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Clay Sculpture courses

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

£85
Gloucestershire
This workshop will teach you some basic clay hand building techniques and skills, enabling you to build your very own mug...or two...or three! Under guidance you will produce mug forms then create and attach handles and add decorative finishes to personalise your work. You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in our on site accommodation. When you book a residential package you will get discounted accommodation in our stylish...
£230
Gloucestershire
This course has been designed predominately for those with little or no ceramic experience and will guide you through the basic methods of hand building and construction. We will cover slab building, pinching ,coiling as well as using simple moulds and formers. The course will also introduce you to the ceramic processes from understanding the various types of clays, to firing and glazing. Participants may wish to develop their own ideas or follow other suggested...
£120
Gloucestershire
This course aims to explore how the face has been portrayed and the many styles used by artists. From Gainsborough to Modigliani we will delve into history to inspire our own head sculptures. We will explore the proportions of the head and learn simple sculpting techniques so that all participants will achieve their own small scale portrait sculpture. You do not require experience to access this course just curiosity and a desire to sculpt in...
£195
Oxfordshire
TWO DAY WORKSHOP In this inspiring and captivating workshop Barry will introduce you to the exciting world of sculpture! The Human Form Level 1 Barry will bring a portrait sculpture of a person for each student to copy in clay. Day 1 The morning will begin with making templates out of card and taking dimensions using callipers and steel rules. The afternoon will be spent beginning modelling the head on a pre-made armature in clay...
£68
Devon
Making silver jewellery doesn’t have to be difficult… if you can roll out pastry, use a biscuit cutter or a craft knife you can use metal clay! * Easy * Social * Fun * Eco-friendly * In this class you’ll have a basic introduction to the material, tools and processes, followed by some time to practice and finalise your design before getting started on “the real thing”. You will then create your piece and it...
£35
Warwickshire - Next course on 7th May 2019
In this fun workshop we will start be creating a fabric sculpted background for your hare. You will then learn how to create a basic armature using foil and masking tape, how to mix Powertex Stone Art clay and apply to the armature. We will then go on and use Powertex pigments and varnish to bring out the character of your creation. Finally we will build up your piece in a box frame ready for...
£230
Gloucestershire
Exploring Artists and Art History can offer a wealth of joy and inspiration from examining Art in its historical context to the motivations and materials used by all of these wonderful creative people. This course gives us a brief look and understanding of the Russian Artist Wassilly Kandinsky and the opportunity to use his paintings and colour palette as a spring board to inspire our own ceramic vessel forms. The format ensures this course is...
£1788
London
Develop your own practice or prepare a portfolio for Foundation or HND. Some students progress directly to BA and Masters. NCFE Level 2 certificate. This course can be paid in instalments. Who is this course for Preparation for Foundation, FDA or HND. Some students progress directly to BA./MA (NCFE Accreditation). This course is for those ready for a year long accredited course, with some experience of Art and Design who wish to develop their skills...
£210
Greater London - Next course on 5th June 2019
This course will allow you to explore sculpture in life and portrait head modelling in clay by developing observational and modelling skills and individual creativity. New and returning students work alongside each other in a mutually supportive environment. Learners will be encouraged to explore their own personal approach, developing confidence & skills in a creative, supportive and well equipped studio. Basic materials included. Extra charge for materials used over and above the allocated material course...
£285
Greater London - Next course on 24th April 2019
All day 5 week Life & Portrait clay sculpture workshop focussing on one model and one pose: 1st term Portrait head; 2nd term Standing pose; 3rd term life sculpture with option of some costume and props. Choice of composition within pose. Develop observation skills, individual expression, clay modelling and clay preparation techniques for firing. Suitable for all levels, including beginners. New and returning students work alongside each other in a mutually supportive workshop environment. Learners...