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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.

Hampshire - Next course on 24th September 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 6 students on each course to allow each student to be given individual...
Cumbria - Next course on 14th September 2019
This workshop is for anyone interested in creating lovely porcelain art work, whether that is you are a complete beginner or you have some previous experience. There is a maximum of 6 persons on a course. I will share with you some creative techniques that will help you make beautiful, individual pieces. There will be an opportunity to make either ornamental tea lights/vases or wall hangings, jewellery and/or flowers. The day will start learning some...
Hertfordshire - Next course on 28th September 2019
Audrey likes her classes to be set at the pace of the individual. So whether you're completely new to working in mosaic, or whether you have done it before, you will have the support and guidance required for your needs. The day begins with refreshments and an introduction to all the materials available for you to use. This will include a wide range of glass, ceramic and stone tiles and also a selection of crockery...
West Midlands
Learn to fire a gas fired raku kiln in our walled garden studio with gallery and picnic area. Glaze and fire your own pots in a selection of speciality glaze and colours. Lorraine is a post graduate trained potter of 30 years and you will leave with the confidence to carry on working on this medium. On a Raku firing day you will be provided with all tools, kiln, gas, post firing and reduction materials,...
The introductory pottery course is perfect for beginners who want to learn all stages of the making process, and for intermediates and experienced potters who want to develop their skills and learn new techniques. Students will cover different hand-building techniques including coiling, slab-building and pinch-pots, how to use moulds, different decoration techniques, how to apply glazes and also how to make your work safe for firing. New students will also be introduced to throwing on...
I love to inspire others to create beautiful pottery, so I offer a range of one-to-one and small group (max two) tuition in my garden studio in Dorking, covering the basics of throwing, turning and decorating, also coiling, slab work and the use of glazes, oxides and lustres. Students can explore pottery at their own pace, follow their individual interests and create lasting objects. One-to-one lessons cost £50 per 2-hour session, including materials and two...
Northamptonshire - Next course on 11th August 2019
Raku is the ancient Japanese art of rapid glaze firing. You will learn how to achieve the most amazing and unique glaze patterns on your ceramic objects , pots and bowls etc, using this unusual technique. Unlike conventional firing techniques, Raku is a firing technique that pulls ceramic objects from the kiln at temperatures of up to 1,000 degrees centigrade. The pots are then immediately placed in combustible materials before being dramatically plunged into water...
Staffordshire potter Caroline, of EarthFireCeramics, will expertly guide you through some of the various techniques to get you started on your ceramic journey. From pinch pots, coiling and slabwork to clay decoration using slips and glazes, you will work at a steady and relaxed pace to create some wonderful objects to be proud of. Studio sessions are bookable on a 4 week block basis and includes 4 x 2 hour sessions, a ball of clay...
Derbyshire - Next course on 10th October 2019
Design and make your own mosaic. Explore traditional or contemporary approaches using beautiful glass and ceramic tiles. Potential projects include a decorative panel, mirror frame, trivet or house number/name. An inspirational slide show is followed by instruction on materials and shaping techniques. A design session will help you develop your own creative project in the style and material of your choice. You are welcome to work from your own design or one provided by Zantium....
Cumbria - Next course on 17th August 2019
For availability on this course please see our website above, thank you. Our introduction to silver clay days are 'Inspired by Nature' and run by Jo Dix. Jo runs her own Silver jewellery business called Silver Forge in the South Lakes. There's a lot of freedom is forming jewellery from Silver Clay and so there is less emphasis on the traditional jewellery making skills. Being made of silver particles the material is not cheap by...

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