Studio protocols and safety

Glazing:

  • All pieces need to be wiped or clear of glaze at least 1/4” from the bottom
  • Be careful to avoid contamination between 2 glazes
  • If overlapping glazes, please keep second coat above the midway line to account for glaze running
  • All pieces that entre the kiln room must be checked by the teacher or supervisor
  • Any damage to kiln shelves, because of your work, will result in a 30$ damage fee charge.

 Studio space and health and safety:

  • Avoid sanding bisqueware. If needed, dampen the piece and sand outside or over the sinks with wet sandpaper. 
  • Avoid creating clay and glaze dust. No blowing on pieces.
  • Students and members are responsible for the cleanliness of their workspace. Please leave it as you found it. 
  • wipe down table with wet sponge
  • mop floor around wheel/work area
  • wash any tools and equipment used and put them away
  • wash and dry any plastic or tiles
  • Clean up on time as there is usually a class or workshop afterwards.
  • Each student/member receives 1 shelf per session only. Please manage the space accordingly.
  • Please wear indoor shoes in the winter months

 COVID-19:

  • Masks are to be worn at all times
  • Vaccine passports (2 doses) are mandatory