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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.

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...
North Yorkshire
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...
*If you have completed this course please leave a review below!* Please click BOOK ONLINE to be redirected to our Eventbrite booking page which contains full course information. 2019 DATE April 15-16 (Mon-Tue) Host: Lise Moorcroft Course duration: 2 days Times: 9.30-16.30 Ability: Basic-Intermediate-Advanced 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...
West Sussex
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...
This 2.5-hour workshop is a gentle introduction to the meditative craft of throwing pottery on the wheel. We will start by covering some essential theory while learning how to handle and prepare clay. You will, then, be guided through all the fundamental steps of the process and have the chance to create your own pieces on the wheel. The class is suitable for adults who are starting out on their clay journey or just want...
Greater London - Next course on 3rd June 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...
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 -...
If you've always wanted to have a go at throwing then this is a good place to start. This session is 2 hours long and is designed for two people so is a great shared experience for two friends or a couple. One of our tutors will teach you how to create a simple cylinder shape that you could use as either cups, flower pots or for serving food. Your tutor will use demonstrations, discussions...