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Clay Sculpture courses

Clay sculpture courses, classes and workshops taught by independent ceramic artists all across the UK.

£190
Somerset - Next course on 25th May 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...
£105
Oxfordshire - Next course on 20th July 2019
During the course, students will create an animal sculpture from recycled textiles & Powertex art products, suitable for outdoor display once dry. Students will be able to chose between a Highland Cattle, Sheep or Bison sculpture. We will cover a number of techniques including simple armature making, mixing air-drying clay, clay sculpting, wet dip textile sculpting, material selection, & mixing/dry brushing with pigments to add colour. The course is ideal for beginners, new to Powertex....
£110
Hertfordshire - Next course on 5th June 2019
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...
£59
West Yorkshire - Next course on 22nd May 2019
Hello! I’m Richard from Twisted Earth Ceramics and I am based in West Yorkshire, just a short distance from Leeds and Bradford. I make hand-crafted animal sculptures all of which begin life from a single block of clay. I am fully mobile and work from several sites across Yorkshire and beyond! Why not spend the day learning how to make a sculpture to be proud of using a technique that is fun, expressive and gets...
£260
Oxfordshire - Next course on 31st August 2019
Spend two days learning how to make clay animals using a contemporary technique that is loose, expressive and breaks all the rules. The course is great for beginners and experienced artists alike. And the best part is that you can make pretty much whatever animals you like too. The course is taught by artists, James Ort and Alison Pink. They specialise in a form of contemporary clay modelling which pushes clay to its limits –...
£65
Kent - Next course on 9th October 2019
Brenda Burgess welcome students of all abilities to her ceramic sculpture workshops in some of the loveliest places. Clay is an amazing material and Brenda provides quality tuition in a relaxed and supportive environment to allow you to explore your creativity. Brenda truly welcomes students of all abilities to these session. Student numbers are limited to allow for plenty of tuition time. Friendly, supportive and fun sessions. Suitable for unusual team builders and hendays. A...
£170
Oxfordshire - Next course on 30th November 2019
Take a couple of days out from your normal life to create a figure in clay. We provide the model, tuition, clay, oh, and the perfect environment for total absorption! Taught by Karin Ort, she will take you through the whole process of creating the human form, getting your proportions right and preparing your model for firing. It can be as figurative or abstract as you like – the choice is yours – and Karin...
£40
Lancashire - Next course on 6th July 2019
You will learn how to make a ceramic moon gazing hare in one day (approx 18cm tall). Step by step tuition from experienced artist and workshop facilitator. Hares will be ready for collection 2 to 4 weeks after completion, postage available by arrangement. If you are interested in a group booking (minimum 6 people) then separate dates can be arranged I have many more workshops available on my facebook page including a large hare weekend...
£150
West Midlands - Next course on 3rd June 2019
Students will work from a life model on week one to create a sketch piece. A scaled up version of the sketch will be sculpted in the following sessions using slabs of crank. Once fired these pieces will be suitable to place outdoors. This course is taught by Miranda Wakeman, a professional sculptor with 20 years teaching experience. The course is suitable for beginners. There will be a charge for firing of up to £15....
£25
Oxfordshire
I teach children and teenagers above 8 years of age Holiday and Sunday AM sculpture workshops are particularly addressed at the under-18s - but they are family friendly , encouraging children and adults to share the studio; I feel everyone could benefit in the best case scenario: children learn to be more concentrated, persevering and calmer; adults are encouraged by the confidence of children to throw themselves into new projects. I teach all topics -...