Ceramics and pottery

Try your hand at making beautiful, creative objects out of clay. Working in one of our ceramics studios, our friendly and experienced tutors will teach you a range of techniques to help you master the ancient craft of pottery. Our pottery courses take place during the evening, daytime and weekend, just remember to book early as these popular courses fill up fast! Any questions? Contact our visual arts team on 020 7492 2700 Monday - Friday between 10am - 5pm.
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  1. Animal forms in ceramic

    Course Date: Sun 12 Mar 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Have fun exploring the possibilities of designing small scale animal forms in clay. Slab and hand building will be taught along with tooling techniques to bring your figures to life. Some experience with clay is beneficial.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £152.00

  2. Ceramics diploma course: second year

    Course Date: Thu 8 Sep 2016
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Designed for mature students with some previous ceramics experience, or experience of other art-based study, this course encourages your development within the framework of a broad-based programme of study within ceramics. A portfolio of 2D work (including sketchbooks) and 3D/clay work is needed for interview. Please call 020 7492 2700/2703 to arrange an interview.
    Full fee: £3,949.00
    Senior fee: £2,764.00
    Concession: £1,975.00

  3. Ceramics diploma workshop

    Course Date: Fri 23 Sep 2016 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    For ceramics diploma students only.
    Full fee: £499.00
    Senior fee: £499.00
    Concession: £304.00

  4. Ceramics portfolio course

    Course Date: Wed 21 Sep 2016
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Attending two days a week, you will develop your ceramic techniques and drawing skills to build a portfolio of 2D and 3D work. Focus on the development of your personal ideas within a structure of varied projects, which could lead onto study in further and higher education. Some materials are included.

    Pre-enrolment advisory interview is required.
    Full fee: £2,179.00
    Senior fee: £1,743.00
    Concession: £1,329.00

  5. Ceramics: surface decoration on clay

    Course Date: Mon 16 Jan 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Working with paper stencil, block printing on unfired clay, biscuit and glazed surfaces, you will create pattern and images with slips, oxides, glaze and on-glaze enamels on simple mould forms and tiles. Tutor: Robert Cooper.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £229.00

  6. Ceramics: surface printing on clay

    Course Date: Mon 27 Feb 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Working with silkscreen, paper stencil, block and potato printing on unfired clay, biscuits and glazed surfaces, you will create pattern and narrative images with slips, oxides, glaze and on-glaze on simple mould forms and tiles. Tutor: Robert Cooper.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £229.00
    Concession: £140.00

  7. Ceramics: throwing and decoration

    Course Date: Mon 8 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Experiment with and develop your existing throwing skills and decorating techniques. Make experimental pieces and explore your ideas.
    Full fee: £399.00
    Senior fee: £319.00
    Concession: £243.00

  8. Ceramics: workshop

    Course Date: Mon 19 Sep 2016
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Workshop in ceramics alongside students on 'City Lit ceramics'. Pre-enrolment advisory interview is required. Please contact Visual Arts on 020 7492 2700/2703 to arrange. Tutor: Jim Gladwin.
    Full fee: £1,129.00
    Senior fee: £903.00

  9. City Lit ceramics

    City Lit ceramics

    Course Date: Mon 19 Sep 2016
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn a wide variety of techniques including throwing, handbuilding, decoration and glazing. Ideal for beginners to pottery or for those with some experience. Pre-enrolment advisory interview is required.
    Full fee: £1,349.00
    Senior fee: £1,079.00
    Concession: £823.00

  10. Designing for ceramic work with Photoshop

    Course Date: Sat 15 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Convert scanned images, photos or artwork made within Photoshop into ceramic transfers that you will apply to plates, cups etc. Work will be kiln fired. We will cover the entire design process from start to finish. Please note dates and times of this course: Sat 15th and 22nd July: 10-5pm, Sat 5th August: 10-1pm (15 hours in total).
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  11. Four day taster course in pottery

    Course Date: Sun 7 May 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Ideal if you are a beginner and would like to experience and explore the major ways of making pottery - throwing and hand building. Pots will be decorated, glazed and fired during the course.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £299.00
    Concession: £299.00

  12. Intermediate handbuilding

    Course Date: Sun 4 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore your personal creative ideas in clay, increase your making and decorating skills. Use a range of hand building techniques to develop your practical skills and expand your knowledge of ceramic materials.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £239.00
    Concession: £182.00

  13. Introduction to ceramics

    Course Date: Mon 8 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Gain a basic understanding of handbuilding, glazing and decoration techniques. Explore your creative ideas whilst learning the exciting possibilities of working with clay. Gain a taster experience of throwing on the wheel in the final session.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £229.00
    Concession: £140.00

  14. Pottery

    Course Date: Tue 20 Sep 2016 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Experience and explore all the making techniques in ceramics: coiling, slab-building, press moulds and throwing on the wheel. Also included is an introductino to basic glazing and simple glaze mixing. Tutor: Dan Kelly.
    Full fee: £949.00
    Senior fee: £759.00

  15. Pottery intermediate

    Course Date: Wed 21 Sep 2016
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    For those with previous experience who want to work towards personal goals. Throwing and hand-building processes will be taught alongside glazing and surface decoration.
    Full fee: £1,019.00
    Senior fee: £1,019.00

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