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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.

Next course on 21st August 2017
The Sculpture Place is running a three day portrait head course taught by Miranda Wakeman a professional sculptor with 17 years teaching experience. Participants will make a full size portrait head, working from a professional life model. The cost is £135. 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
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...
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...
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...
Next course on 9th September 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...
Next course on 11th November 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 - 9th...
Next available date Saturday 6 May Mastering Mosaics 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. Price includes wonderful array of materials. Beautiful purpose built fully equipped studio. Small...
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...
Next course on 1st September 2017
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...