Learn all about ceramics
Professional ceramics training in Brittany, France, online pottery courses and free resource center.
training (in French only)
In one year, learn the three essential pillars for earning a living from your new profession:
– Wheel throwing
– Mold making
By striking the right balance between
technique, productivity and creativity.
At the Créamik school, in an idyllic setting 200 meters from the sea, in Séné, Brittany.
Online glazing courses
without being limited by time or place.
Matthieu Liévois reveals all his personal tips and tricks, acquired over 40 years of experience.
More than 10 years of teaching have enabled him to assess the difficulties students are having, which he can now anticipate.
Beginner and advanced levels
Online resource center
Free and constantly evolving,
to provide answers to your questions and advise you on best practices, choice of equipment, etc.
Based on experience:
Over 40 years, Matthieu Liévois has accumulated a lot of tips that are very useful in a ceramist’s workshop.
He shares them for the first time here with you.
Whether you are a novice or a seasoned amateur,
a future professional or already working as a potter,
if you want to progress in your pottery practice,
the Creamik school can help you!
My name is Matthieu Liévois. I have been a potter-ceramist for more than 40 years; I specialize in glazes. I founded the Creamik ceramics school in 2009.
Matthieu Liévois, Potter and Ceramist
“I wanted to tell you how useful the course has been to me. I come back to it often. Thank you so much for your precious help.”
“I just finished both courses. Great – very easy to understand. I’m ready to make my own glazes. Thank you for all this knowledge.”
“What you have achieved is remarkable.
I had never before found something that is so complete and is approached in such a pedagogical way.”
The last articles from our ceramics resources centre
Summary 1. The dialogue between nature and clay 2. Nature inspiration: textures, shapes and patterns used in ceramics Techniques for recreating natural textures and shapes Patterns inspired by plants, animals, and the elements Combining pottery and wood Mosaic 3....
L’art du Kintsugi Causes of defects Evaluation and sorting of ceramics Repair and restoration of ceramics Creative reuse Education and awareness raising It is the fateful moment when you open the kiln and have to decide which pieces have failed. Don’t judge too...
Cost of raw materials Fuel cost Wear and tear on a kiln Fixed costs Indirect costs Hours worked Net profit and profit margin Market assessment Example of a stoneware bowl In the previous article, we looked at the costs associated with a kiln, whether electric or gas....