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FIN-345 Kilns and Firing Technology i

2 credits


This course will cover the evolution of kiln design from ancient to contemporary and the advantages of different types of kilns. We will cover refractory materials available and strengths and weaknesses of each, and construction techniques for gas and wood fired kilns. Topics also included will be comparative fuel economy of electricity, gas and wood, and commercially built kilns compared with artist-built kilns


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission into the Professional Potter Advanced Diploma Program.

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