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.
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...
- Next course on 17th September 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 20 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.
- Next course on 12th September 2018
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...
Raku is the ancient Japanese art of rapid glaze firing. You will learn how to achieve the most amazing and unique glaze patterns on your ceramic objects , pots and bowls etc, using this unusual technique. Unlike conventional firing techniques, Raku is a firing technique that pulls ceramic objects from the kiln at temperatures of up to 1,000 degrees centigrade. The pots are then immediately placed in combustible materials before being dramatically plunged into water...
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!
NEW.............................Pottery transfers, choose an item to decorate...
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...
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:
- 23/24 August 2018 SOLD OUT
- 22/23 September
NB These popular courses sell out quickly out so...
My workshops are suitable for beginners and also the more experienced mosaicist. Within the workshop you will have the option of working with glass and ceramic tiles plus the option to experiment with broken crockery and mixed media should you want to be adventurous!
Within the 2 hour class you will be taught how to cut and place your tiles and will be given direction and resources to best support you in the design and...
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.
Beautiful purpose built fully equipped studio. Small friendly groups with the emphasis on fun, creativity and enthusiasm.