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365 ceramics & pottery workshops found

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.
Pottery throwing on the potter's wheel (plus hand building)
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Pottery throwing on the potter's wheel (plus hand building)
Northamptonshire - Next course on 20th September 2019
£95
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 produce your first wheel thrown pot and provide you with a hand building opportunity. Come...
Hare sculpture one day workshop in beautiful rural Norfolk/Suffolk border setting
Silver AWARD
(6)
Hare sculpture one day workshop in beautiful rural Norfolk/Suffolk border setting
Suffolk - Next course on 28th September 2019
£85
Sculpt your very own moon gazing or ‘in motion’ hare! No experience needed as Jo will demonstrate and guide you through every step. We start with a steel stand and aluminium wire armature that has been pre-made for you (although later in the day we will make an armature together so you can understand the technique). You will move features of the armature to your own personalised ‘pose’, making every sculpture completely unique. At this stage you can also place a personal message into the heart of your hare (poignant...
Pot throwing top up or taster throwing day
Gold AWARD
(3)
Pot throwing top up or taster throwing day
Northamptonshire
£80
This course is designed for those who would just like to try their hand at throwing or have had some previous experience or have attended the day course here at Potterydayz. If you would like to come and practise or learn a particular aspects of throwing, e.g. creating specific shapes or more advanced techniques like collaring, making handles, lips for jugs or galleries for casseroles or just learn to repeat shapes- then this course is for you. Individuals are very welcome to book for themselves but there is a reduction...
Everlasting pumpkins- 1 day sculpture workshop using Pal Tiya Premium
Gold AWARD
(3)
Everlasting pumpkins- 1 day sculpture workshop using Pal Tiya Premium
Leicestershire - Next course on 5th October 2019
£75
Everlasting pumpkin workshop! Make your own everlasting pumpkin that can live in your garden forever! We will teach you how to use this brand new material to create your own permanent outdoor sculpture which you can take home on the same day. The sculpture takes a day to dry so you can paint it at home or book to come back and paint it with our guidance and facilities. Choose to spend a day at Dallacre Farm set in beautiful Northamptonshire countryside, creating a unique garden sculpture using a fantastic...
Art classes for beginners and intermediates
Gold AWARD
(10)
Art classes for beginners and intermediates
Essex
£150
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, printing, collage, mixed media and plaster casting, as well as clay modelling and construction in...
Clay sculpture workshop
Bronze AWARD
(1)
Clay sculpture workshop
Somerset - Next course on 28th September 2019
£190
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 to using the clay (grogged paper clay). Working with a hollow shape, pushing out from...
Beginners ceramics course: hand building, glazing and firing
Bronze AWARD
Beginners ceramics course: hand building, glazing and firing
North Yorkshire
£260
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 you research and sketchbook practice. The course runs for 8 weeks at Creative Studio York...
Bowl sculpture making, using clay, mixed media & paper. Fun & messy!
Gold AWARD
Bowl sculpture making, using clay, mixed media & paper. Fun & messy!
East Sussex - Next course on 26th October 2019
£20
Join Nikki for a fun afternoon making trinket bowls - Perfect for holding all your niknaks and jewellery! We will be using casting materials and modelling air dry-clay . To embellish your bowl we will be decorating the bowls with paper, and using stamping & stencil techniques, ink and a variety of other mixed media techniques with also be used. In other words... anything goes!. The bowls measure approx 12cm wide x 7cm height. This is a very informal, fun and relaxed course enabling you to explore various forms of...
Figurative & abstract sculpture at Stonehouse Studios
Bronze AWARD
Figurative & abstract sculpture at Stonehouse Studios
Staffordshire
£280
A course tailored to individual interests in abstracted or stylised contemporary sculpture. Students will be encouraged to use a variety of media. A model could be arranged for part or all of this course should all students agree to an extra fee to cover the cost. Activities will include: construction for clay modelling, measuring and scaling methods, firing and finishing processes, mould making, casting in Ciment Fondu or plaster of Paris. This course is suitable for beginners and experienced sculptors. Participants will require suitable overalls or work clothes.
Pewter casting & sculpture workshops - London
Bronze AWARD
Pewter casting & sculpture workshops - London
London - Next course on 11th January 2020
£300
Description Discover the art of pewter casting using the ancient ‘lost wax method’ in this 4 session course. Make a sculpture from wax or clay to cast in pewter. Explore and experiment with new sculpture techniques. What is Pewter? It’s a silver coloured metal alloy containing over 90% tin with copper and bismuth to strengthen it. Traditionally it would contain lead but the pewter we use is lead free so it’s less toxic to melt and work. Why use pewter? It’s a soft metal so it’s easy to cut and...

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