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350 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.
Learn how to throw pots on the potter's wheel (plus handbuilding)
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Learn how to throw pots on the potter's wheel (plus handbuilding)
Northamptonshire - Next course on 2nd 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
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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. Layers of plaster are then added, with a final coat of paint and ‘kiss’ of gilding cream...
Green Man! 1 day sculpture workshop using Pal Tiya Premium
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Green Man! 1 day sculpture workshop using Pal Tiya Premium
Leicestershire - Next course on 28th September 2019
£75
Green Man Workshop! Choose to spend a day at Dallacre Farm set in beautiful Northamptonshire countryside, creating a unique Green Man garden sculpture using a fantastic non-firing clay, Pal Tiya Premium. Weta workshop uses this product extensively to create large sculptures for private commissions and more. Learn how to sculpt the core in tin foil and other materials before applying the product. As our clay doesn't shrink during the curing process, there is scope to use it over items such as glass jars etc that just isn't possible with normal...
Everlasting pumpkins- 1 day sculpture workshop using Pal Tiya Premium
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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
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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
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Clay sculpture workshop
Somerset - Next course on 31st August 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...
Beginner's 5 Week Pottery Course
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Beginner's 5 Week Pottery Course
East Sussex - Next course on 6th September 2019
£135
Although beginners are free to book themselves onto any of our classes, this is a special Beginner’s Hand building Taster Class for 5 weeks in total. Taught by Lara, it will be a lot of fun. This is a great way to explore clay for the first time, to get to know the studio space and be creative. If you enjoy this you can possibly change to a full term’s class (including use of the wheel) after Christmas.
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...
Ceramics hand building techniques
Ceramics hand building techniques
Hertfordshire
£110
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. About the teacher Elly gained a Masters degree at the Royal College of Art in 2004 and has over...
Make a Ceramic Green Man - a 'Quirky Workshop' at Greystoke Craft Garden & Barns near Penrith and Ullswater
Platinum AWARD
Make a Ceramic Green Man - a 'Quirky Workshop' at Greystoke Craft Garden & Barns near Penrith and Ullswater
Cumbria
£75
A really exciting new course for 2019 suggested and created by Dave Norman, the much respected tutor of our very popular Raku firing pottery workshops that have taken place here over the last 3 years. We're really looking forward to this class. Make your own traditional stoneware clay Green Man to watch over your garden , in your own style and with your own embellishments with the careful guidance of Dave Norman, lifelong ceramicist, teacher and lecturer in all things 'clay' This day is suitable for beginners, i.e those with...

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