6 episodes

Matt and Rose Katz of the Ceramics Materials Workshop will answer your burning questions about clay and glaze. Each episode co-host Kathy King will present listener submitted questions that will be answered in a comical, but also insightful way. This show will have you laughing, and learning, about the chemistry behind ceramics in no time.

For Flux Sake Kathy King Rose Katz Matt Katz

    • Arts
    • 4.9 • 31 Ratings

Matt and Rose Katz of the Ceramics Materials Workshop will answer your burning questions about clay and glaze. Each episode co-host Kathy King will present listener submitted questions that will be answered in a comical, but also insightful way. This show will have you laughing, and learning, about the chemistry behind ceramics in no time.

    Should I be testing the new materials I got from the ceramic supply?

    Should I be testing the new materials I got from the ceramic supply?

    On today’s episode of For Flux Sake our hosts answer two listener questions about best practices for testing both new and old glaze materials. They also discuss rising kiln prices and the slowdown in the international supply chain.

    Skutt is a proud sponsor of For Flux Sake. For more information on their line of kilns visit www.skutt.com.

    • 23 min
    The Gang talks about why glazes “ping”

    The Gang talks about why glazes “ping”

    On today’s episode of For Flux Sake our hosts answer listener questions about earthenware vs. stoneware, once-firing ceramics, and the most musical of glaze phenomenons, “pinging”.

    Skutt is a proud sponsor of For Flux Sake. For more information on their line of kilns visit www.skutt.com.

    • 28 min
    The gang discusses easy glaze recipes for beginners

    The gang discusses easy glaze recipes for beginners

    On today’s episode of For Flux Sake our hosts give an update on shifts in the availability of materials that might effect studio ceramics over the next few years. They also answer a listener question about easy glaze recipes for beginners.

    • 24 min
    Substituting feldspars, gloss vs. matte glazes for food service, and is bisquing necessary

    Substituting feldspars, gloss vs. matte glazes for food service, and is bisquing necessary

    On today’s episode of For Flux Sake the gang tackles the topics of substituting feldspars, suitability of gloss vs. matte glazes for food service, and that age old question, “Do I really need to bisque?”

    • 30 min
    Food-safe glazes, kiln cooling, and sourcing test glazes

    Food-safe glazes, kiln cooling, and sourcing test glazes

    On today’s episode of For Flux Sake we are introduced to our show hosts Kathy King, Matt Katz, and Rose Katz who talk about their friendship and how the show started. We also dive into our first batch of listener questions, tackling the topics of food-safe glazes, kiln cooling, and sourcing glazes to test. To see the supplemental info we talked about in this episode, visit the blog at www.ceramicmaterialsworkshop.com/cmw-blog.  

    • 31 min
    For Flux Sake Season 1 Trailer

    For Flux Sake Season 1 Trailer

    Matt and Rose Katz of the Ceramics Materials Workshop will answer your burning questions about clay and glaze. Each episode, co-host Kathy King will present listener submitted questions that will be answered in a comical, but also insightful way. This show will have you laughing, and learning, about the chemistry behind ceramics in no time.

    • 1 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
31 Ratings

31 Ratings

julie hobby potter ,

The podcast

Love this podcast! I’m a hobby potter and I’m learning so much listening to these podcasts!

vgknbftikngr ,

Matt and Rose are top notch! Loving this podcast.

Loving this podcast. Take a listen if you are interested in science based information.

Darth Ned ,

So freaking excited!!

I am 75% done with the Middle Glazes online workshop and I love it!!! Just found out about this podcast and I am overjoyed! Matt is an incredible teacher and the community is lucky to have him. :)

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