In-person course
in Thackley, Bradford

Create a ceramic animal sculpture with Twisted Earth Ceramics, Bradford. Limited places.



My ceramic animal workshops are perfect for the complete beginner and for those who have experience of handling clay. Using a step by step approach I will teach you some of the key sculpting skills needed, and in the process you will create your very own masterpiece to be proud of! The choice is yours- We focus upon one animal per workshops, be it - Highland Cows, Moon Gazing & Resting Hares, Frogs, Hounds, Puffins, Badgers, Cats, Elephants, Alpacas, Puffins, Sleeping Fox, Smoking Dragons, Wonky Donkeys, Green Men, Quirky Owls......and much more! I will keep updating which dates what animal- June 22nd Sleeping Fox July 21st Green Men & Goddess Sept 10th Smoking Dragons Please check my other listings at Ilkley Manor Cottage Studio for additional dates thanks Address for workshops 14 Park Road, BD10 0RR. I have many more workshops running from various sites across Yorkshire and beyond including Ilkley Manor Studios,The Yorkshire Craft House, Be A Garden Maker nr Settle, Ripley Castle and Harlo Carr. Please see my other listing Thanks! Once you have booked onto a workshop through Craft Courses I will make contact with you with specific information regarding the workshop and with my Covid policy and guidance. If you are interested in a private group booking - minimum 5 (well I will work with 4 if you ask nicely) then an alternative & agreed date can be arranged for a day to suit. Please read my reviews

What's included in the price?

- Quality teaching from an experienced award winning sculptor - Taught step by step where nobody is left behind! - Perfect for the complete beginner and improver too - Learn some key skills to hand build and sculpt - All materials, firings and glazes/oxides - A comfortable, relaxed and supportive environment - Workshops throughout Yorkshire and beyond! - You will create an amazing sculpture that you can be proud of and keep! The workshops are for a limited number of participants so there is plenty of individual guidance & support! Please let me know if you have any mobility issues. Please press the 'chat with the maker' button above if you have any queries and to request a copy of our COVID-19 policy.


6 hours (9:30am to 4:00pm)

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts



Twisted Earth Ceramics

with Craft Courses since 2017

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Hello I'm Richard, I have been sculpting clay for over 20 years and run ceramic sculpture workshops from multiple locations around Yorkshire and beyond! When I'm not teaching others to sculpt, I like sculpting peoples pets and create my own work that I sell in galleries across the north.


14 Park Road, , Thackley, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD10 0RR

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Children
  • Easter
  • Hen dos
  • UK Holiday
  • Spooky
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Public transport
  • Tutor can travel
  • Father's Day
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Residential
  • Romantic
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Mother's Day
  • Intermediate level
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Christmas
  • Stag dos
  • Pet lovers
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