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Ceramic Courses Starting in March 2013

A wide range of ceramics and pottery courses for adults and children

March 2013

Curtis Benzle - Porcelain - in Tuscany - April 20, 2014 to April 26, 2014
The class will explore the range of creative possibilities with colored, vitreous porcelain and is specifically designed for all levels of experience - from beginner to advanced.  
This will be an opportunity obtain new bits of knowledge and refine existing ones
OSTINELLI&PRIEST – Hand Building Classes Animal and Figurative. - April 26, 2014 to April 27, 2014
Small friendly workshops only 4 in a class
Jill Ford - Ceramic Workshops - Green Man Garden Plaque - May 01, 2014 to May 01, 2014
Under the expert guidance of professional potter Jill Ford. Jill will carefully guide you through all the stages needed to create the Green man Garden Plaque
Wobage: Faceting Flair - One day Throwing Improvers with tutor - May 03, 2014 to May 03, 2014
In this single day course, Ana will provide demonstration and tutorial in the art of faceting, the decorative removal of clay from the outside of wheel-thrown forms.
La Meridiana - 18 Coiling and Colour - Carolyn Genders - April 27, 2014 to May 03, 2014
Study the natural relationship between form, surface and colour and learn a versatile mono firing technique. On this workshop we will explore the use of colour, texture and pattern to create exciting ceramic surfaces on beautiful coiled forms and vessels.
Julian Jardine - Adult Clay courses - March 04, 2014 to May 06, 2014
Adult Clay Classes - Run by Julian Jardine these hand building classes are designed to be fun and informal for adults of all skill levels. £80 - for 8 weeks
Julian Jardine - Children's Clay Sculpting - March 04, 2014 to May 06, 2014
This is a series of classes for children giving them an introduction to hand building with clay. (5-13 years old)
Tile making with Richard Miller - May 07, 2014 to May 08, 2014
Learn about the fascinating process of Tile making from an expert.
La Meridiana - 19 Skin Luca Tripaldi - May 04, 2014 to May 10, 2014
Surface effects from delicate to richly textured. Throwing, handbuilding and surface treatments. For all
An Introduction to Handbuilding - Emily-Kriste Wilcox - May 10, 2014 to May 10, 2014
Design and build your own slab pot; explore slip decoration and paper resist. ceramics workshop
Kochevet Bendavid - Workshop at Morley College - May 10, 2014 to May 10, 2014
As part of the Craft Potters Association's partnership with Morley College, Kochevet Bendavid is going to give a whole day workshop at the Ceramic Department.
Jill Ford - Ceramic Workshops - Cabbage Leaf Platter - May 15, 2014 to May 15, 2014
Under the expert guidance of professional potter Jill Ford. Jill will carefully guide you through all the stages needed to create the Cabbage leaf Platter.
Glaze Workshop at the ICS Hungary - May 08, 2014 to May 15, 2014
Developing glazes......and wood firing. Workshop with Markus Böhm
Throwing Day Course for Beginners/Intermediates in Mid Wales - Alex Allpress - May 17, 2014 to May 17, 2014
Potter's Wheel Day or Weekend Workshops Spend a relaxing day or weekend making pots on the potter's wheel. - techniques based upon the potters wheel including: throwing, turning, attaching handles & motifs and decorating methods using under-glaze and coloured slip.
La Meridiana - 20 Jewelry Creation - Martha Pachón Rodríguez - May 11, 2014 to May 17, 2014
Different techniques and processes in one workshop Handbuilding, for all.
Form, function and family – wheel thrown porcelain. - Chris Keenan at West Dean - May 15, 2014 to May 18, 2014
Learn how to use throwing and turning to make a group of functional forms that contain a visual narrative. Consider how scale, shape, function and decoration bring a sense of coherence to a maker's work - the elements integral to the developing your voice. Reference : LW 4621
Weekend Classes - John Huggins, Ruardean Pottery - May 17, 2014 to May 18, 2014
Held most months these pottery classes are designed to develop the skills of throwing on the potters wheel.
