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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, some things may be relevant! We each start by rolling out a pancake of clay and making an owl, to...
£180
Essex
Mixed ability sculpture classes exploring traditional and modern approaches to fine art sculpture through structured and individual project work. This course is offered by Turning Tree Arts and runs from my studio at Parndon Mill in Harlow, Essex, which is also home to my fine art practice. The small classes I run from only £6 per hour are mixed ability in sculpture. They are designed to allow each individual the time and space to explore...
£110
Hertfordshire - Next course on 11th February 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 11th...
£220
London - Next course on 2nd February 2019
This course is a hands on two-day intensive course on Silicone Mould Making, focusing on casting and mould making using silicone rubber moulds. Silicone is a versatile material that enables you to make highly detailed moulds that are flexible and can be used to make many casts. During the course you will identify various rubber mould making techniques including: Solid rubber moulds. Skin moulds with plaster jackets. Cavity moulds with plaster Jackets. You will identify...
£59
West Yorkshire - Next course on 26th January 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...
£40
uk
Hi my name is Lucky and I have been teaching now for 18 yrs and have had my art school for 13 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,...
£25
Oxfordshire
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...
£170
Oxfordshire - Next course on 23rd March 2019
Take a couple of days out from your normal life to create a portrait 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 creating a portrait from building your armature to preparing your model for firing. It can be as figurative or abstract as you like – the choice is yours – and Karin will help...
£260
Oxfordshire - Next course on 30th March 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 –...
£220
West Midlands - Next course on 11th February 2019
This course provides an introduction to sculpting the figure in clay. Participants will work from a life model. During day one a number of clay sketches will be made, the emphasis being on achieving proportion and gesture. Day two and three participants will look at human anatomy and will work on a final piece which can then be fired. The course runs from 10am to 4pm each day The course will be taught by Miranda...