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Clay modelling courses, classes and workshops are taught all across the UK. On a clay modelling course you may learn sculpting and hand building skills along with gaining knowledge about different types of clay. You can make tiles, pots, portraits, brooches, hanging ornaments, tea light holders... or pretty much anything you want! You may learn ceramic hand-building techniques such as slabbing and pinching, modelling and coiling; you may be interested in clay sculpture or relief modelling in clay. Browse UK clay modelling courses and workshops and find your ideal creative ceramics course.

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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. Courses are priced at: £50 for 2...
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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 ceramic design projects. I teach ‘one-to-one’ at dates to suit you. I can assist industrial designers, craft potters, students or anyone wishing to...
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Next course on 8th April 2017
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: - 5th/6th April 2017 (SOLD OUT) - 8th/9th April 2017 (SOLD OUT) - 29th/30 August 2017 (almost SOLD OUT) -...
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Next course on 27th March 2017
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...
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Next course on 26th March 2017
I teach children and teenagers above 8 years of age Holiday and Sunday AM sculpture workshops are particularly addressed at the under-18s - but they are family friendly , encouraging children and adults to share the studio; I feel everyone could benefit in the best case scenario: children learn to be more concentrated, persevering and calmer; adults are encouraged by the confidence of children to throw themselves into new projects. I teach all topics -...
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Next course on 6th May 2017
Come and have a go at making a ceramic Green man wall sculpture from scratch. Step by step tuition is provided as well as freshly baked cake! All my courses are suitable for beginners. If you can't make the dates and have a group of between 3 and 6 people then please message me and we can arrange a workshop around you.
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One day ceramics and pottery workshop including a delicious afternoon tea PLEASE VISIT MY WEBSITE FOR FULL DETAILS INCLUDING PACKAGES FOR MORE THAN ONE BOOKING AND RETURNING STUDENTS. Lorraine Bates is a fully qualified teacher and designer maker who trained at Bath Academy of Art, and has many years experience in the pottery industry in Stoke. Learn to throw on the wheel, hand build or slip cast in the Potters studio. This day course can...
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4 week courses running throughout the year exploring the basic techniques of pottery. Our classes run for 4 consecutive weeks followed by a weeks break, they continue in this way throughout the year. Weekly classes suitable for, but not exclusive to, beginners. Our groups are small, friendly & informal. with a maximum of 6-8 people per class we can provide you with ample support & encouragement. At the beginning of each lesson there is a...
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Next course on 24th April 2017
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,...
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Next course on 13th May 2017
With step-by-step tuition from Karin Ort, make a clay sculpture based on one of our life models. COURSES ON: - 13/14 May 2017 SOLD OUT - 25/26 November 2017 Karin will guide you through the process of clay modelling; explaining how to handle & control the clay, get your proportions right and finish the piece in preparation for firing. Perfect for the complete novice and experienced artists alike, you can work in a realistic or...