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Pottery & ceramics courses

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.

£59
West Yorkshire - Next course on 22nd June 2019
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,...
£80
Northamptonshire - Next course on 22nd July 2019
Ever wished you could throw pots successfully at the potter's wheel? Well, now you can! Richard Gibson MA is 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 days course will give you a head start on some of the essential techniques required to...
£190
Derbyshire - Next course on 9th November 2019
Design and make your own mosaic. Explore traditional or contemporary approaches using beautiful glass and ceramic tiles. Potential projects include a decorative panel, mirror frame, trivet or house number/name. An inspirational slide show is followed by instruction on materials and shaping techniques. A design session will help you develop your own creative project in the style and material of your choice. You are welcome to work from your own design or one provided by Zantium....
£260
North Yorkshire
This course is ideal for beginners with an interest in ceramics and who wish to participate in an enjoyable practical ceramics course. You will have the opportunity to develop skills in hand building principals, coiling, slab building, pinching and surface relief for ceramics including under glazing and glazing. You will be given the opportunity towards the end of the course to develop a final piece in your `Guided making time`, which will be linked to...
£110
Hertfordshire - Next course on 24th June 2019
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. Monday evenings 7-9.30pm 24th...
£150
Oxfordshire - Next course on 1st August 2019
Discover how to design and make a mosaic at Phoenix Studio in an informal and friendly setting. You’ll learn how to cut and arrange the tesserae, and how to grout and complete the mosaic. Experienced students can try out new techniques. A variety of projects and techniques is offered. Phoenix Studio is a large, well appointed studio in a beautiful rural setting not far from Thame in Oxfordshire. A list of local B&B accommodation is...
£95
Herefordshire
If you are new to clay this course will introduce you to making pots on a wheel - throwing, and hand-building pots. If you already have some experience this course will enable you to practice what you already know and extend your knowledge. The day will consist of demonstrations of throwing on the wheel and hand building techniques by Pat Thompson with plenty of time for practice and coaching throughout the day. Class size will...
£240
Herefordshire - Next course on 5th August 2019
Our course leader and experienced ceramicist and educationalist Pat Thompson will handle the development of your skills and the conveying of our ethos with her very capable hands. This course is ideal for you if you are looking for an extensive introduction to throwing and hand building or just to refresh rusty skills. These 6 sessions will guide you through the basics of pottery techniques, using both hand-building and wheel-throwing. At the beginning of each...
£360
Hampshire - Next course on 21st June 2019
It doesn't matter how much potting experience you have - total beginner or happy hobby potter, Dave has plenty of time to tutor each individual, and so the making schedule can be flexible. As Dave is a thrower, a large part of the pottery course will be spent on the wheel learning the different techniques. We have 7 wheels for 7 people. Day one involves getting to grips with the wheel and the basic techniques,...
£175
Staffordshire
The day will cover the following elements: - Clay preparation - Centring the clay - Throwing cylinders with the aim of producing forms of even thickness. - Developing basic forms - Wiring pots off the wheel Book the course for two people for £300 saving £50 on the course rate. There is a maximum of two places available to book for this course per workshop, giving the opportunity for really focused tuition. If booking for...

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