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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.

£180
West Sussex - Next course on 13th March 2019
Jenny is running 6 week handbuilding ceramic Courses. The courses will include introduction to stoneware clay and various methods of making vessels and tiles. Focus on surface pattern, texture and use of coloured slips. Application of glaze following biscuit firing. This course can be for the complete beginner or those with experience of working with clay and the participant will be encouraged to develop their own ideas. Please get in touch via the contact form...
£150
Devon - Next course on 13th March 2019
Come and join Roop from RAMP in the Mid Devon Countryside at the newly established Devon Applied Arts Workshop. Set in rolling fields outside Silverton, between Exeter and Tiverton, the space is a well heated, purpose-built studio workshop for the Applied Arts with wheelchair access and ample parking. We are running a six-week beginners ceramic evening class for 2 and half hours on a Wednesday evening from 6.30-9.00. A maximum of ten students per class....
£29
Greater London
Session Duration 2 Hours What’s included in the price? All you need to bring with you is a smile. Be ready for a fun day, full of loads of information and pleasure and learning as well as most importantly learning how to work with clay and make your very own handmade pieces. Description: tea light holder Are YOU looking for something new and exciting? Maybe you want to learn a new hobby? Possibly start a...
£60
South Yorkshire
Raku ware is a type of Japanese pottery traditionally used in Japanese tea ceremonies, most often in the form of chawan tea bowls. Raku Firing is a process in which ceramic work is removed from the kiln at bright red heat and subjected to post-firing reduction (or smoking) by being placed in containers of combustible materials, which blackens raw clay and causes crazing in the glaze surface. This Western raku firing process has a huge...
£16
Lancashire
The sessions are tailored to every individual's needs. With beginners, I usually start with a few set projects to teach the various techniques. You will learn slabbing, coiling and pinching and make items such as a poppy, hanging ornaments, an owl, a tea-light holder, a snowman, a vase etc. Later on, you will have the opportunity to develop your own project using the techniques learned in a relaxed informal atmosphere. You can pick ideas from...
£85
Northamptonshire - Next course on 2nd March 2019
Learn the tools and techniques needed to create a beautiful flower corsage using cold porcelain paste with award winning artisan sugar flower artist Jill Tisbury. No firing is required so you will leave with your finished item. Workshop dates are currently available for Saturdays, Sundays or Mondays. Contact me if you have a specific date in mind. Great experience day for bridal parties and mums and bride days. New course dates added to website for...
£75
Cumbria - Next course on 4th June 2019
Come and enjoy experimenting with the ancient Japanese technique of glazing and firing raku. Exciting and fast moving – raku is irresistible and highly in vogue at present. Raku firing is unique and one of the most dramatic and exciting ways to fire pottery. It was developed in Japan in the 16th century for the Japanese tea ceremony. Tutor Dave Norman arrives with his kiln and all equipment necessary for this outdoor day of working...
£70
Yorkshire
Come and spend some time developing your ceramics skills in a relaxing, supportive environment. Workshops are open to all and being small groups only, are individually tailored to ability. All workshops are run by myself, I've taught art for over 25 years as well as creating my own work, and take place in my studio in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. A day spent learning hand building techniques so that you are able to roll out...
£85
Cheshire
Do you fancy a creative day out at our studio, based at the idyllic setting of Riverside Organic farm? We are situated in a very old barn, on a beautiful working organic farm in the middle of Cheshire countryside. Situated approx 8 miles from J18 of the M6. Make your own glass art with float glass, fired over a mould you will make in our studio. A really great course for beginners & those with...
£70
North Yorkshire
The Mosaic Workshop is a day course teaching the basic techniques of mosaic. The day consists of choosing your base to work on, several bases are available from mirrors, large stones for the garden, ply wood that can be framed and hung on the wall to slate for relief mosaic images. You will then design your final image and draw it onto your base and create your mosaic. You will be able to take your...