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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.

Greater London - Next course on 16th March 2019
This course will allow you to get a feel of what it is like to work with clay and glaze and begin to understand it’s potential to make a form using the potters throwing wheel. We will look at different types of clay and learn how to shape and mould it, experiment with the some options for decorating the clay surface through mark making and completing the form with a basic introduction to glazing. There...
Greater London - Next course on 4th March 2019
Learn the basics of working with Porcelain clay on the throwing wheel. It is not recommended for complete beginners. This course will guide you by demonstration and practical sessions to gain confidence with using this material. Each student will have sole use of a wheel for the length of the course. By the end of the course you will be able to You will learn how to throw and turn a range of simple forms...
Greater London
LEARN WHEEL THROWING BASICS This 2.5 hour wheel thrown pottery introduction gets you hands-on and dirty learning wheel throwing pottery basics. (Patrick Swayze not included). Each student will have their own wheel to work from and following a masterful tutor demonstration its straight down to practice. Our tutors include Nam Tram and Clover from the recent series of The Great Pottery Throwdown, expect to be impressed. Support will be on hand as you try to...
Northamptonshire - Next course on 25th February 2019
Join us for one of our 6-week courses in wheel-throwing! Classes run once a week for 2.5 hours at our state-of-the art studios in the heart of the Northamptonshire countryside (daytime and evening classes available). In our beginners' course, you will learn basic throwing and trimming (turning) techniques, and will be introduced to the glazing process and glazing options. Learn how to centre clay on the wheel, and throw simple cylinder and bowl shapes -...
London - Next course on 2nd March 2019
A Lesson in Nature is teaming up with print artist Debbie Chessell to deliver a pottery workshop at The Museum of Futures creative space in Surbiton. The workshop will give an introduction into wild clay and how to make homeware from clay that We dig up in our local area. This workshop gives participants a chance to process raw materials and refine them into a very workable clay body. We will then plan and make...