This 10 week course offers an online, tutor-led practical introduction to the methods and tools required to learn or improve basic modelling and relief decoration ceramic techniques. Through a series of hands-on making tasks with tutor demonstrations, you will complete nine different finished pieces.

Each week learners will produce a relief tile or freestanding piece in response to photographic images on a range subjects including Flowers, Fish, Heads, Figures, Animals, etc. Suitable photographic images for each weekly task will be emailed to learners in advance, but learners are encouraged to research and provide their own visual references.

All practical tasks will involve using a variety of formers and equipment that can easily found within the home environment.

Concessions fees available to those who are eligible - please see our website for details.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

You will be posted a pack of clay and tools to use for the course. At the end of the course, you will be able to bring your work in for firing and have the option to have your work glazed.

What you will need

Learners will be required to set up a small studio-type area within their home suitable for working with clay - this may be temporary.


Gareth Schweitzer at Working Men's College

This course is taught online

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Intermediate level
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners






20 hours (7:00pm to 9:00pm)

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