MOULD MAKING AND BONE CHINA WORKSHOPS IN WILTSHIRE - Sasha Wardell - May 19, 2014 to May 24, 2014
This year two different types of courses are offered over five and a half days - the general introductory course and an advanced course.  Both of which are held in a working studio and are limited to 4 students maximum to allow for personal tuition.
Advanced Raku Workshop with John Evans - May 23, 2014 to May 26, 2014
The ‘Advanced' workshop for those familiar with burnishing and the use of Terra Sig incorporates a wide range of  fuming and smoking techniques (including a pit-fire)  and will be over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend. Book early Fills up very quickly! 
Jill Ford - Ceramic Workshops - Hang on the wall Flower vase - May 29, 2014 to May 29, 2014
Learn to throw pots under the expert guidance of professional potter Jill Ford. Jill will carefully guide you through all the stages needed to throw a vase or bowl, also hand building.
Workshop with Jenny Beavan - May 31, 2014 to June 01, 2014
2-day Workshop  ‘Vessels - small enclosures' with Jenny Beavan
La Meridiana - 22 Potters Council Conference - May 25, 2014 to June 06, 2014
Italian Inspiration and Italian Techniques. Throwing and handbuilding. For all
Masterclass by Sasha Wardell - June 02, 2014 to June 06, 2014
Master class/course at Ceramics and pottery school Gordola
Mark Griffiths - Courses 2014 - Introduction to Throwing - June 06, 2014 to June 08, 2014
During this introductory three day course you will learn both basic skills and improve other areas of your throwing. 
Weekend Throwing Pottery Course in Mid Wales - Alex Allpress - June 07, 2014 to June 08, 2014
Potter's Wheel Day or Weekend Workshops - Spend a relaxing day or weekend making pots on the potter's wheel.
Throwing Day Course for Beginners/Intermediates in Mid Wales - Alex Allpress - June 08, 2014 to June 08, 2014
Potter's Wheel Day or Weekend Workshops Spend a relaxing day or weekend making pots on the potter's wheel. - techniques based upon the potters wheel including: throwing, turning, attaching handles & motifs and decorating methods using under-glaze and coloured slip.
John Evans - Original Alternative Raku Workshop – Sussex (SOLD OUT FOR 2014) - June 06, 2014 to June 09, 2014
The 'Original' workshop course will include the use of burnishing and terra sigillata to provide the smooth and polished surface ideal for these 'naked clay' techniques. There will be tips on how to make work for successful firing, how to achieve those solid blacks and whites and the use of colour in naked raku.
Seymour Road Studios - Weekly Pottery courses - Fran Tristram - February 24, 2014 to June 11, 2014

Master all the hand-building techniques making pots by pinching, coiling and slab-building, together with introduction to decoration techniques using texture, slips, oxides and glazes.

Jill Ford - Ceramic Workshops - Cherub Wall Clock - June 12, 2014 to June 12, 2014
Learn to throw pots under the expert guidance of professional potter Jill Ford. Jill will carefully guide you through all the stages needed to throw a vase or bowl.
Throwing Day Course for Beginners/Intermediates in Mid Wales - Alex Allpress - June 15, 2014 to June 15, 2014
Potter's Wheel Day or Weekend Workshops Spend a relaxing day or weekend making pots on the potter's wheel. - techniques based upon the potters wheel including: throwing, turning, attaching handles & motifs and decorating methods using under-glaze and coloured slip.
Weekend/Day Throwing Pottery Course in Mid Wales - Alex Allpress - June 14, 2014 to June 15, 2014
Potter's Wheel Day or Weekend Workshops - Spend a relaxing day or weekend making pots on the potter's wheel.
From Egg cups to Breadcrocks: Jeremy Steward & guest - June 11, 2014 to June 15, 2014
This Improvers course is brand new to the 2014 programme and is aimed at more experienced makers. Jeremy and Hermann will focus on key skills and considerations for working through different scales of pot in wheel-throwing. 
