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

East Sussex - Next course on 13th October 2018
During this two day course Nikki will show you how to make this beautiful hare using air dry clay, paper, wire, found objects and beads. This is a very informal and relaxed two day course enabling you to explore various forms of mixed media and incorporating them into your sculpture.
Somerset - Next course on 22nd September 2018
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, some things may be relevant! We each start by rolling out a pancake of clay and making an owl, to...
Hi my name is Lucky and I have been teaching now for 15 yrs and have had my art school for 10 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,...
West Yorkshire - Next course on 29th September 2018
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...
Three week time classes for adults, running fortnightly throughout the term ( seven sessions per course): 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, or they can book for the whole term. The teaching studio is idyllically situated in a conservatory surrounded by a sculpture garden, in a village just outside Oxford. The choice of topic includes all...
Oxfordshire - Next course on 22nd September 2018
Spend a weekend 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. Weekends also happening on the following dates: - 23/24 August 2018 SOLD OUT - 22/23 September -17/18 November NB These popular courses sell out quickly out so...
Oxfordshire - Next course on 13th October 2018
Take a couple of days and create a clay portrait. We provide the model, you create a ceramic study with our tuition and support. NB THIS DATE HAS ALMOST SOLD OUT - Book now to avoid disappointment or to go on the waiting list. Email via the contact form above for more details or go onto the Phoenix Studio's website and sign up to the mailing list yourself! Karin Ort will take you through the...
Lancashire - Next course on 27th October 2018
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 All my courses are suitable for beginners. Please get in touch via the contact form...
Oxfordshire - Next course on 8th December 2018
With step-by-step tuition from Karin Ort, make a clay sculpture based on one of our life models. COURSES ON: - 12/13 May 2018 - just a few spaces left! - 8/9 December 2018 (NB £165) Karin will guide you through the process of clay modelling; explaining how to handle & control the clay, get your proportions right and finish the piece in preparation for firing. Perfect for the complete novice and experienced artists alike, you...
An exciting opportunity to work with both a sculptor and a potter to explore, develop and refine your practical and creative skills relating to kiln-fired clay sculpture. This 3-day course is full of valuable technical information including clay preparation, handling and firing as well as the creative development of three-dimensional composition and practical experience in the construction and modelling of clay sculpture using a fine grogged clay body and slab and coiling building techniques. We...