Expert and friendly tuition in ceramics

Experienced working ceramic designer and mould maker Huw Raine provides training in all aspects of casting
and mould-making, throwing, fine art and sculptural ceramics, ranging from plaster multi-part moulds,
to silicone rubber moulds, to hand building vessels and sculptures, suitable for all levels.


You are interested in clay, pottery and ceramics and have got little or no experience.

This course is covering basic ceramic making techniques including coil and slab building, slip casting, throwing and glazing. This course is designed to give you an exciting introduction to pottery and ceramic whether you fancy yourself as a ceramic designer or would like to explore sculpture and ceramic art or just want to get messy and make something you are sure to find this course useful, informative and fun. All participants are guaranteed to take something home at the end. Basic material included.





Course details: 6 week course.
2 hours/week.

You have worked with clay before but need advice and support on creating your own work of art or help with slip casting or other aspect of pottery and ceramics.

This course will cover the more advanced techniques of ceramic production. Expert advice on tableware, ceramic sculpture and studio pottery. Ad hoc tutorials will be given throughout the course. Individual instruction from our experienced tutor is always available. Basic material included.



Course details: 6 week course. Ongoing
2 hours/week.

You have a comprehensive knowledge of clay, pottery and ceramic processes but would like to explore and develop your skills and need a space to work in. Advice on how to develop and produce your work would be an advantage.

This course is intended for those potters who would like to produce their own work but need access to equipment and would feel more comfortable with someone there to ask questions. This course is supported on an individual basis as needed. No material are supplied on this course.

Course details: Wednesdays daytime. 
5 hours/week. £50.00/month


Come and use the great facilities at Raine Ceramics. If you are a potter or an artist and need to make your own things but need access to equipment and kilns etc. Advice available on request.

Charges per session (£15.00) and for fireings. This runs Wednesday daytime11am-4pm. Please contact us for further details  or get in touch with us to discuss your specific requirements. Material not included.

If you have something specific in mind you would like to make or would like training in a particular aspect of ceramic or you are a group that would like to do a project together we can arrange courses in all aspect of ceramic and mould making at all levels to suit your requirements.


Pottery Taster Sessions are also available. Make four pots  with four different techniques in two hours. An evolution of pottery.

Great fun and informative £30.00/person

Come back and glaze them for only £15.00

Cost for the 6 week Starter course           £105.00 materials included

      Cost for the 6 week support pottery course(ongoing)                £90.00 materials not included

Please click on the pdf button for more information and booking form.

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