Weekend Classes - John Huggins, Ruardean Pottery - June 14, 2014 to June 15, 2014
Held most months these pottery classes are designed to develop the skills of throwing on the potters wheel. 
La Meridiana - 24 Shape, Paddle and Pasta! Marcia Selsor and Stephani Stephenson - June 08, 2014 to June 21, 2014
Architectural Ceramics Workshop with a fountain project and wood firing. Architectural ceramics and woodfiring. For all
Sasha Wardell - Masterclass in France - June 21, 2014 to June 25, 2014
STAGE MODELAGE PLATRE ET COULAGE BARBOTINE DE PORCELAINE - Modelling and Porcelain techniques from a master artist.
Ceramics for Beginners: Wheel Throwing - April 23, 2014 to June 25, 2014
Open to complete beginners and improvers this course will introduce you to the basic skills of working with the clay on the potters' wheel.
Jill Ford - Ceramic Workshops - Sea Urchin Candle Holder - June 26, 2014 to June 26, 2014
Learn to throw pots under the expert guidance of professional potter Jill Ford. Jill will carefully guide you through all the stages needed to throw a vase or bowl, also hand building.
Early summer weeks - classes in Portugal - Catherine Portal - June 16, 2014 to June 27, 2014
A 5 day intensive workshop: 5 days of ‘potting' with no interruptions where each one can explore their creativity through hand-building, sculpting or wheelwork and then relax round the garden table over a home-cooked lunch enjoying conversations with fellow potters.
La Meridiana - 25 A Sculptural Approach to Paper Clay - Rebecca Hutchinson - June 22, 2014 to June 28, 2014
Paperclay as a sculptural medium. Handbuilding. For all skill levels
Claire Ireland - Creating Beasts and Creatures - June 28, 2014 to June 28, 2014
Create a range of small animal forms using a variety of hand-building techniques that are quick and versatile. 
Mark Griffiths - Courses 2014 - Throwing Larger Pots - June 27, 2014 to June 29, 2014
Learn how to make larger pots in one, two or multiple pieces.
5-day Jug-making, thrown stoneware: Jeremy Steward & guest demonstrator Walter Keeler - June 25, 2014 to June 29, 2014
The course is aimed at more experienced makers to develop their jug-making. Students will be encouraged to experiment with different scale and style of vessel.
Mendocino Art Center - January 01, 2014 to June 30, 2014
A range of Ceramics courses - see website also Artists in Residence for 2014/15 will be available in December 2013.
Glazing for Ceramics (C01003-131402) with Emma Johnstone - April 28, 2014 to June 30, 2014
This useful, practical and interesting course is designed to give you an introduction to the subject of glaze technology and glaze chemistry.
Ceramics for Beginners: Wheel Throwing - April 30, 2014 to July 02, 2014
Open to complete beginners and improvers this course will introduce you to the basic skills of working with the clay on the potters' wheel.
La Meridiana - 26 Porcelain in Tuscany - Michael Sherrill - June 22, 2014 to July 05, 2014
Working with colored clays and colored slips to create a nature-like developed surface. Handbuilding. Intermediate
Smoke and Fire - Two-Day Workshop with Claire Ireland - July 05, 2014 to July 06, 2014
This two day workshop will explore a variety of smoke-firing techniques resulting from the interaction of clay and fire.
POTTERY TASTER SESSIONS with Paul Jessop - March 14, 2014 to July 07, 2014
Time to have a go on the potters wheel with no pressure in a relaxed atmosphere. (two hour taster session - see dates available - they go fast!)
Inventive Ceramic Projects for the Garden - Claire Ireland - June 04, 2014 to July 09, 2014
A comprehensive introduction into the methods and creative potential of sculptural ceramics. (6 weeks)
Jill Ford - Ceramic Workshops - Japanese Tea bowl - July 10, 2014 to July 10, 2014
Learn to throw pots under the expert guidance of professional potter Jill Ford. Jill will carefully guide you through all the stages needed to throw a vase or bowl, also hand building a brooch
BTEC Level 1 in Ceramics - February 27, 2014 to July 10, 2014
This qualification course is designed to introduce you to basic ceramic making techniques and will allow you to explore different ways of making and decorating items clay. 
