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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.

£15
Oxfordshire - Next course on 27th June 2019
Clay sculpture taster workshop, "Make an animal or a human figure or abstract form with sculptor, Beatrice Hoffman". All levels including complete beginners! Many practical and aesthetic skills relating to ceramic sculpting will be learned; understanding the nature of clay, tool use, surface textures and fine motor skills; bonding, modelling, carving, coil, slab and solid sculptures. Beatrice Hoffman is a widely exhibited sculptor creating figurative and abstract sculptures, for private  homes or gardens, or public...
£215
London - Next course on 1st May 2019
Explore and experiment with a range of ceramic techniques specifically for sculpture such as slip casting, slab building, coiling, press moulding, simple glazing. Who is this course for Those wishing to work with ceramics. An opportunity to try out a range of processes for the making of sculpture in ceramic materials. This will include modeling, construction, casting and relevant glazing and colouring techniques for ceramics. Although some techniques are applicable to pottery the course is...
£108
London - Next course on 3rd May 2019
Make and create with this enjoyable, experimental and imaginative sculpture course where you will learn a broad range of techniques to realise your project. Work with Ceramics, Wirework, Metal, Wood and Found Objects. Work independently or follow set projects. Whether a beginner or experienced come and enjoy the process of making. Come with an idea you wish to explore, follow a set project or finish up work that you haven't completed. This is a fun,...
£115
Cardiff - Next course on 25th April 2019
Over the six week course, Ceramic Artist Karen Dawn Curtis will guide you step by step through the basic techniques of slab building. Each week, you will learn new skills building your confidence in the material, while having fun. In the last week, you will learn to glaze your own work. By the end of the six weeks, you will have made six clay objects including a mug, a cute cottage and figure. All the...
£360
Hampshire
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,...
£90
Buckinghamshire
Throwing Workshops with Mark Compton. The workshops will run subject to two people being booked for each day. You can book a single place and be paired with someone else for the day or book both places for youself and a friend or partner. I run most of the workshops on Saturdays but I can possibly do days in the week if people wish, please contact me to discuss mutually suitable dates. If you would...
£120
West Yorkshire
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...
£125
Mid Glamorgan
*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...
£30
Hertfordshire
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 Elly...
£20
Hertfordshire - Next course on 18th May 2019
We are running throwing taster sessions at Artshed so you can get the taste for it! Book a 30 minute slot for £20pp, including clay, glazing and firing. We have two potters' wheels and two people can throw at the same time, so this is a great opportunity to come along with someone else and learn a new skill together. Suitable for any age group - children just need to be able to reach the...