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Ceramic Decorating Training


Learn how to create professional, artistic ceramics

With Rachel Byass

Learn basic decorating techniques, develop brush-stroke skills and use a comprehensive range of decorating accessories to create ceramics with a quality, professional finish. 

Create professional, artistic ceramic pottery.  Learn the 'hands-on' experience necessary to be confident with (a) the products you have bought and (b) the products that your customers will use.  Ensure you are a fully-prepared as a new business owner and take advantage of a personal and flexible training course.

  • Ideal for newcomers to the Clay Cafe/ Mobile Pottery Business.
  • Learn new skills and various techniques through step-by-step demonstrations and experienced teaching.
  • Delegates are provided with course notes including lots of hints and tips. 
  • Courses are adaptable and seasonal.
  • Gain an invaluable insight into useful tools and equipment.
  • The atmosphere is relaxed, friendly and open.  Questions are welcomed. 

Rachel’s Background

Ceramics and Pottery businesses have been around in UK for over 30 years. Rachel has owned her own ceramics business for 27 years (both as a mobile ceramic business as well as a High Street Ceramic Cafe/Gift Shop).  She also has experience in bisque, glaze and underglaze manufacturing.

Rachel has the skills to train others to set up their own ceramic/pottery business.  Her business, "Fired Art Designs", was established 30 years ago and she has 8 ceramic certifications and 4 decorative art certifications.  Rachel teaches all aspects of pottery such as “Paint your own Pottery” techniques, hand building, wheel throwing, decorative art, fine art and much more.

These courses are run at regular intervals throughout the year.

To Book:

Cost: This two-day course costs £250

Time:  10am until 4.30pm both days.

To book please contact the tutor direct by calling Rachel on 07970793727 or emailing


Forthcoming Dates:

NB:  Timings are approximate and are dependent on the number of delegates attending.  Spaces are limited to 12 delegates per course.

OXFORDSHIRE Training Courses:

Country Love Crafts, 37d Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon, OX14 4RT

Days                             Date                                   Times             Duration    Cost

Monday-Tuesday         27th-28th July 2015           10am-4.30pm    2 Day       £250 per person
Monday-Tuesday         26th-27th October 2015     10am-4.30pm    2 Day       £250 per person

YORKSHIRE Training Courses: 

The Firs, 17 Hill Lane, Pontefract, North Yorkshire, WF8 4JA

Days                        Date                                   Times             Duration    Cost

Saturday-Sunday     18th-19th July 2015           10am-4.30pm    2 Day       £250 per person
Saturday-Sunday     31st-1st November 2015    10am-4.30pm    2 Day       £250 per person