La Meridiana - 28 Paperclay with Porcelain Antonella Cimatti - July 06, 2014 to July 12, 2014
New skills for objects of grace and elegance. Handbuilding. For all. New skills for objects of filigree transparency.
MOULD MAKING AND BONE CHINA WORKSHOPS IN WILTSHIRE - Sasha Wardell - July 07, 2014 to July 12, 2014
This year two different types of courses are offered over five and a half days - the general introductory course and an advanced course.  Both of which are held in a working studio and are limited to 4 students maximum to allow for personal tuition.
5 Day earthenware throwing and slip-decorating: Patia Davis with guest Jane Bowen - July 09, 2014 to July 13, 2014
Following it's successful introduction in 2013 with guest Neik Hoogland, the course this year will focus on mugs, beakers, drinking vessels and bowls.  
Mark Griffiths - Courses 2014 - Thrown and Altered Pots - July 11, 2014 to July 13, 2014
This course is designed for those wishing to improve their skills in finishing T-pots, square bottles and dishes and any complex joining-up skills you wish to master.
Ceramics – Workshop with Clive Bowen, assisted by Stefan Andersson - July 14, 2014 to July 18, 2014
 The aim will be to encourage students to produce well-finished work that retains the freedom that is the hallmark of slipware. Now fully booked - contact to go on waiting list.
Weekend Classes - John Huggins, Ruardean Pottery - July 19, 2014 to July 20, 2014
Held most months these pottery classes are designed to develop the skills of throwing on the potters wheel. 
Jill Ford - Ceramic Workshops - Owl, kitchen herbs planter - July 24, 2014 to July 24, 2014
Learn to throw pots under the expert guidance of professional potter Jill Ford. Jill will carefully guide you through all the stages needed to throw a vase or bowl, also hand build Valentine Hearts in this session.
Slipware Courses 2014 - Mark Titchiner - July 21, 2014 to July 25, 2014
The aim of this course is to have some fun by taking a few risks with free form slip decoration, to spice up decorating skills and improve students' making skills with throwing or slab-work.
La Meridiana - 29 Ceramic Imagery: Relief Carving and Surface Illustration - Richard Notkin and Jason Walker - July 13, 2014 to July 26, 2014
A reflection on the Narrative - with two masters of the field. Handbuilding, mouldmaking. Intermediate and advanced.
4 day Slip-decorating earthenware: Patia Davis - July 23, 2014 to July 27, 2014
The programme considers both traditional and contemporary approaches to slip application
Big Pot Making Weeks - Ruardean Pottery - July 28, 2014 to August 01, 2014
Double the size of your pots in one week! 
La Meridiana - 31 Light and Shadow Angeliki Papadopoulou - July 27, 2014 to August 02, 2014
Capturing light in ceramics in sculpture, lamps and abstract objects. Handbuilding, throwing. For all.
MOULD MAKING AND BONE CHINA WORKSHOPS IN WILTSHIRE - Sasha Wardell - July 28, 2014 to August 02, 2014
This year two different types of courses are offered over five and a half days - the general introductory course and an advanced course.  Both of which are held in a working studio and are limited to 4 students maximum to allow for personal tuition. This is advanced.
Making and Decorating - with Jim Robison - August 03, 2014 to August 08, 2014
Slab and extrusion techniques with individual tuition in all areas
La Meridiana - 32 Wood fired figures - Donna Polseno - July 27, 2014 to August 09, 2014
The figure as a reference point for wood fired sculpture in terracotta. Throwing and handbuilding. For all
4-day 'Clay Brainstorming' - Throwing Improvers - tutors Jeremy Steward and Sandy Lockwood - August 07, 2014 to August 10, 2014
This course seeks to provide ideas for risk taking and creating new outcomes, which may then become individual to you, to perhaps help you develop unexpected ways of seeing and making
La Meridiana - 33 Connections: Form – Glaze - Firing John Colbeck - August 03, 2014 to August 16, 2014
A two weeks training with an exceptional potter and educator of profound knowledge and humanity. Throwing. Beginners and advanced
Weekend Classes - John Huggins, Ruardean Pottery - August 16, 2014 to August 17, 2014
Held most months these pottery classes are designed to develop the skills of throwing on the potters wheel. 
