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.
Learn how to make pots using a Potter’s Wheel. We’ll introduce you to the basics of throwing and guide you throughout the session – get started and keep going. You’ll practice throwing cylindrical pots and learn how to centre, open, collar, pull, shape, finish and wire off your finished work.
Throwing Experience for One
One-to-one tuition and practice time. At the end of the session you’ll be invited to select your best two pots and...
One-2-One pot throwing sessions with the Artshed Team. We offer sessions for learning the basics of throwing on a potters wheel.
The 2 hour session is an ideal opportunity for a taster to sample the process.
Like any thing that takes time to learn - it's all about the practice.
The tutor is able to show you the process of throwing, the preparation of the clay and removal from the wheel. Time permitting, the tutor...
*Pottery throwing on the wheel. Tuition is one to one and aimed at improving throwing skills. It will accomodate the level of previous experience of the pupil and will be tailored around their specific rquirements. Emphasis on developing an own vocabulary with regards to shape and form.
Classes take place in Christine's well equipped studio in the Model House Craft and Design Centre in Llantrisant, South Wales.
Throwing, turning and if required burnishing form the...
If you would like to have a go at throwing, or if you have done throwing before and would like to refresh your skills, then why not come along for individual tuition. The session is one hour long and will cover clay preparation, centring, and forming. Two of the best pieces produced will be fired and clear glazed for you. Longer sessions are also available, please enquire at time of booking.
About the teacher
This is a one day tile and coaster making course including a delicious lunch of local breads and salads.
Run by Sheena Bond, the course will cover a variety of methods to make and decorate tiles and coasters, including the use of tile formers, tile cutters and silk screens for printing designs.
Students will have the chance to make their own tiles and try a variety of printing techniques on to clay. Students can expect...
Travelling clay workshops for community groups from toddlers to residential care homes. The workshops are tailor made for ability and are suitable for visually impaired and those with dementia. The minimum booking is for 8 people and includes clay, and kiln firing, price starts at £9 per person. Bookings range from a one off project to regular monthly sessions. The workshops travel to Bournemouth , Ferndown, Blandford, Weymouth and surrounding areas. Please take a look...
Wendy has a degree in Ceramics and as at least 20 years experience. She as run courses at her workshop in the beautiful village of Hutton le Hole for a number of years.
Come and try your hand at throwing on our Kick wheel. This course is aimed at anyone who would like try their hand at throwing and as never tried it before. Please note you will be using a kick wheel so will...
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April 15-16 (Mon-Tue)
Host: Lise Moorcroft
Course duration: 2 days
Places are restricted to a maximum of 8 to ensure sufficient one-to-one attention. To attend this course you should have a basic knowledge of ceramics. Full information about our courses including...
Workshops looking at clay properties, different clay types, ways of manipulation to create forms, surface pattern and texture and much more!
Jenny gained a 3 Dimensional Design BA (Hons) from Manchester Art and Design School in 2013. She now lives in West Sussex and teaches ceramic techniques from her studio in her garden.
An apron/ old shirt is necessary to protect clothing.
There will be a brief demonstration by Jenny then the participant is encouraged...
Based in Honeybourne, Worcestershire, our pottery classes are open to adults of all ability levels, from complete beginners to those with more experience. With a maximum class size of 10 students, we are able to ensure plenty of one to one tuition. Our teaching approach is friendly and informal. We offer demonstrations and tuition in all the basic hand-building skills including pinch pots, coiling, slabbing, press moulding and throwing on the potter's wheel. However also...