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28 courses
Ceramics & Sculpture

Advanced Practice - 3D Ceramics

Over the past few years we have detected a shift in demand among those studying at RAS at higher levels, away from qualifications towards a more practical, skills-based but nevertheless challenging and analytical provision.

In response to this change in demand we have developed a range of new Advanced Practice pathways in popular disciplines. From September 2019, self-motivated makers and artists will be able to develop and extend their own explorations in art & design; pathways include Painting & Drawing, 3D Ceramics, Glass, Photography and Film Making (see individual...

17/09/2021 - Fri (10:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus - 36 weeks - £1530.00 - C01916-212201

Ceramic Handbuilding & Throwing - Intermediate - Summer School

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

26/07/2021 - Mon - Fri (10:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £190.00 - C01765-202101

Ceramics - Handbuilding & 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.

08/09/2021 - Wed (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 13 weeks - £317.00 - C02464-212201
05/01/2022 - Wed (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £294.00 - C02464-212202
20/04/2022 - Wed (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £294.00 - C02464-212203

Ceramics - Plaster, Mouldmaking, Slipcasting & Decorating - Beginners

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.

11/09/2021 - Sat (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus - 13 weeks - £317.00 - C02367-212201
08/01/2022 - Sat (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £271.00 - C02367-212202
23/04/2022 - Sat (09:30-12:30) - 12 weeks - £294.00 - C02367-212203

Ceramics - Plaster, Mouldmaking, Slipcasting & Decorating - Intermediate

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

11/09/2021 - Sat (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus - 13 weeks - £317.00 - C02368-212201
26/02/2022 - Sat (13:30-16:30) - 11 weeks - £294.00 - C02368-212202
23/04/2022 - Sat (13:30-16:30) - 12 weeks - £294.00 - C02368-212203

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.

06/09/2021 - Mon (17:30-20:00) - Parkshot Campus - 7 weeks - £152.00 - C01453-212201
01/11/2021 - Mon (17:30-20:00) - Parkshot Campus - 6 weeks - £133.00 - C01453-212202
17/01/2022 - Mon (17:30-20:00) - Parkshot Campus - 6 weeks - £133.00 - C01453-212203
21/02/2022 - Mon (17:30-20:00) - Parkshot Campus - 6 weeks - £133.00 - C01453-212204
18/04/2022 - Mon (17:30-20:00) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £113.00 - C01453-212205
06/06/2022 - Mon (17:30-20:00) - Parkshot Campus - 6 weeks - £133.00 - C01453-212206

Ceramics Handbuilding & 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.

06/09/2021 - Mon (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 13 weeks - £307.00 - C00117-212201
10/01/2022 - Mon (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £261.00 - C00117-212202
18/04/2022 - Mon (10:00-13:00) - 12 weeks - £284.00 - C00117-212203

Ceramics Handbuilding & 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.

09/09/2021 - Thu (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 13 weeks - £317.00 - C00539-212202
06/01/2022 - Thu (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £294.00 - C00539-212204
21/04/2022 - Thu (18:30-21:30) - 12 weeks - £294.00 - C00539-212206

Ceramics Handbuilding & 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.

07/09/2021 - Tue (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus - 13 weeks - £427.00 - C00421-212201
04/01/2022 - Tue (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £395.00 - C00421-212202
19/04/2022 - Tue (13:30-16:30) - 12 weeks - £395.00 - C00421-212203

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.

06/09/2021 - Mon (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus - 13 weeks - £317.00 - C01351-212201
10/01/2022 - Mon (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £271.00 - C01351-212202
18/04/2022 - Mon (14:00-17:00) - 12 weeks - £294.00 - C01351-212203

Ceramics Handbuilding Workshop

This is suitable for you if you are a beginners or a more experienced ceramicist. During this course you will be able to experiment with different types of clay and glazes to create ceramic artworks.

You will explore different methods of making ceramics, which will vary from term to term. As well as learning the various skills applicable to ceramic making, decorative techniques and glazing skills will also be taught. Tools are provided but please bring an overall and a notebook.

14/09/2021 - Tue (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £294.00 - C00605-212201
04/01/2022 - Tue (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £271.00 - C00605-212202
19/04/2022 - Tue (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £294.00 - C00605-212203

Ceramics Handbuilding Workshop - Untutored

This is an untutored workshop designed to give you time in the studio to work on your own projects. A technician is on hand to help with technical issues.

This course is for current RACC students only.

*** Workshop on 21st/22nd July is hand build only - no wheels available ***

17/08/2021 - Tue, Wed (10:00-14:30) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £59.00 - C01330-212201
25/08/2021 - Wed, Thu, Fri (10:00-14:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £76.00 - C01330-212202
25/10/2021 - Mon, Tue (10:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £66.00 - C01330-212203

Ceramics Summer Workshop - Summer School

This course is designed to enable learners, already acquainted with the pottery here at RACC, to have three days to play and create as well as finish off items from previous sessions. You will have access to the plaster room as well as the glaze and pottery areas.
A tutor will be present for advice and with projects, if required, but it is recommended that you plan your days.