Slipware Courses 2014 - Mark Titchiner - August 18, 2014 to August 22, 2014
The aim of this course is to have some fun by taking a few risks with free form slip decoration, to spice up decorating skills and improve students' making skills with throwing or slab-work.
Firing course - Wood fired marathon - Nic Collins and Sabine Nemet - August 15, 2014 to August 23, 2014
Bring your pots and pack and fire 2 kilns in one week.
Mark Griffiths - Courses 2014 - Decorating Skills - August 22, 2014 to August 24, 2014
Designed to develop a range of decorating skills, this course will include brush decoration, using a slip trailer, cutting through slips (hakame) and applied decoration with clay. 
Strange Things with Salt - Workshop with Chester Nealie - August 21, 2014 to August 26, 2014
Salt firing workshop with Chester Nealie at Alt Gaarz. This is a workshop for all of you, who are bored about throwing salt into the fire box - and for those, who would like to enjoy the late summer laid back atmosphere between two lakes together with friends and good talks.
La Meridiana - 34 Running with the horse - Sandy Brown - August 17, 2014 to August 30, 2014
You will find that you can be creative without even trying! Handbuilding. Beginners and advanced
Weekend/Day Throwing Pottery Course in Mid Wales - Alex Allpress - August 30, 2013 to August 31, 2014
Potter's Wheel Day or Weekend Workshops - Spend a relaxing day or weekend making pots on the potter's wheel.
Throwing Day Course for Beginners/Intermediates in Mid Wales - Alex Allpress - August 31, 2014 to August 31, 2014
Potter's Wheel Day or Weekend Workshops Spend a relaxing day or weekend making pots on the potter's wheel. - techniques based upon the potters wheel including: throwing, turning, attaching handles & motifs and decorating methods using under-glaze and coloured slip.
Pottery Evening Classes with Paul Jessop - March 17, 2014 to September 01, 2014
An enjoyable course for beginners / improvers who would like to experience and explore the major ways of making pottery.
Sasha Wardell - Masterclass in Belgium - August 28, 2014 to September 01, 2014
Masterclasses in bone china and mould making from Sasha Wardell
Throwing course With Sabine Nemet - September 06, 2014 to September 07, 2014
A weekend of throwing for intermediate to advanced throwers.

For  more information and booking please go to: www.sabinenemet.co.uk
La Meridiana - 36 The Figure - Tip Toland and Patti Warashina - August 31, 2014 to September 13, 2014
Two different approaches to the figure in clay, by two foremost American sculptors. Sculpture. Intermediate and advanced
MOULD MAKING AND BONE CHINA WORKSHOPS IN WILTSHIRE - Sasha Wardell - September 15, 2014 to September 20, 2014
This year two different types of courses are offered over five and a half days - the general introductory course and an advanced course.  Both of which are held in a working studio and are limited to 4 students maximum to allow for personal tuition.
Weekend Classes - John Huggins, Ruardean Pottery - September 20, 2014 to September 21, 2014
Held most months these pottery classes are designed to develop the skills of throwing on the potters wheel.
La Meridiana - 38 Ceramic travel and sculpture Cathy Lawley - September 16, 2014 to September 30, 2014
Join award-winning sculptor Cathy Lawley for a Tuscan Pottery and Sculpture experience.
La Meridiana - 40 Raku and its colours - Ute Grossmann - September 28, 2014 to October 04, 2014
A superlative use of color with the Raku technique. Handbuilding and Raku firing. For all
MOULD MAKING AND BONE CHINA WORKSHOPS IN WILTSHIRE - Sasha Wardell - October 06, 2014 to October 11, 2014
This year two different types of courses are offered over five and a half days - the general introductory course and an advanced course.  Both of which are held in a working studio and are limited to 4 students maximum to allow for personal tuition.
