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Clay Sculpture courses

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

Hertfordshire - Next course on 25th March 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 25th...
West Midlands - Next course on 25th February 2019
Students will be working from a life model. A variety of facial expressions will be sculpted as sketches. In the final two weeks a more detailed piece can be sculpted for firing. 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 £10 Classes take place in a light and spacious studio. All abilities...
Oxfordshire - Next course on 11th May 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...
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...
Travelling clay workshops for community groups from toddlers to residential care homes. The workshops are tailor made for ability and are suitable for visually impaired and those with dementia. The minimum booking is for 8 people and includes clay, and kiln firing, price starts at £9 per person. Bookings range from a one off project to regular monthly sessions. The workshops travel to Bournemouth , Ferndown, Blandford, Weymouth and surrounding areas. Please take a look...
Crafty Bear Studios offers pop-up workshops across Essex, Suffolk and London, aimed at individuals and corporate clients alike. Courses are delivered by highly skilled and trained tutors. Get in touch for more information.
Do you dream of being more artistic? Of finding time in your busy life to scratch that creative itch? Even the best laid plans to use your days wisely can be thwarted. The washing needs hanging, you get an unexpected visitor who needs tea, the spare room isn’t set up for art! Why not come and create in a nice, relaxed environment? It’s simple – bring the art work of your choice, share the space...
The sessions are tailored to every individual's needs. With beginners, I usually start with a few set projects to teach the various techniques. You will learn slabbing, coiling and pinching and make items such as a poppy, hanging ornaments, an owl, a tea-light holder, a snowman, a vase etc. Later on, you will have the opportunity to develop your own project using the techniques learned in a relaxed informal atmosphere. You can pick ideas from...
2 hours during a Weekend or day time, outside of weekly sessions (see separate listing on Craft Courses for these). Please contact me for availability. For people who wants an experience of clay work as a couple or in a group including families with children from 5 y.o. 2 people: £32.00, 3 people: £46.00, 4 people: £58.00 Children under 9 to be accompanied by an adult who'll only help them. Older children 9 -14 to...
Oxfordshire - Next course on 22nd February 2019
Children will be making their own creation with pottery clay and we will also use coloured slip to glaze (paint) in the same session. I then take the creations to my studio to fire in the kiln. I also give it a clear glaze and fire it again to Earthenware. Once the ceramic creations are finished I arrange when you can pick up at the studio in Bletchingdon or we can arrange another way to...