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Clay sculpture, slip casting and mould making courses

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Clay sculpture courses, classes and workshops taught by independent ceramic artists are available across the UK. Learn the techniques of sculpting with clay; slip casting and mould making and take your ceramic work to the next level.
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...
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...
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...
Pewter casting & sculpture workshops - London
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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...
Sculpture: make and create at the Mary Ward Centre (concessions available)
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Sculpture: make and create at the Mary Ward Centre (concessions available)
London - Next course on 27th September 2019
£147
Make and create with this enjoyable, experimental and imaginative sculpture course where you will learn a broad range of techniques to realise your project. Work with Ceramics, Wirework, Metal, Wood and Found Objects. Work independently or follow set projects. Whether a beginner or experienced come and enjoy the process of making. Who is this course for Anyone who has the desire to make, explore materials and have fun! So beginners to the more experienced makers. What does this course cover A variety of 'making' techniques which will be project related...
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.
Create a ceramic animal sculpture with Twisted Earth Ceramics
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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...
Plaster mould making for slip cast ceramics with Ed Bentley
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Plaster mould making for slip cast ceramics with Ed Bentley
Staffordshire
£250
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, my tuition fee is £250 per day. I offer a discount for two/three guests attending at the same time. I'm very flexible...
Creating Ceramic Animals Courses - with James Ort & Alison Pink
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Creating Ceramic Animals Courses - with James Ort & Alison Pink
Oxfordshire - Next course on 31st August 2019
£260
Spend two days 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. The course is taught by artists, James Ort and Alison Pink. They specialise in a form of contemporary clay modelling which pushes clay to its limits – it’s a fast, easy to learn technique which brings life, energy and grace to the...
Ceramic sculpture for all abilities in Kent
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Ceramic sculpture for all abilities in Kent
Kent - Next course on 9th October 2019
£65
Brenda Burgess welcomes students of all abilities to her ceramic sculpture workshops in some of the loveliest places. Clay is an amazing material and Brenda provides quality tuition in a relaxed and supportive environment to allow you to explore your creativity. Brenda truly welcomes students of all abilities to these session. Student numbers are limited to allow for plenty of tuition time. Friendly, supportive and fun sessions. Suitable for unusual team builders and hen days. Please email with any enquiries.

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