Oxford Clay

Learn how to make and use eco-conscious pottery glazes with online courses and books from Oxford Clay.

Eco-friendly pottery 

Katherine Tomlinson was concerned about the harmful ingredients she was using in her pottery practice, so spent a year researching and testing different clay and glaze recipes that are non-toxic and cause minimal harm to the environment. 

Now you too can learn simple ways to make pottery more eco-friendly with Katherine's online courses and books.

  • Make your own plant ash glaze
  • Learn which pottery ingredients and tools to use for eco-friendly crafting
  • Make metal oxides from recycled metal
  • . . . and more.
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Online courses

  • Take the course in your own time and at your own pace
  • Downloadable workbooks
  • Instructional videos
  • Step-by-step guidance
  • Advice on tools and materials
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  • Available as downloadable e-books and in printed editions
  • Step-by-step instructions
  • Glaze recipes
  • Advice on tools and materials 
Find books here

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