B&B Taillepieds, Patrick Arnal & Joan Webber invite you for ceramic courses in our workshop !

Ceramic artists, Patrick Arnal and Joan Webber,
invite you to explore the world of ceramics on a residential course in the heart of the French Brittany countryside..

Have fun with us in a relaxed atmosphere exploring hand building techniques to make both decorative and functional stoneware pottery.
Beginners and those with some experience welcome and we speak both French and English.

Joan Webber is a graduate ceramist and teacher. For many years an advanced level teacher in Jersey, Channel islands and now living in France mainly working to commission.

Patrick Arnal is a ceramic sculptor for twelve years. He created the workshop Memento Temporï specialized in the reproduction of archeological pieces in terracotta. Expertise in modeling, sculpture, plaster molding, decorating the slip or glaze, allow him to work for museums but also for designers.

Our program on one week

  • Three days making pieces,
  • Two days for decoration and firing,
  • And all the pieces ready to take home on the final day.

The welcome

    The date is from Sunday 22nd September to the Saturday 28th September 2013.

  • Arriving on Sunday evening,
  • Course on Monday morning to Friday evening,
  • Departure on Saturday morning.

You will stay in a traditional stone farmhouse with modern accommodation and enjoy Denis Hanifi’s superb home cooked meals.
You may also wish to spend time with him in the kitchen learning some traditional French dishes.
Possibility to stay in guest rooms a few extra days depending on availability.


Price for the course to include accommodation, all meals and materials is :

  • in shared room: € 680.00 per person.
  • in single room: € 765.00 per person.

The minimum number of students is three and the maximum is eight.

We look forward to seeing you very soon.

Contacts & booking

Contact Patrick and Denis on 0033 (0)952864297
email adress :
or Joan on 0033 (0)299974650
email adress :