Type
27 courses
Ceramics & Sculpture

Ceramic Handbuilding, Throwing & Decorating Techniques - Intermediate - Summer School

This one week course is designed to introduce you to ceramic decorating techniques on soft clay, leatherhard clay and fired clay .

22/07/2024 - Mon - Fri (10:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 1 weeks - £230 - C01765-232401
21/07/2025 - Mon - Fri (10:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 1 weeks - £230 - C01765-242501

Ceramics - An Introduction to Making

This course has been designed for complete beginners and for those with very limited knowledge of clay. It takes learners through studio inductions in ceramic processes and teaches the fundamental techniques of hand building, developing skills through the course.

There is no throwing on the wheel in this course.

Learners are only able to attend this course twice, with progression to other courses at the college
following on from this course.

27/02/2024 - Tue (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 5 weeks - £145 - C02817-232404
23/04/2024 - Tue (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 5 weeks - £145 - C02817-232405
04/06/2024 - Tue (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 5 weeks - £145 - C02817-232406

Ceramics for Wellbeing

This course will give you the chance to explore ceramics and its potential for creative output, and in doing so improving your wellbeing. You will learn techniques to make simple items and learn about decoration and glazing.

19/02/2024 - Mon (17:30-20:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £172 - C01453-232404
15/04/2024 - Mon (17:30-20:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 5 weeks - £145 - C01453-232405
03/06/2024 - Mon (17:30-20:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £172 - C01453-232406

Ceramics Handbuilding - Beginners/Improvers

This course is designed to introduce you to ceramic handbuilding techniques. The course is suitable for beginners and more experienced ceramicists. During this course you will be able to experiment with different types of clay, glazes and decorating techniques to create ceramic forms either functional or sculptural.

15/04/2024 - Mon (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 11 weeks - £317 - C01351-232403

Ceramics Handbuilding and Decorating Techniques - All Levels

If you already have a good level of ceramics experience from previous courses and practical work, and consider yourself to be intermediate level, then this course is for you.
We will cover hand building techniques and take an in depth look at the wide range of decorative techniques you can use with clay.

17/04/2024 - Wed (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £354 - C02464-232403

Ceramics Handbuilding and Throwing - All Levels

This is a general ceramics course which covers most methods of making pots including throwing on the potter's wheel. Interspersed with this, you will learn several decorating and firing techniques.

15/04/2024 - Mon (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 11 weeks - £312 - C00117-232403

Ceramics Handbuilding and Throwing - All Levels (Eve)

This course is designed to let you follow your preferred style of making. You will be shown a range of techniques, and once you have mastered each technique you can choose how you would like to form with clay. Pinching, building with soft slabs and throwing will be covered for the beginners.

18/04/2024 - Thu (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £344 - C00539-232403

Ceramics Handbuilding and Throwing - Intermediate

If you have some experience of ceramics and would like to develop your skills further, perhaps with a view to selling or exhibiting your work, or just for pleasure, then this course is for you.

16/04/2024 - Tue (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £344 - C00421-232403

Ceramics Handbuilding Workshop

This course is designed for people wishing to learn about ceramics at any level. Beginners are welcome and will be taught the three basic skills of handbuilding; pinching, coiling and slab-building. They will develop an understanding of the malleability of clay, the different types of clay and their different firing temperatures. The course will also teach a basic understanding of glazing, including the different methods of applying glazes and their outcomes. For the more advanced ceramicists, a project will be set each term that challenges a certain aspect of ceramics. However, there is...

16/04/2024 - Tue (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £344 - C00605-232403

Ceramics Plaster, Mouldmaking, Slipcasting, Decorating and Pressmoulding - All Levels

This course aims to teach you how to make your own moulds and vessels with the slip cast method. We will cover also press moulding techniques, and take an in depth look at the wide range of decorative techniques you can use with clay and slip.

20/04/2024 - Sat (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £364 - C02866-232403

Ceramics Throwing - Beginners

This exciting, hands-on course is designed to introduce you to throwing pots on an electric pottery wheel.

18/04/2024 - Thu (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £344 - C01338-232403

Ceramics Throwing - Beginners/Post Beginners

This course aims to teach you how to make pots and vessels using the potter's wheel.

16/04/2024 - Tue (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £344 - C00423-232403

Ceramics Throwing - Intermediate

This course is designed to give you the opportunity to spend an extended time each week working on your own throwing projects. The class is longer than the normal, giving you the time to practice and hone your throwing skills. You will be supported and guided by your tutor, who is an experienced and professional potter. You can work on your own ideas or be inspired by a variety of projects suggested by your tutor.

21/02/2024 - Wed (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 18 weeks - £526 - C01305-232404
15/04/2024 - Mon (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 11 weeks - £317 - C01305-232405

Ceramics Throwing Absolute - Beginners

This course is designed for learners who are complete beginners or who have very limited experience of using the potter’s wheel. Starting with fundamental techniques and progressing skills throughout the term, there will be an emphasis on making tableware using stoneware clay.

