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Ceramics and pottery courses, classes and workshops across the UK. Ceramics courses include pottery throwing, sculpting, clay modelling, glazing and firing techniques. Learn ceramics on residential, weekly or weekend workshops - for beginners as well as those with experience seeking to develop their techniques and skills.

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Image for Pembrokeshire Maddie Janes Mosaic
Come to my purpose built studio near St Davids and make something beautiful for your house, garden or for a special present. Book a two hour intensive lesson learning technique to set you up with the knowledge of how to design, plan, cut, place and finish your mosaic. Or book a two hour creative fun session and take a finished piece home. (Group discount available.) Materials provided include lots of different shapes and colours of...
Image for Pottery courses in the South Downs National Park
One-to-one Pottery Courses The pottery is small but provides a great opportunity for individual tuition or two people sharing a course. This could include a mixture of throwing on the wheel and hand-building, with time to concentrate on one or the other. A variety of techniques can be explored to decorate your work. Stoneware clay is used and fired in an electric kiln with a choice of glazes. Courses are priced at: £50 for 2...
Image for Ceramic Moon Gazing Hare/Character hares
Next course on 22nd April 2017
You will learn how to make a ceramic moon gazing hare in one day (approx 18cm tall) Step by step tuition from experienced artist and workshop facilitator. Hares will be ready for collection 2 to 4 weeks after completion, postage available by arrangement. Home made cakes and brews a plenty, the course runs from my home in Trawden so I never have more than six people at a time (well sometimes seven if they beg...
Image for Plaster Mould Making for Slip Cast Ceramics with Ed Bentley
Have your ceramic shape ideas transformed from sketches into plaster moulds ready for slip casting, or attend an in-depth course to be taken through this process with expert guidance. With over 30 years’ experience as a professional ceramic shape designer, product developer and educator, I’m able to assist all makers with their ceramic design projects. I teach ‘one-to-one’ at dates to suit you. I can assist industrial designers, craft potters, students or anyone wishing to...
Image for Creating Ceramic Animals Courses - with James Ort
Next course on 8th April 2017
Spend a weekend learning how to make clay animals using a contemporary technique that is loose, expressive and breaks all the rules. The course is great for beginners and experienced artists alike. And the best part is that you can make pretty much whatever animals you like too. WEEKENDS ALSO HAPPENING ON THE FOLLOWING DATES: - 5th/6th April 2017 (SOLD OUT) - 8th/9th April 2017 (SOLD OUT) - 29th/30 August 2017 (almost SOLD OUT) -...
Image for Maddie Janes One Day Mosaic workshop
Next course on 6th May 2017
Next available date Saturday 6 May Mastering Mosaics A brilliant introduction to mosaic techniques which sets you up to succeed. Lesson in preparation, cutting, grouting etc giving loads of hints and tips which will give you a head start with your chosen project. Even if you have made mosaic before, you could find all sorts of hints and tips in this session. Price includes wonderful array of materials. Beautiful purpose built fully equipped studio. Small...
Image for Lampwork bead making,melting glass in the flame   ADDICTIVE FUN....try pottery transfers as a treat too..
Come and learn how to make unique glass beads from rods of glass in the flame... addictive fun for you alone or with friends where i do a 50% reduced rate for the second and subsequent people.. 3 hrs where you make the beads in the flame and keep them all. An opportunity to make them into beautiful jewellery if you choose on the day. A great gift ...VOUCHERS for XMAS can be bought and...
Image for Advanced Throwing with David Frith
Next course on 24th July 2017
*If you have completed this course please leave a review below!* Host: David Frith Duration: 3 days Times: 9.00-16.00 approx. Ability: Advanced Guidelines: To attend this course you should be a 'proficient thrower' able to comfortably and quickly throw a range of basic, medium sized forms. Please bring: Towel, apron, notepad, pen, means of getting your work home (e.g. fruit crate lined with corrugated card if necessary) Important information: 1. Due to popular demand, this...
Image for Week time Adult Ceramic Sculpture Group
Three week time classes for adults, running fortnightly throughout the term ( seven sessions per course): Monday evenings (6.15-9.15) Wednesday morning (10-1) Thursday morning 10-1 Newcomers can try two sessions one-off to see if sculpture and my teaching style suits them, or they can book for the whole term. The teaching studio is idyllically situated in a conservatory surrounded by a sculpture garden, in a village just outside Oxford. The choice of topic includes all...
Image for Basic Throwing with Kevin Millward
Next course on 4th April 2017
*If you have completed this course please leave a review below!* Host: Kevin Millward Duration: 2 days Times: 9.00-16.00 approx. Ability: Basic Please bring: Towel, apron, notepad, pen, means of getting your work home (e.g. fruit crate lined with corrugated card if necessary) Important information: 1. Please ensure you notify us of dietary requirements at time of booking 2. Read full details of our courses including booking T&Cs on our website 3. If there is...