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Clay Sculpture courses

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

£150
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...
£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...
£110
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...
£59
West Yorkshire - Next course on 20th February 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...
£25
Oxfordshire
Four week time classes for adults, running either weekly or fortnightly throughout the term ( six- ten sessions per term): Monday mornings (10-1) 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, and if they are positive , they can book for the whole term. The teaching studio is idyllically situated in a conservatory surrounded by a sculpture garden,...
£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 –...
£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...
£220
West Midlands - Next course on 8th April 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 will be taught by Miranda Wakeman who is a professional sculptor and teacher with...
£160
East Sussex - Next course on 31st March 2019
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.