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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.

Saturdays 11-2pm or a mutually convenient time for both of us. This introductory class is for those who have never done pottery before or maybe not since they were at school. We use slabs to make a tea light or vase, we add texture to the clay and learn how to join slabs of clay together using the score and slip method. I then demonstrate how to throw a pot on the potters wheel, which...
Lincolnshire - Next course on 22nd June 2019
Limited to 6 places. We will provide 3 pieces ready for you to glaze & fire. This is a visually exciting and very fast way of firing pottery with beautiful and surprising results. Raku involves removing pottery from the kiln while at bright red heat & placing it into containers with combustible materials. Once the materials ignite the containers are closed. This produces an intense reduction atmosphere, which affects the colours in the glazes. The...
Cleveland/Teesside/County Durham
For Beginners and Intermediates: On your 4 week course, Alison 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. Maybe you have already learned the art of pottery and want to brush up on your...
Staffordshire - Next course on 16th September 2019
*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 DATES Jan 21-22 (Mon-Tues) Mar 25-26 (Mon-Tues) Sept 16-17 (Mon-Tues) Oct 21-22 (Mon-Tues) Host: Jon French Duration: 2 days Times: 9.30-16.30 Ability: Basic Places are restricted to a maximum of 10 to ensure sufficient one-to-one attention. Please bring: Towel, apron, your own named tools and wheelbats...
Northamptonshire - Next course on 2nd June 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...
Whether you have worked with Polymer Clay or not, let's get creative!! Polymer Clay is a bake-able clay, which comes in different brands and colours. I personally use Fimo for workshops as it is the most easily available in craft shops if you want to follow on after the course. Many students have mentioned how they remember it from their childhood and are amazed that it has progressed into such an inspiring and interesting craft....
Clay sculpture course near to Newark, Lincoln and Nottingham. Completely suitable for all abilities. Classes at Metamorphosis Sculpture place equal emphasis on inspiration and technique. Students are given a solid and expert grounding in diverse clay sculpting techniques that can be used to make works of art with a classical or contemporary direction. As a tutor I work closely with all students in developing a program which has special relevance for them and their unique...
A brilliant introduction to mosaic techniques which sets you up to succeed. Lesson in preparation, cutting, grouting etc giving loads of hints and tips which will give you a head start with your chosen project. Even if you have made mosaic before, you could find all sorts of hints and tips in this session. Beautiful purpose built fully equipped studio. Small friendly groups with the emphasis on fun, creativity and enthusiasm.
Derbyshire - Next course on 5th 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....
Mosaic courses run by award winning professional mosaic artist working in the UK and abroad for over 25 years on public and private commissions. Bernadette has also taught in schools, colleges and further education for 20 years. One day courses are £50 per student. All groups are small. Every workshop is designed to be inspiring, relaxing and fun. Students always leave happy with their works of art. You will learn all the essential skills required...