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Ceramics courses

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.

£59
West Yorkshire - Next course on 6th July 2019
The ceramic animal workshops are perfect for the complete beginner and for those who have experience of handling clay! Using a step by step approach I will teach you some of the key sculpting skills needed, and in the process you will create your very own masterpiece to be proud of! The choice is yours- You can create any of the following animals such as- Highland Cows, Moon Gazing & Restinges Hares, Hounds, Cats, Alpacas,...
£80
Northamptonshire - Next course on 22nd July 2019
Ever wished you could throw pots successfully at the potter's wheel? Well, now you can! Richard Gibson MA is a qualified ceramicist with over 20 years' experience of throwing clay pots and producing all manner of fine art made in clay. There is nothing as soothing or as therapeutic as sitting at the potter's wheel and throwing pots. This days course will give you a head start on some of the essential techniques required to...
£200
West Midlands - Next course on 15th July 2019
This course runs for three consecutive days. Students will work from a life model to create a full sized portrait head in clay. The cost of the course includes firing and lunches. Our tutor is Miranda Wakeman, a professional sculptor with 20 years teaching experience. Beginners are welcome. Start time 10am, finish time 4pm each day. The studio is based in a light and spacious Victorian classroom.
£190
Somerset - Next course on 31st August 2019
I began teaching a few sculpture courses each summer over 4 years ago. It is nothing smart, only 4 people in my working studio at any time. There is often a vast mix of abilities, often no experience – sometimes a lot! There is always a lot to learn from another sculptors’ way of working. We each start by rolling out a pancake of clay and making an owl, to allow everyone to get used...
£80
West Yorkshire - Next course on 12th October 2019
Silver clay is a fantastic medium to work with! The versatility of clay, but with silver!! The end result is pure silver and stunning results can be achieved even by beginners. Laura Barnes, with many years teaching experience and a Masters Degree in Ceramics, will guide you through the process to create a piece/s that are unique to you and totally professional looking! Taught in the light, airy and warm studio of Creative with Nature...
£150
Essex
The classes run termly on a Tuesday evening 6.30-9.00 or Wednesday 4.30-6.30. They are aimed at beginners and intermediates who would like to gain confidence to create their own artwork and those who want to gain new skills. Beginners will have an introduction to a range of different materials, disciplines and styles in art history. Intermediates will be encouraged to develop their skills and explore project based work. Materials and methods offered include drawing, painting,...
£260
North Yorkshire
This course is ideal for beginners with an interest in ceramics and who wish to participate in an enjoyable practical ceramics course. You will have the opportunity to develop skills in hand building principals, coiling, slab building, pinching and surface relief for ceramics including under glazing and glazing. You will be given the opportunity towards the end of the course to develop a final piece in your `Guided making time`, which will be linked to...
£110
Hertfordshire
This course is suitable for all, from beginners to more experienced. Techniques such as slab building, pinching, coiling, press moulding, surface texture, colour and glazing are covered in the five weeks. From here, you are able to develop your own creativity with the material and are encouraged to explore your own interests and ideas. The class sizes are small (6 max) so advice and technical help is always there when needed. Monday evenings 7-9.30pm 24th...
£150
Oxfordshire - Next course on 1st August 2019
Discover how to design and make a mosaic at Phoenix Studio in an informal and friendly setting. You’ll learn how to cut and arrange the tesserae, and how to grout and complete the mosaic. Experienced students can try out new techniques. A variety of projects and techniques is offered. Phoenix Studio is a large, well appointed studio in a beautiful rural setting not far from Thame in Oxfordshire. A list of local B&B accommodation is...
£140
Cumbria - Next course on 6th July 2019
Raku is a really amazing process that includes firing your own pots to create unique patterns and designs on your pieces. The first day you will develop hand-building skills to create a range of pots or models. These will be dried and biscuit fired ready for you to experiment with glazes and oxides the following week. First workshop Dates: 6 & 13 July If you are only able to attend the second Saturday, please get...

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