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.
Come to my purpose built studio near St Davids and make something beautiful for your house, garden or for a special present.
Book a three hour intensive lesson learning technique to set you up with the knowledge of how to design, plan, cut, place and finish your mosaic. (Group discount available.)
Materials provided include lots of different shapes and colours of tile to cut, boxes of china to choose from, stained glass to cut, beads...
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!
NEW.............................Pottery transfers, choose an item to decorate...
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 design ideas and small batch ceramic production projects.
I teach ‘one-to-one’ at dates to suit you. I'm very flexible on tuition dates and...
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.
In a 2 hour class you will...
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:
- 11/12 April - SOLD OUT
- 14/15 April - SOLD OUT
- 14/15th July 2018 (NB this a family...
My workshops are suitable for beginners and also the more experienced mosaicist. Within the workshop you will have the option of working with glass and ceramic tiles plus the option to experiment with broken crockery and mixed media should you want to be adventurous!
Within the 2 hour class you will be taught how to cut and place your tiles and will be given direction and resources to best support you in the design and...
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.
Beautiful purpose built fully equipped studio. Small friendly groups with the emphasis on fun, creativity and enthusiasm.
Weekly classes suitable for, but not exclusive to, beginners.
Our groups are small, friendly & informal, with a maximum of 6-8 people per class so that we can provide you with ample support & encouragement.
To get you started you will be given a demonstration a technique to be used in the session. You will then be able to create your own unique piece using the technique you have been shown or work on our...
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...
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.
If you are interested in a group booking (minimum 4 people) then separate dates can be arranged
All my courses are suitable for beginners. Please get in touch via the contact form...