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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.

Northamptonshire - Next course on 26th May 2018
Ever wished you could throw pots successfully at the potter's wheel? Well, now you can! I am 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 course will give you a head start on some of the essential techniques required to produce your very...
Wiltshire - Next course on 18th June 2018
Would you like to work with clay? Think you might like to develop ceramics as a hobby? Not sure where to start and need help to find and develop your inspiration? Then this unique course is for you. With many years of teaching and making behind them Geri and Sue have now developed this new course for those who would like to learn and make and perhaps take there ceramics on to the next level....
West Midlands - Next course on 16th July 2018
Students will be working in clay and from a life model to produce a portrait . This course is taught by Miranda Wakeman a professional sculptor with 17 years teaching experience. The course is suitable for beginners. A additional charge is made for firing approx £10 Classes take place in a light and spacious studio. All abilities are welcome. The Sculpture Place, a community interest company, is located in the Newhampton Arts Centre Wolverhampton.
Somerset - Next course on 26th May 2018
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, some things may be relevant! We each start by rolling out a pancake of clay and making an owl, to...
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. I'm very flexible on tuition dates and...
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. In a 2 hour class you will...
Oxfordshire - Next course on 14th July 2018
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: - 11/12 April - SOLD OUT - 14/15 April - SOLD OUT - 14/15th July 2018 (NB this a family...
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...
Please be aware, the weekly classes are currently all full. * space available on our Wednesday afternoon class. I do offer 'taster' sessions, if you would like more information for this please contact me. Weekly classes suitable for, but not exclusive to, beginners. Our groups are small, friendly & informal, with a maximum of 6-8 people per class so that we can provide you with ample support & encouragement. At the beginning of each pottery...
Spend a whole day celebrating your special occasion or just having some fun and creative 'time out' in a purpose built pottery studio in a lovely Kent seafront location. Have fun creating something beautiful and useful from real clay, to keep for ever. Have a go on the potters wheel! Make something useful for yourself, wedding favours, something for a baby's room, a keepsake of a family reunion. The day may cover all aspects of...