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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.

Oxfordshire - Next course on 27th January 2018
A day of fun and relaxation held at 'The Pottery' in the beautiful countryside near Henley on Thames. Learn the art of hand-building pots and vessels with pinch, coil and slab methods. Workshops will give the participant a chance to experiment and play with the clay and have at least 3 finished products at the end of the day. Classes are limited to a maximum size of 4 people. Weekdays can be arranged for groups...
This one day pottery workshop is for everyone who want to experience this lovely relaxing and creative craft. Have fund creating something useful and beautiful from real clay to keep forever. The day is taught in a purpose built pottery studio in a lovely Kent seafront location. The day may cover all aspects of pottery; hand building, coiling, slab building and having a go on the potter’s wheel! Work will be fired and glazed for...
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...
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...
Oxfordshire - Next course on 9th December 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: - 29th/30 August 2017 (SOLD OUT) - 31st August/1st September 2017 (SOLD OUT) - 11th /12th November 2017 (SOLD OUT)...
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...
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 lesson there is a demonstration of a technique to be used in the class. You will then be able to create your own unique piece using the technique you have been shown or work...
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...
West Midlands
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...
STAFFORDSHIRE - Next course on 3rd December 2017
Staffordshire potter Caroline, of EarthFireCeramics, will expertly guide you through some of the various techniques to get you started on your ceramic journey. From pinch pots, coiling and slabwork to clay decoration using slips and glazes you will work at a steady and relaxed pace to create some wonderful objects to be proud of. Class times: Tuesdays (7.00pm - 9.00pm): Fridays (1.00pm - 3.00pm): To book contact Caroline via the contact form above.