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325 ceramics workshops found

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.

£80
Northamptonshire
Ever wished you could throw pots successfully at the potter's wheel? Well, now you can! Richard Gibson MA is a qualified ceramicist with over 20 years' experience of throwing clay pots and producing all manner of fine art made in clay. There is nothing as soothing or as therapeutic as sitting at the potter's wheel and throwing pots. This days course will give you a head start on some of the essential techniques required to...
£200
West Midlands - Next course on 21st October 2019
You will sculpt a full size portrait head in clay working from a life model. Our tutor is Miranda Wakeman, a professional sculptor with 20 years teaching experience. Whether you are a beginner or a more experienced sculptor this course is suitable for you. We start at 10am and finish at 4pm each day. We are based at the Newhampton Arts Centre in Wolverhampton, the studio is in a light and spacious Victorian classroom.
£150
Essex
The classes run termly on a Tuesday evening 6.30-9.00 or Wednesday 4.30-6.30. They are aimed at beginners and intermediates who would like to gain confidence to create their own artwork and those who want to gain new skills. Beginners will have an introduction to a range of different materials, disciplines and styles in art history. Intermediates will be encouraged to develop their skills and explore project based work. Materials and methods offered include drawing, painting,...
£80
West Yorkshire - Next course on 12th October 2019
Silver clay is a fantastic medium to work with! The versatility of clay, but with silver!! The end result is pure silver and stunning results can be achieved even by beginners. Laura Barnes, with many years teaching experience and a Masters Degree in Ceramics, will guide you through the process to create a piece/s that are unique to you and totally professional looking! Taught in the light, airy and warm studio of Creative with Nature...
£190
Somerset - Next course on 27th July 2019
I began teaching a few sculpture courses each summer over 4 years ago. It is nothing smart, only 4 people in my working studio at any time. There is often a vast mix of abilities, often no experience – sometimes a lot! There is always a lot to learn from another sculptors’ way of working. We each start by rolling out a pancake of clay and making an owl, to allow everyone to get used...
£260
North Yorkshire
This course is ideal for beginners with an interest in ceramics and who wish to participate in an enjoyable practical ceramics course. You will have the opportunity to develop skills in hand building principals, coiling, slab building, pinching and surface relief for ceramics including under glazing and glazing. You will be given the opportunity towards the end of the course to develop a final piece in your `Guided making time`, which will be linked to...
£110
Derbyshire - Next course on 9th August 2019
Day 1 This workshop is suitable for both beginners and improvers Learn how to use the clay making techniques of pinch coil and slab to create your own individually designed ceramic bird house. You will explore a variety of decorative techniques to enhance your design. This will include exploring natural materials to impress into the clay linking your design to the natural garden environment. Day 2 This workshop is suitable for both beginners and improvers...
£110
Hertfordshire
This course is suitable for all, from beginners to more experienced. Techniques such as slab building, pinching, coiling, press moulding, surface texture, colour and glazing are covered in the five weeks. From here, you are able to develop your own creativity with the material and are encouraged to explore your own interests and ideas. The class sizes are small (6 max) so advice and technical help is always there when needed. Monday evenings 7-9.30pm 24th...
£70
Cumbria - Next course on 24th August 2019
Learn a range of modelling techniques to breathe life into your 3d animal sculpture. You may already have ideas of whether you want to create one from local wildlife, more exotic climes, farm animals or a pet. We can give you lots of ideas but the choice is yours. Chris will help you with demonstrations and lots of helpful advice and tips. You will work in terracotta clay which fires to a nice, warm colour....
£150
Kent - Next course on 3rd August 2019
Both beginners and more experienced students will enjoy this opportunity to really focus on the structure, features and expressive potential of the face to make a portrait mask in clay from a clothed sitter. We will be working life-size, starting from a ‘press mould’ of the underlying bony structure and with reference to drawings of the musculature of the face. This quick but revealing method is designed to inform and enhance direct observation – to...

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