequisite: Beginner course

Venue: Online

Age: 16

Fee: 18500 Rs.

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