A technician will also be on hand.

This is not a beginner’s course, learners should know basics of working with clay

09/08/2021 - Mon, Tue, Wed (10:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £128.00 - C01736-212201

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.

07/09/2021 - Tue (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 13 weeks - £317.00 - C02031-212201
04/01/2022 - Tue (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £294.00 - C02031-212202
19/04/2022 - Tue (18:30-21:30) - 12 weeks - £294.00 - C02031-212203

Ceramics Throwing - Beginners

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

09/09/2021 - Thu (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus - 13 weeks - £317.00 - C01338-212201
24/02/2022 - Thu (14:00-17:00) - 12 weeks - £294.00 - C01338-212202
21/04/2022 - Thu (14:00-17:00) - 12 weeks - £294.00 - C01338-212203

Ceramics Throwing - Beginners/Post Beginners

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

07/09/2021 - Tue (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus - 13 weeks - £317.00 - C00423-212201
04/01/2022 - Tue (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £395.00 - C00423-212202
19/04/2022 - Tue (09:30-12:30) - 12 weeks - £395.00 - C00423-212203

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.

06/09/2021 - Mon (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 13 weeks - £317.00 - C01305-212201
08/09/2021 - Wed (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus - 19 weeks - £456.00 - C01305-212202
10/01/2022 - Mon (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £271.00 - C01305-212203
23/02/2022 - Wed (13:30-16:30) - 19 weeks - £456.00 - C01305-212204
18/04/2022 - Mon (18:30-21:30) - 12 weeks - £294.00 - C01305-212205

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.

09/09/2021 - Thu (09:30-13:30) - Parkshot Campus - 19 weeks - £805.00 - C00116-212201
24/02/2022 - Thu (09:30-13:30) - Parkshot Campus - 18 weeks - £763.00 - C00116-212202

Ceramics Throwing Week - Intermediate - Summer School

This is a fun practical course, which aims to further enhance your understanding and aptitude of throwing on the wheel.

You will have five days working on the wheel. This concentrated amount of time gives you the chance to really practice and master this rewarding technique. You can work on your own ideas or be inspired by a variety of projects suggested by your tutor. You will be taught by a professional thrower, who has over 10 years teaching experience. The course includes a three hour glazing session later in the year (date TBC) to allow students to return and glaze their work...

02/08/2021 - Mon - Fri (10:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £216.00 - C00284-212201

Ceramics Throwing, Handbuilding & 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.

08/09/2021 - Wed (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus - 13 weeks - £427.00 - C00422-212201
23/02/2022 - Wed (09:30-12:30) - 12 weeks - £395.00 - C00422-212202
20/04/2022 - Wed (09:30-12:30) - 12 weeks - £395.00 - C00422-212203

Ceramics Workshop - Untutored

This is an untutored workshop designed to give you time in the studio to work on your own projects. A technician is on hand to help with technical issues.

This course is for current RACC students only.

*** Workshop on 21st/22nd July is hand build only - no wheels available ***

17/08/2021 - Tue, Wed (10:00-14:30) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £59.00 - C01330-212201
25/08/2021 - Wed, Thu, Fri (10:00-14:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £76.00 - C01330-212202
25/10/2021 - Mon, Tue (10:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £66.00 - C01330-212203

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.

10/09/2021 - Fri (17:00-20:00) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £395.00 - C02769-212201

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...

13/09/2021 - Mon (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £432.00 - C00120-212201
03/01/2022 - Mon (13:30-16:30) - 12 weeks - £432.00 - C00120-212202
18/04/2022 - Mon (13:30-16:30) - 12 weeks - £432.00 - C00120-212203

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.

02/08/2021 - Mon (10:00-16:30) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £18.00 - C02065-202107
16/08/2021 - Mon (09:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £33.00 - C02065-212201
25/10/2021 - Mon (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £33.00 - C02065-212202
13/12/2021 - Mon (10:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £33.00 - C02065-212203
14/02/2022 - Mon (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £33.00 - C02065-212204
07/04/2022 - Thu (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £33.00 - C02065-212205
24/05/2022 - Tue (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £33.00 - C02065-212206
18/07/2022 - Mon (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £33.00 - C02065-212207

Raku Firing for Beginners

Come along for a lovely short summer course where you will learn all about the wonders of Raku Firing, and achieve varied and unique finishes on your pots.

This course will run
Tue 14th July 10am - 4pm at Parkshot in Richmond (to make clay work)
Mon 20th July 10am - 1pm at Parkshot in Richmond (to glaze the fired pots)
Tue 21st July 10am - 4pm in Hillcroft, Surbiton (to raku fire the work outside)

Please see Entry Requirements & Additonal Information for important health & safety info

09/08/2021 - Mon, Tue (10:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus - 2 weeks - £140.00 - C02126-212202

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