Welcome - This is a Social Enterprise Business It aims to help potters and ceramic artists to become better known, to sell their work, to fill their courses and to provide a window into this fantastic world of 3D art!

New Members

Work for Sale

Ceramics by Prue Cooper at Studiopottery.co.uk

Prue Cooper

Ceramics by Ursula Waechter at Studiopottery.co.uk

Ursula Waechter

Upcoming events

Art Unequalled - Jenny Colquitt at Ely Maltings, The 27th - 28th October 2018 New work Jenny Colquitt
Winter Show at Cambridge Contemporary Art 3rd November to 24th December, 2018 featuring work by Adam Frew, David Meredith, McNeill Glass and Helen Martino, Paula Sharples and Jane Kell
Made London at Made London 18th - 21st October 2018 Over 120 exhibitors across all media (ceramics, wood, silver, gold, glass, textiles...) 
Winter exhibition - Emily-Kriste Wilcox at Gallerytop 10th November to 6th January, 2019 New work

Recently added Courses

Regular Pottery Courses by Suleyman Saba - 29th January to 31st December, 2018
Students will learn about preparing clay and different techniques of ceramics from pinch pots and coiled pottery, to slab building and throwing. Students are also guided on aspects of decoration and glazing. 
Lindy Barletta weekday Courses in East Sheen - 1st January to 31st December, 2018
Studio Pottery Making techniques: A terms course covers a project in each - pinching, coiling, slab building and throwing.

Mould Making For Slip Cast Ceramics with Ed Bentley


Ed Bentley runs a series of both 3 day and individually designed one-to-one sessions. The three day residential courses help craft potters, students or anyone wishing to develop their skills in plaster mould making for slip-cast ceramics.   All are welcome to attend, regardless of current skill level and background.

These in depth courses are for all abilities and cover the following skills:
• shape designing and concept sketching
• creating your own technical drawing
• plaster modelling/carving by hand
• lathe and bench whirler plaster turning
• plaster sledging/profiling with a metal tool
• tea pot handle and spout modelling
• sprig moulding and relief clay modelling
• plaster mould making (from simple drop-out to multi-part moulds)
• slip casting

Full details of currently available courses (in December 2014, February and April 2015 )can be seen on Eds profile page and under the courses section

These courses are suitable for all and are residential in nature. The location and contact details are:

Address: Manifold Craft Barn, Wetton Road, Butterton, Staffordshire, England, ST13 7ST.
Telephone: +44 (0)1538 304604  Mobile: +44 (0)7760368169
Email: edwardjosephbentley@gmail.com
Web-site: www.manifoldcraftbarn.co.uk

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Posted on November 3 2014 under News for Makers, Pottery and Ceramic Course News.