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Clay modelling courses, classes and workshops are taught all across the UK. You can learn sculpting, relief modelling in clay and hand building skills such as slabbing and pinching, modelling and coiling along with gaining knowledge about different types of clay. Make tiles, pots, portraits, brooches, hanging ornaments, tea light holders, or pretty much anything you want! Browse courses to find your ideal creative ceramic course.
Green Man! Full day sculpture workshop using Pal Tiya Premium
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Green Man! Full 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...
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
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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...
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...
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...
The portrait mask in clay at Studio 27B
The portrait mask in clay at Studio 27B
Kent
£150
Both beginners and more experienced students will enjoy this opportunity to really focus on the structure, features and expressive potential of the face to make a portrait mask in clay from a clothed sitter. We will be working life-size, starting from a ‘press mould’ of the underlying bony structure and with reference to drawings of the musculature of the face. This quick but revealing method is designed to inform and enhance direct observation – to create a convincing portrait mask over the course of a weekend.
Potters Wheel Throwing for Beginners Trentham Stoke-on-Trent (Dates can be booked to suit you)
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Potters Wheel Throwing for Beginners Trentham Stoke-on-Trent (Dates can be booked to suit you)
Staffordshire
£175
The day will cover the following elements: - Clay preparation - Centring the clay - Throwing cylinders with the aim of producing forms of even thickness. - Developing basic forms - Wiring pots off the wheel Book the course for two people for £300 saving £50 on the course rate. There is a maximum of two places available to book for this course per workshop, giving the opportunity for really focused tuition. If booking for one person you have the option to bring someone with you to observe. We are...
Taster pottery throwing lesson (various dates)
Platinum AWARD
(17)
Taster pottery throwing lesson (various dates)
Hampshire - Next course on 20th August 2019
£50
This is a 2.5 hour throwing lesson on a potter’s wheel. The lesson will be tailored to the specific requests of the student/s and caters for the complete beginner upwards. This lesson is ideal for anyone wanting to try out throwing on a potter's wheel with friends or individually. There will be a maximum of 4 students on any one course. There are a number of dates to pick from; please see our website for specific dates and times. If you would like to book further in advance, please get...
Create a ceramic animal sculpture with Twisted Earth Ceramics
Gold AWARD
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Create a ceramic animal sculpture with Twisted Earth Ceramics
West Yorkshire - Next course on 31st August 2019
£59
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, Smoking Dragons, Wonkey Donkeys, Quirky Owls......and much more! These are small group (max 9) workshops...
Individual pottery courses in Worcester
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Individual pottery courses in Worcester
Worcestershire
£45
Sessions for up to 3 people. Adult tuition run throughout the year with Chris Greening in North Worcester. You can choose to book either a one-off lesson that is suitable for absolute beginners as well as those revisiting skills that may have got rusty or, sign up for multiple sessions to complete a pottery project. The workshop is equipped with 3 potter’s wheels, slab roller (good for making tiles and platters), extruder (for squeezing clay shapes), kiln and a range of tools which will be available for you to try...

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