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Ceramics courses

Ceramics and pottery courses, classes and workshops across the UK. Ceramics courses include pottery throwing, sculpting, clay modelling, glazing and firing techniques. Learn ceramics on residential, weekly or weekend workshops - for beginners as well as those with experience seeking to develop their techniques and skills.

If you are new to pottery and ceramics and or simply want to spend some time improving your throwing on a dedicated wheel, sign-up for one of our Throwing Days. Private Group / Corporate booking available. You will enjoy your own dedicated electrical wheel in a relaxing countryside location near Winchester. The Studio is newly equipped and offers a selection of beautiful studio glazes. An opportunity to improve your throwing skills and unleash your inner...
Hi my name is Lucky and I have been teaching now for 18 yrs and have had my art school for 13 years. I teach Children and Adults from age 4 yrs up... my oldest student is now 89 and has been with me for 13 yrs. Some of my children have been with me for up to 14 yrs; it's sad to see them finally leave for college! Lucky Studio is a very relaxed,...
Four week time classes for adults, running either weekly or fortnightly throughout the term ( six- ten sessions per term): Monday mornings (10-1) Monday evenings (6.15-9.15) Wednesday morning (10-1) Thursday morning 10-1 Newcomers can try two sessions one-off to see if sculpture and my teaching style suits them, and if they are positive , they can book for the whole term. The teaching studio is idyllically situated in a conservatory surrounded by a sculpture garden,...
Hampshire - Next course on 2nd July 2019
This is a 10-week pottery throwing course made up of ten 2.5 hour lessons. During the 10-week course, you will be taught all the steps of making a pot on a potter’s wheel, including throwing, turning and glazing. The course caters for complete beginner upwards. You can expect to make between 5-10 pieces during the course. There will be a maximum of 4 students on each course to allow each student to be given individual...
Design and make multiple outcomes using the traditional handbuilding methods of pinching, coiling and slabbing. Experiment with surface decoration techniques including stamping, imprinting, stencilling and sgraffito. Explore texture and colour using oxides and coloured slips.
South Yorkshire
Express yourself using the wonderful art of mosaic making using mosaic cutting tools and a wide range of high quality colourful tiles, glass, natural and found materials. In this mixed ability, freestyle mosaic class you can create your own 2D or 3D project ideas for your home, garden or as gifts. Coralie Turpin-Thomson is an Artist with over 20 years experience in making mosaics and Public Art in the City and beyond. Classes are held...
“Be inspired and get creative with clay… Giant seed pods, twisted teapots, big boxes and bowls, whatever you want to make, I’ll guide you. Have fun and learn pottery in a welcoming and supportive environment. Everyone is creative and anyone can learn pottery!” In the pottery classes, I aim to build confidence, encourage experimentation and create a space that is welcoming and inspiring. Anyone can attend the pottery classes, they are suitable for all abilities....
Wiltshire - Next course on 30th June 2019
An introductory course, run by highly experienced degree qualified ceramacists suitable for complete beginners or those who are wanting to refresh their skills. The sessions will introduce students to a number of different clays, their suitability for different techniques, firing ranges and workability. Students will progress through slab building, coiling and throwing projects and will also have the opportunity to explore surface decoration using coloured slips. This is a very informative course with a practical...
Throwing a pot on the wheel. A fun and friendly taster course for those who want to try out throwing a pot on the wheel. Small class numbers and personal attention make sure that you get all the support needed. Perfect for the complete beginner, or a refresher for more experienced students. Your session price includes choosing your best pots and having them fired. The price given above is for 2 people for 2 hrs...
Devon - Next course on 3rd June 2019
For those who love a bit of glitz and glamour! Polymer clay is a fascinating medium with which to use a range of metallic foils as the effects that can be achieved are seemingly endless. On this course, you'll learn how to prepare your clay and apply imitation gold, silver or copper leaf to a clay sheet. We will enhance the effects of the foil by adding alcohol inks - the patterns and effects you...