Type
21 courses
Ceramics & Sculpture

Ceramic Pinchpot & Coiling - Making History

This course is a fantastic way or engaging with clay in its most direct form, making it accessible for beginners and more experienced artists. You will explore and challenge your previous knowledge about contemporary expression, developing a sensitivity to the material in a way that makes it possible to achieve beautiful hand-built objects such as pinch pots.

10/01/2023 - Tue (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £125.00 - C02923-222303
21/02/2023 - Tue (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus - 6 weeks - £150.00 - C02923-222304
18/04/2023 - Tue (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus - 6 weeks - £150.00 - C02923-222305
06/06/2023 - Tue (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus - 6 weeks - £150.00 - C02923-222306

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.

11/01/2023 - Wed (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £286.00 - C02464-222302
19/04/2023 - Wed (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £311.00 - C02464-222303

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.

12/01/2023 - Thu (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £286.00 - C00539-222304
20/04/2023 - Thu (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £311.00 - C00539-222306

Ceramics - Plaster, Mouldmaking, Slipcasting, Decorating & 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.

14/01/2023 - Sat (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £286.00 - C02866-222302
22/04/2023 - Sat (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £311.00 - C02866-222303

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.

09/01/2023 - Mon (17:30-20:30) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £135.00 - C01453-222303
27/02/2023 - Mon (17:30-20:30) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £135.00 - C01453-222304
17/04/2023 - Mon (17:30-20:30) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £135.00 - C01453-222305
05/06/2023 - Mon (17:30-20:30) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £135.00 - C01453-222306

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.

09/01/2023 - Mon (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £276.00 - C00117-222302
17/04/2023 - Mon (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £301.00 - C00117-222303

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.

10/01/2023 - Tue (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £286.00 - C00421-222302
18/04/2023 - Tue (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £311.00 - C00421-222303

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.

09/01/2023 - Mon (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £286.00 - C01351-222302
17/04/2023 - Mon (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £311.00 - C01351-222303

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.

10/01/2023 - Tue (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £286.00 - C00605-222302
18/04/2023 - Tue (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £311.00 - C00605-222303

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.

10/01/2023 - Tue (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £286.00 - C02031-222302
18/04/2023 - Tue (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £311.00 - C02031-222303

Ceramics Throwing - Beginners

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

12/01/2023 - Thu (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £286.00 - C01338-222302
20/04/2023 - Thu (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £311.00 - C01338-222303

Ceramics Throwing - Beginners/Post Beginners

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

10/01/2023 - Tue (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £286.00 - C00423-222302
18/04/2023 - Tue (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £311.00 - C00423-222303

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.

09/01/2023 - Mon (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £286.00 - C01305-222303
22/02/2023 - Wed (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus - 19 weeks - £486.00 - C01305-222304
17/04/2023 - Mon (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £311.00 - C01305-222305

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.

23/02/2023 - Thu (09:30-13:30) - Parkshot Campus - 18 weeks - £810.00 - C00116-222302

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.

11/01/2023 - Wed (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £286.00 - C00422-222302
19/04/2023 - Wed (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £311.00 - C00422-222303

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.

14/01/2023 - Sat (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £381.00 - C02769-222302
22/04/2023 - Sat (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £415.00 - C02769-222303

Figurative Life Sculpture

"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...

09/01/2023 - Mon (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £320.00 - C00120-222302
24/04/2023 - Mon (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £349.00 - C00120-222303

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.

09/01/2023 - Mon (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus - 11 weeks - £320.00 - C02735-222302
24/04/2023 - Mon (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus - 12 weeks - £349.00 - C02735-222303

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.

13/02/2023 - Mon (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £35.00 - C02065-222304
06/04/2023 - Thu (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £35.00 - C02065-222305
30/05/2023 - Tue (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £35.00 - C02065-222306

Saturday Ceramics - All Levels

Have you always wanted to have a go at ceramics? Then this course is for you.

This is a general ceramics course which covers one or two methods of handbuilding pots, as well as throwing on the potter’s wheel. Interspersed with this you will learn several decorating and firing techniques.

07/01/2023 - Sat (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus - 6 weeks - £155.00 - C00419-222303
04/03/2023 - Sat (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £130.00 - C00419-222304
22/04/2023 - Sat (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus - 6 weeks - £155.00 - C00419-222305
10/06/2023 - Sat (13:30-16:30) - Parkshot Campus - 6 weeks - £155.00 - C00419-222306

Taster - Ceramics - An Introduction to Making

This course is designed for learners who are complete beginners or who have very limited experience of working with clay. Starting with fundamental techniques and progressing skills throughout the course, there will be an emphasis on hand-building.

07/06/2022 - Tue (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £130.00 - C02817-222304
10/01/2023 - Tue (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £130.00 - C02817-222301
21/02/2023 - Tue (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £130.00 - C02817-222302
06/06/2023 - Tue (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus - 5 weeks - £130.00 - C02817-222306