Sculptural Ceramics with Julie Leaming

Two Day Creative Course

Photograph Julie Lemming

Tuesday and Wednesday

(Includes half an hour lunch)

14 and 15 February 2023


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

Download our Ceramic Studio Handbook for further details on our studio terms of use.

Who is this class suitable for?
Ages 16+
Adults with some previous experience of working with clay

What will be covered in the class?
This two day course will look at hand building techniques, working with plaster moulds, slab building and carving to realise customers own projects. Touching on application and choice of colour to the final form.

Day 1:
  • Working with clay, rolling out clay/ use of moulds
  • Realising design ideas/ inspiration
  • Building demonstrations
  • Maquettes

Day 2:
  • Construction of main piece
  • Carving/ finishing
  • Application of coloured slip (optional)

What will students leave the class with?
You will leave with a maquette and final piece that can be coloured with clay slip and will be available to collect after bisque firing.

Please note: If you would like your creation glaze fired (to add colour and make food safe).
You will be able to choose a single colour glaze finish, at an additional cost, which will be applied after bisque firing by our technician. You can find our glazing price list here.

What will I need to bring?
Materials and tools are included.

Ceramics Studio (Ground floor with raised tables, narrow doorways).

In an effort to make our site more environmentally friendly, we ask that students respect our wishes to reduce the amount of uncollected / unwanted work at the end of term.

Julie Lemming is an artist and sculptor working mostly in clay making ceramic sculptures and vessels for indoor and outdoor spaces. Her work is about form, space and movement looking at, lines, curves and shapes within a structure and distil them to their simplest form, to reveal a glimpse of the original.

Julie studied at the University of Hertfordshire completing a Degree in Fine Art in 2015 before focusing her work on ceramics. Presently working from a studio in Baldock, Hertfordshire she exhibits her work within galleries and events across the south of England

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* We offer a limited number of spaces on each course at a 30% discount for those in receipt of income support such as Universal Credit and Carers Allowance. Please contact us directly for to obtain a discount code to apply at checkout. (Proof of eligibility required).
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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