Courses: Summer & Weekend See all types

John Evans - Original Alternative Raku Workshop - Sussex - May 26, 2017 to May 29, 2017
The 'Original' workshop course will include the use of burnishing and terra sigillata to provide the smooth and polished surface ideal for these 'naked clay' techniques. There will be tips on how to make work for successful firing, how to achieve those solid blacks and whites and the use of colour in naked raku.
LeachPottery: Workshop with Jenny Beavan - June 10, 2017 to June 11, 2017
This is a great opportunity for a two day workshop with Jenny Beavan
Advanced Raku Workshop with John Evans - June 09, 2017 to June 12, 2017
The 'Advanced' workshop for those familiar with burnishing and the use of Terra Sig incorporates a wide range of  fuming and smoking techniques (including a pit-fire). Book early Fills up very quickly! (now full at 11/11/16 but worth going on waiting list)
Hand Building & Smoke Firing Course at the Moulin with Frances Marr - June 11, 2017 to June 17, 2017
Over the the course of the week we will explore smoke-firing techniques resulting from the interaction of clay and fire. 
2-day - Wheel-Throwing Stoneware, Beginners - Jeremy Steward - July 06, 2017 to July 07, 2017
This intensive 2 day course is aimed specifically at beginners who have done little or no wheel-throwing before. 
Exploring the Surface - La Meridiana - Peter Beard - July 09, 2017 to July 15, 2017
Creating pattern and texture at different stages in the making process - Peter Beard. Handbuilding and surface decoration. For Beginners and Advanced
Wobage: 4 Day Jar making/slip decorated Earthenware - July 13, 2017 to July 16, 2017
This jar making course will run over 4 days.  Patia makes jars in both porcelain and earthenware
Rachel Wood - The infinite vessel - Rachel Wood - July 16, 2017 to July 22, 2017
A lively approach to coiling, pinching and surface decoration.
Handbuilding. For all
2017: 5 day CERAMIC COURSE - Jim Robison - July 30, 2017 to August 04, 2017
The focus is on hand-building, looking at ceramic forms and surface textures.   A whole range of work will be possible,  including Slab ware, Extrusions, and Throwing
Curtis Benzle - Porcelain - Colour and Light - September 10, 2017 to September 16, 2017
The class is open to everyone.  While in the past we have had many exceptional artists in the class, we have also had many people with no previous experience with clay.  We will require no previous knowledge of ceramics again this year as we will be using specific techniques that do not require any "art talent". 
Residential Pottery Courses in France with Sylph Baier - May 14, 2017 to October 14, 2017
It is mainly throwing based and would suit students with some throwing experience but other techniques can also be covered as well as glazing and firing in electric and gas reduction kiln