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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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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)
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
La Meridiana - 22 Potters Council Conference - May 25, 2014 to June 06, 2014
Italian Inspiration and Italian Techniques. Throwing and handbuilding. For all
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.

Big Pot Making Weeks - Ruardean Pottery - July 28, 2014 to August 01, 2014
Double the size of your pots in one week! 
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. 
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
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.
Making and Decorating - with Jim Robison - August 03, 2014 to August 08, 2014
Slab and extrusion techniques with individual tuition in all areas
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. 
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.