Weekend/Day Throwing Pottery Course in Mid Wales - Alex Allpress - October 11, 2014 to October 12, 2014
Potter's Wheel Day or Weekend Workshops - Spend a relaxing day or weekend making pots on the potter's wheel.
Throwing Day Course for Beginners/Intermediates in Mid Wales - Alex Allpress - October 12, 2014 to October 12, 2014
Potter's Wheel Day or Weekend Workshops Spend a relaxing day or weekend making pots on the potter's wheel. - techniques based upon the potters wheel including: throwing, turning, attaching handles & motifs and decorating methods using under-glaze and coloured slip.
La Meridiana - 41 Shape n' Shake in Tuscany Ellen Shankin - October 05, 2014 to October 18, 2014
Investigating forms and training skills with a master. 
Weekend Classes - John Huggins, Ruardean Pottery - October 18, 2014 to October 19, 2014
Held most months these pottery classes are designed to develop the skills of throwing on the potters wheel. 
Raku making decorating and firing techniques - Tim Andrews at West Dean - October 19, 2014 to October 23, 2014
Experience the tutor's methods for forming Raku pots - either by hand-building or by throwing on the wheel - and try out various ways of burnishing the unfired surface using slips, including terra sigillata.(residential available)
La Meridiana - 43 Raku fired Sculpture with Paperclay - Lorri Acott - October 19, 2014 to October 25, 2014
Discover new possibilities for subtle sculpture. 
Sculpture, Beginners
Full day pottery sessions with Paul Jessop - March 22, 2014 to October 25, 2014
This course will provide a taste of all aspects of making and decorating slipware pottery
La Meridiana - 44 The Clay Context - Jeff Shapiro - October 27, 2014 to November 03, 2014
Travel and study programme, focusing on the material and forming process in clay.
Weekend Classes - John Huggins, Ruardean Pottery - November 15, 2014 to November 16, 2014
Held most months these pottery classes are designed to develop the skills of throwing on the potters wheel. 
Potter’s wheel workshop Weekend - Eastnor Pottery - Jon Williams and Sarah Monk - January 25, 2014 to November 23, 2014
Spend a relaxing weekend making pots on the potter's wheel. You will explore a whole range of making techniques based upon the potter's wheel 
Evening Classes at Wobage - Jeremy Steward, Patia Davis & Ana Simmons - April 29, 2014 to November 30, 2014
Jeremy Steward, Patia Davis & Ana Simmons - These 10 week courses, predominantly in thrown ceramics are suitable for beginners, intermediate and advanced makers.
Potter’s wheel workshop - Eastnor Pottery - Jon Williams and Sarah Monk - January 25, 2014 to December 14, 2014
Spend the day ‘throwing' pots on the potter's wheel.
Throwing Day Course for Beginners/Intermediates in Mid Wales - Alex Allpress - December 14, 2014 to December 14, 2014
Potter's Wheel Day or Weekend Workshops Spend a relaxing day or weekend making pots on the potter's wheel. - techniques based upon the potters wheel including: throwing, turning, attaching handles & motifs and decorating methods using under-glaze and coloured slip.
Weekend Throwing Pottery Course in Mid Wales - Alex Allpress - December 13, 2014 to December 14, 2014
Potter's Wheel Day or Weekend Workshops - Spend a relaxing day or weekend making pots on the potter's wheel.
School Holiday Courses - Eastnor Pottery - Jon Williams and Sarah Monk - February 19, 2014 to December 29, 2014
Themed workshops taking place every school holiday. Sessions designed for 4-8yrs & 9-12yrs and include either a go on the potter's wheel or work with coloured slips.
Pottery Classes: Weekends - Ruardean Pottery - January 01, 2014 to December 31, 2014
Held most months these pottery classes are designed to develop the skills of throwing on the potters wheel. 
Tim Andrews - April 01, 2015 to April 30, 2015
Tim will be teaching in April 2015 - exact dates nearer the time or contact Coombe farm studios for more information.