A ten week course


Ten week course

Autumn 2019

10, 17, 24, September
1, 8,  15, 22 October
5, 12, 19 November

Winter 2020

14, 21, 28 January
4, 11, 25 February
3, 10, 17, 24 March

Gift vouchers available

Please read our Booking Terms and Conditions below carefully before booking.

Who is this class suitable for? 
This class is suitable for beginners to the more experienced ceramic student. Whilst teaching the foundations of hand building, coiling, slip casting and throwing, the course offers the more advanced student more sophisticated techniques such as working with different types of clay and glaze techniques.

What will be covered in the class?
This 10-week course will introduce students to a broad range of techniques and approaches to ceramics. Led by tutor Elizabeth Westray, students will be encouraged to experiment with clay, develop their own designs and explore various ceramic techniques including approaches to glazing and hand building. Like all of our ceramics course, this course provides the opportunity to experiment in our pottery studio in an informal and relaxed environment with the support and guidance of our expert tutors.

What’s included?
One bag of clay, glaze materials and kiln firings. Learners should wear close toed shoes and appropriate clothes for making with clay. Please bring your own notebooks for sketching and recording technical notes.

What to bring?
Students should bring a small sketchbook and pencil. 

Lizzie Westray is an Milton Keynes based ceramicist specialising in sculptural ceramics and ‘low-tech’ firings such as Raku and wood-fired kilns.

Booking Terms and Conditions
Completing your booking with Milton Keynes Arts Centre signifies your agreement to the below terms of Refunds and Cancellation. All profits support our annual programme of exhibitions, events and charitable outreach projects.

Bookings are non-refundable and only transferable at the discretion of Milton Keynes Arts Centre. Any workshops that you are unable to attend cannot be refunded and cannot be reallocated.

Courses may be rescheduled/cancelled by Milton Keynes Arts Centre if the minimum number of required students is not met. Notification of a possible reschedule/cancellation will be sent to students three-working days before the first workshop of the term, in this instance only will refunds be issued in full if a course is rescheduled/cancelled.
Photographs and/or video will be taken during this course
As a registered charity, it can sometimes be necessary to share photos and videos of our community outreach in printed matter, social media, press releases and funding applications. By taking part in this event you grant Milton Keynes Arts Centre full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming to help achieve our charitable aims.

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