16/04/2024 - Tue (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £334 - C02031-232403

Ceramics Throwing Advanced Masterclass with Emma Johnstone

This masterclass course is designed to give you the opportunity to spend an extended time each week working on your own throwing projects. The class is longer than the normal, giving you the time to practice and hone your throwing skills. You will be supported and guided by your tutor, who is an experienced and professional potter. You can work on your own ideas or be inspired by a variety of projects suggested by your tutor.

Emma Johnstone is a London-based contemporary ceramicist skilled in throwing, decorating techniques and the dramatic firing process of raku.

22/02/2024 - Thu (09:30-13:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 18 weeks - £1,088 - C00116-232402

Ceramics Throwing Week - Beginners - Summer School

This is a fun practical beginner’s course, which aims to give you an understanding of throwing on the wheel.

You will have five days working on the wheel to make a set of mugs and/or bowls. This concentrated amount of time gives you the chance to really practice and master this rewarding technique. You will be taught by a professional thrower, who has over 10 years teaching experience. The course includes an evening glazing session later in the term to allow students to return and glaze their work from the summer.

15/07/2024 - Mon - Fri (10:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 1 weeks - £260 - C00679-232401
14/07/2025 - Mon - Fri (10:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 1 weeks - £260 - C00679-242501

Ceramics Throwing, Handbuilding and Decorating Techniques - Intermediate

If you already have a good level of ceramics experience from previous courses and practical work, and consider yourself to be intermediate level, then this course is for you. We will cover hand building and throwing techniques, and take an in depth look at the wide range of decorative techniques you can use with clay.

17/04/2024 - Wed (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £344 - C00422-232403

Colour in Ceramics Applications and Techniques Masterclass

'This is a specialised ceramics course which covers in depth the methods of colour in ceramics. You will learn how to use colour in ceramics and many decorating techniques. This is a class for intermediate to advance level students as we will go in depth beyond just making ceramics. An understanding of ceramics at a basic level is required such as throwing, handbuliding or slipcasting.

20/04/2024 - Sat (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £344 - C02769-232403

Diploma in Jewellery and Silverware Manufacturing

The City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Jewellery Design and Silverware Manufacturing qualification provides a unique opportunity for learners to develop and perfect jewellery manufacturing and design skills while gaining a deep understanding of the wider industry. It can lead directly into employment within the jewellery industry in a variety of roles including: jewellery designer, jobbing jeweller, goldsmith or silversmith.

This City & Guilds diploma is part of the government free courses for jobs initiative with support available through an advanced learner loan.

We...

10/08/2024 - Tue, Wed, Fri (10:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 30 weeks - £5,671/FREE - C03089-242501

Figurative Life Sculpture - Beginners

"The course will introduce you to figurative and portraiture techniques in clay, working from observation using a life model each week. You will have the opportunity to explore traditional and experimental approaches to modelling.

The course encourages personal development and has a strong emphasis on exploration of materials and surface finishes. Instruction is designed for beginners or those with a little experience. You will be taught by a mixture of whole and small class presentation, demonstration as well as individual tuition as you work on your pieces. You will start by...

15/04/2024 - Mon (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 11 weeks - £367 - C00120-232403

Figurative Life Sculpture - Intermediate/ Advanced

This is intended to be an enjoyable course and is designed to improve your sculpture by emphasis on really looking and observing the figure
and responding to the clay in a more confident and controlled way.

You will be encouraged to plan, think about, and produce finished pieces in fired clay suitable for exhibiting.

15/04/2024 - Mon (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 11 weeks - £367 - C02735-232403

Glazing Day Untutored

This is a one day class that offers you the chance to glaze any unfinished work you might have made here during previous terms.

04/04/2024 - Thu (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 1 weeks - £29 - C02065-232405
28/05/2024 - Tue (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 1 weeks - £29 - C02065-232406

Hand-building using historical techniques of coiling and pinching

On this course you will learn some simple techniques for hand-building a wide range of objects in clay. You will have the opportunity to develop your skills and sensitivity in the historic methods of coiling & pinching to create beautiful objects such as bowls, cups and vases. It is suitable for complete beginners as well as more experienced artists and ceramicists.

16/04/2024 - Tue (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £172 - C02923-232405
04/06/2024 - Tue (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £172 - C02923-232406

Mosaic - Beginners (Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton)

Make a stunning and unique art mosaic of 22cm square/22cm diameter circle. In this 5 week course, you will learn how to use mosaic tools and techniques to create a unique direct method mosaic. You will have access to a wide range of glass and ceramic tiles and one to one advice to help you bring your design to life. The first session will focus mainly on design and the last session on grouting and polishing. The three middle sessions will be when the bulk of the mosaic is laid.

23/02/2024 - Fri (10:00-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 5 weeks - £155 - C02958-232404
26/04/2024 - Fri (10:00-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 5 weeks - £155 - C02958-232405
07/06/2024 - Fri (10:00-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 6 weeks - £182 - C02958-232406

Mosaic Taster Course (Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton)

Make a coaster inspired by the Banksy of mosaic art in this 3 hour taster course. You will be introduced to the fundamentals of mosaic art and create a small direct method mosaic, learning how to use mosaic cutting tools and lay tiles effectively.

19/04/2024 - Fri (10:00-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 1 weeks - £0 - C02971-232403

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