Ceramics & Pottery Courses in London

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. Ceramics: surface decoration on clay

    Ceramics: surface decoration on clay

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 13 Jan 2020
    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.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £249.00
    Concession: £152.00

  2. Ceramics diploma workshop

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 16 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    For ceramics diploma students only.
    Full fee: £649.00
    Senior fee: £649.00
    Concession: £396.00

  3. Four-day taster course in ceramics

    Four-day taster course in ceramics

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 19 Jan 2020 (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: £349.00
    Senior fee: £349.00
    Concession: £349.00

  4. Pottery: a taster course in throwing

    Pottery: a taster course in throwing

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 16 Feb 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Ideal for beginners who want to experience the basic techniques of throwing on the potters wheel. Learn how to produce mugs, bowls and simple forms as well as apply slips and glazes over this four day course.
    Full fee: £399.00
    Senior fee: £399.00
    Concession: £399.00

  5. Digital surface design for ceramics

    Digital surface design for ceramics

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 22 Feb 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to transform simple ceramicwares with the use of photo transfers and Adobe Photoshop. Using scanned images, photos or artwork, edit your design before applying images onto plates, cups etc. Work will be kiln fired and we will cover the design process from start to finish.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  6. Ceramics: surface printing on clay

    Ceramics: surface printing on clay

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 24 Feb 2020
    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.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £249.00
    Concession: £152.00

  7. Friday evening pottery

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 28 Feb 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Suitable for students who want to learn basic design, handbuilding, decoration and glazing techniques or for students who want to refresh or develop existing ceramics skills. Everyone will be encouraged to explore and experiment with different skills and techniques in a friendly and supportive environment.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £299.00
    Concession: £182.00

  8. Animal forms in ceramic

    Animal forms in ceramic

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 15 Mar 2020
    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: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £199.00

  9. Introduction to ceramics

    Introduction to ceramics

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 11 May 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Gain a basic understanding of hand-building, glazing and decoration techniques. Explore your creative ideas whilst learning the exciting possibilities of working with clay. Enjoy a taster experience of throwing on the wheel in the final session.
    Full fee: £399.00
    Senior fee: £399.00
    Concession: £243.00

  10. Intermediate handbuilding

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 31 May 2020
    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: £449.00
    Senior fee: £449.00
    Concession: £449.00

  11. Ceramics as a canvas: traditional slip decoration and surface treatments in clay

    Ceramics as a canvas: traditional slip decoration and surface treatments in clay

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 11 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop new skills in traditional ceramic decorating - including how to interpret patterns, text and drawings on a clay surface using slip-techniques, agates and textures. Suitable for beginners and those with previous experience.
    Full fee: £449.00
    Senior fee: £449.00
    Concession: £274.00

  12. Experimental ceramics

    Experimental ceramics

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 12 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A chance to use different clays with the addition of oxides, fluxing agents and natural combustible materials. Fuse found objects in the kiln, make biscuit slips and investigate the textural possibilities of glazes.
    Full fee: £449.00
    Senior fee: £449.00
    Concession: £449.00

  13. Ceramics: throwing and assemblage

    Ceramics: throwing and assemblage

    Course Date: Mon 20 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Build on your existing skills by exploring form and surface. Create functional or non-functional objects by throwing, cutting and later assembling different components. Intermediate level, requiring basic throwing skills.
    Full fee: £399.00
    Senior fee: £399.00
    Concession: £243.00

  14. Intensive throwing week

    Intensive throwing week

    Course Date: Mon 27 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your skills on the wheel. You will have your own wheel and the opportunity to use a variety of types of clay. The course is for experienced throwers and is ideal if you wish to develop your practice further. Intermediate level, throwing skills required.
    Full fee: £449.00
    Senior fee: £449.00
    Concession: £274.00

  15. Intensive throwing week: beginners and refreshers

    Course Date: Mon 3 Aug 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to throw mugs, bowls and lidded jars. Intermediate students can use this course to refresh their skills on the wheel. Tutor:.
    Full fee: £449.00
    Senior fee: £449.00
    Concession: £274.00

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