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Pottery and ceramics courses, classes and workshops are taught all across the UK. Want to learn the art of making pots or ceramics pieces? Learn the techniques from experienced potters and ceramicists. Generally speaking, pottery and ceramics courses include shaping, glazing and firing a piece of clay. You may also learn about different types of pottery, such as earthenware, porcelain and stoneware. The opportunity to use a pottery wheel and throw pots, as well as learn the basic principles of clay modelling or how to design and make a ceramic mosaic may be included.

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Image for Pembrokeshire Maddie Janes Mosaic
Come to my purpose built studio near St Davids and make something beautiful for your house, garden or for a special present. Book a two hour intensive lesson learning technique to set you up with the knowledge of how to design, plan, cut, place and finish your mosaic. Or book a two hour creative fun session and take a finished piece home. (Group discount available.) Materials provided include lots of different shapes and colours of...
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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...
Image for Ceramic Moon Gazing Hare/Character hares
Next course on 22nd April 2017
You will learn how to make a ceramic moon gazing hare in one day (approx 18cm tall) Step by step tuition from experienced artist and workshop facilitator. Hares will be ready for collection 2 to 4 weeks after completion, postage available by arrangement. Home made cakes and brews a plenty, the course runs from my home in Trawden so I never have more than six people at a time (well sometimes seven if they beg...
Image for Plaster Mould Making for Slip Cast Ceramics with Ed Bentley
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...
Image for Creating Ceramic Animals Courses - with James Ort
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: - 29/30 October SOLD OUT - 19/20th November (Just one space left as of 5/10/16) - 5th/6th April 2017 -...
Image for Lampwork bead making,melting glass in the flame   ADDICTIVE FUN....try pottery transfers as a treat too..
Come and learn how to make unique glass beads from rods of glass in the flame... addictive fun for you alone or with friends where i do a 50% reduced rate for the second and subsequent people.. 3 hrs where you make the beads in the flame and keep them all. An opportunity to make them into beautiful jewellery if you choose on the day. A great gift ...VOUCHERS for XMAS can be bought and...
Image for Maddie Janes One Day Mosaic workshop
Next available date Thursday 1 December. A brilliant introduction to mosaic techniques which sets you up to succeed. Lesson in preparation, cutting, grouting etc giving loads of hints and tips which will give you a head start with your chosen project. Even if you have made mosaic before, you could find all sorts of hints and tips in this session. Why not come and make a Christmas present? Price includes wonderful array of materials. Beautiful...
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Next course on 22nd February 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...
Image for Advanced Throwing with David Frith
Next course on 15th March 2017
*If you have completed this course please leave a review below!* Host: David Frith Duration: 3 days Times: 9.00-16.00 approx. Ability: Advanced Guidelines: To attend this course you should be a 'proficient thrower' able to comfortably and quickly throw a range of basic, medium sized forms. Please bring: Towel, apron, notepad, pen, boards to get your work home (corrugated card ideal) Important information: 1. Due to popular demand, this course has been increased from 2...
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Next course on 26th February 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 -...