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Clay Sculpture courses

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

£105
Oxfordshire - Next course on 4th May 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 25th April 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 13th...
£170
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...
£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...
£9
Dorset
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...
£15
Oxfordshire
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...
£15
Oxfordshire - Next course on 27th June 2019
Clay sculpture taster workshop, "Make an animal or a human figure or abstract form with sculptor, Beatrice Hoffman". Thursday 27th June 12.30-14.00 Friday 28th June 14.30-16.00 Saturday 29th June 10.00-11.30 (under 16s welcome) Sunday 30th June 10.00-11.30 (under 16s welcome) Sunday 30th June 14.30-16.00 (under 16s welcome) All levels including complete beginners! Many practical and aesthetic skills relating to ceramic sculpting will be learned; understanding the nature of clay, tool use, surface textures and fine...
£16
Lancashire
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...
£16
Lancashire
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...
£22
Oxfordshire
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...