Learning ceramics is a pleasurable experience. Our ceramic center ensures students learn some concepts and techniques that will greatly assist them in developing their creative style and design – putting them in the top of the ladder.

In this case, students are presented with a solid foundation of technical and knowledgeable skills so that they can be well prepared for a career in the ceramic arts.

Classes are run by a number of highly experienced potters and teachers who offer exceptional quality teaching, with most of them more than 35 years’ experience as ceramics teachers and ceramics artists here in Rufford, United Kingdom.

Our learning program is divided into categories or levels ranging from beginners, advanced and the professional stage.

Beginners Level

For students in the beginner’s level, we have carefully organized two classes each week on Tuesday mornings by 9 am to 12 noon and Wednesday mornings by 9 am to 12 noon. All courses in this category are suitable for young beginners who might have previous experience on the wheel.

The beginner’s course centers on fundamentals of wheel throwing, where you will learn practical skills in the making of decorative forms on the wheel. It also gives you an insight on methods of decorating glazing work.

Classes run for three hours with a maximum number of ten students in each of the class.

Our studio provides a relaxed atmosphere, fully air-conditioned for total comfort. The studio is only for adults’ work station.

Perhaps you want to schedule a private group one off wheel throwing workshop; we can assist you with the arrangement. Kindly contact our help desk for details.

Advanced Level

Our advanced course offers something new and significantly adds to your skills and development, regardless of your years of experience. Classes mostly held in the afternoon and center on further learning in slip casting with much focus on porcelain clay, and then, mould making.

Classes run for three hours with a maximum number of ten students in each class.

Facilities in our center include two large classrooms, a technology room, and a glaze lab. Our studio provides a relaxed atmosphere, fully air-conditioned for total comfort. The studio is only for adults’ work station.

Professional level

Join our professional level ceramics class as we take you through a five-week intensive pottery session. If you desire to bring your imagination to life through the art of pottery, our ceramic center is the right citadel to that can help you achieve this dream. We have seasoned instructors who have been training thousands of students in the art for nearly three decades.

The course dwells on individual tutorials, techniques in coil and slab construction, and the opportunity to complete one or two stoneware sculpture during class.

This program is suitable for those who wish to become instructors and teachers of ceramic arts.

Classes run for three hours in two classes each week on Tuesday mornings by 9 am to 12 noon and Wednesday mornings by 9 am to 12 noon with a maximum number of five students in each class.

Our studio provides a relaxed atmosphere, fully air-conditioned for total comfort. The studio is only for adults’ work station.

Perhaps you want to schedule a private group one off wheel throwing workshop; we can assist you with the arrangement. Kindly contact our help desk for details.

FAQs

Can I start the class anytime?

Our classes have schedules. We have a session by 9 am, 10 am, 12 noon, and 3 pm.

Can I take my piece home without firing it?

Sure! But your piece will be fragile and not functional.

Can I come without booking?

We strongly advise you to book before coming. With this, you are assured of an available seat for you.

Can I come to learn a few days in your center?

Yes. If you wish to come to learn for a few days, we will offer you great discounts.

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