Ceramic Courses Starting in March 2013

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

March 2013

Hey Clay Drop in Session Sarah Villeneau - December 04, 2015 to December 04, 2015
Hey Clay! Free drop-in making session on the 4th December
Saturday beginners' Workshop led by Sarah Purvey, Claire Loder or Amanda Duggan - December 05, 2015 to December 05, 2015
Why not come along for the morning and have a play with clay? Saturday morning course Special Free session
Hand building - Claire Ireland - December 06, 2015 to December 06, 2015
Learn how to hand build and press mould small delicate vessels in porcelain clay
Wheel thrown lidded forms in porcelain - Chris Keenan at West Dean - December 07, 2015 to December 11, 2015
Explore the making of a variety of lidded forms - for example a butter dish, teapot or ginger jar.
Brian Dickenson - throwing workshop - December 12, 2015 to December 12, 2015
Basic & intermediate throwing workshop: Also should be courses in 2016 (Christmas Present?)
Potter's wheel workshop - Eastnor Pottery - Jon Williams and Sarah Monk - January 24, 2015 to December 19, 2015
Spend the day 'throwing' pots on the potter's wheel. See many individual days.
Personal 'Bespoke'Tuition - Bob and Mary Kershaw - December 12, 2014 to December 31, 2015
We offer private tuition in clay modelling, sculpture AND the potter's wheel. (Gift Vouchers available for Christmas, Birthdays etc...)
AN INTRODUCTION TO POTTERY - Jennie Gilbert and Emily Myers - January 28, 2016 to January 29, 2016
2 DAY POTTERY COURSE - This course is aimed at enthusiastic Beginners. 
Make ceramic love spoons. Claire Ireland - January 30, 2016 to January 30, 2016
Learn how to make ceramic spoons using hand building and surface decoration techniques.
West Dean College - Tim Andrews - Throwing teapots and teaware - February 04, 2016 to February 07, 2016
Using throwing and turning techniques in porcelain and stoneware, explore the form and function of teapots and teaware. 
AN INTRODUCTION TO POTTERY - Jennie Gilbert and Emily Myers - February 11, 2016 to February 12, 2016
2 DAY POTTERY COURSE - This course is aimed at enthusiastic Beginners. 
West Dean College - Anna Lambert - Slab built ceramics: responding to place - February 14, 2016 to February 19, 2016
Working from the Sussex chalk landscape surrounding West Dean, use drawing to develop designs for simple slab built ceramic platters and wall pieces.
Whichford Pottery - Workshops - February 20, 2016 to February 20, 2016
Our workshops are fun - no experience necessary! You will be taught throwing and hand-building techniques in small groups by two of our highly-skilled potters.
AN INTRODUCTION TO POTTERY - Jennie Gilbert and Emily Myers - March 03, 2016 to March 04, 2016
2 DAY POTTERY COURSE - This course is aimed at enthusiastic Beginners. 
Linda Bloomfield - Glaze Making Introduction at Morley College - February 19, 2016 to March 18, 2016
Experimenting with paper clay. Claire Ireland - April 07, 2016 to April 10, 2016
Discover the exciting potential of building with paper clay.
Understanding colour in glazes - Linda Bloomfield at West Dean - April 17, 2016 to April 21, 2016
Gain an understanding of making and using glazes focusing on how using colouring oxides affects different fluxes in a glaze.
Curtis Benzle - Porcelain - Colour and Light - April 17, 2016 to April 23, 2016
The class is open to everyone.  While in the past we have had many exceptional artists in the class, we have also had many people with no previous experience with clay.  We will require no previous knowledge of ceramics again this year as we will be using specific techniques that do not require any "art talent". 
Linda Bloomfield - Glaze Making Introduction at Morley College - April 23, 2016 to May 07, 2016

Glaze making and surface explorations: Jim Robison - May 22, 2016 to May 27, 2016
Informative lectures followed by practical experience of mixing raw materials into slips and glazes.
John Evans - Original Alternative Raku Workshop - Sussex - May 27, 2016 to May 30, 2016
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. FULL
Advanced Raku Workshop with John Evans - June 10, 2016 to June 13, 2016
The ĎAdvanced' 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! (3 Spaces now Left at 28/11/15)
Paper Clay Casting with Paper and Plants - Claire Ireland - July 03, 2016 to July 03, 2016
A taster day
Pottery (all abilities) - Alison Graham - November 18, 2015 to July 20, 2016
Course I am running at Llanover Hall Art Centre, Romilly Road, Canton, Cardiff. Wednesdays 7-9pm:
Making and decorating: Jim Robison - July 31, 2016 to August 05, 2016
Hands on making in all areas, but with specific emphasis on hand built and extruded forms.
Throwing Day Course for Beginners/Intermediates in Mid Wales - Alex Allpress - January 09, 2016 to November 27, 2016
Potter's Wheel Day or Weekend Workshops. Spend a relaxing day or weekend making pots on the potter's wheel.