Workshop dates for the 3rd Saturday in the month


 
Julie Miles
Ceramics

New Workshop
2017 programme

 



All workshops are held in the workshop room at Higherford Mill

Julie is an experienced teacher in ceramics with a degree in Design Craft and an MA in Ceramics. She has taught since graduating in 1998 in various settings from art galleries to a disused quarry, all ages and abilities. Bring an apron and some enthusiasm and you will be able to achieve with step by step tuition some amazing creations. Go on, have a go and get creative.
There will be coffee, tea and biscuits on arrival whilst going through housekeeping and health and safety for each workshop.

Maximum 6 per workshop age 16 +
All abilities catered for.

May 20th
Moon gazing hares in stoneware
2-4.30pm
Come and have a play in stoneware to create your own mini hare. In this workshop you will learn basic modelling techniques in clay with underglaze, slips and oxides for decoration.
£45
Price includes materials and firing

June 17th
Birds hand built in stoneware
2-4.30pm
Come and have a play in stoneware to create your own bluetit or robin. In this workshop you will learn to make thumb pots and use basic modelling techniques in clay with underglaze, slips and oxides for decoration.
£45
Price includes materials and firing

July 15th
Porcelain Tiles
2-4.30pm
Tiles impressed natural objects in porcelain using natural material such as grasses, flowers and leaves.
You will create a set of four tiles that can be used as coasters or wall plaques using colour and oxide to bring them to life.
£45
Price includes materials and firing

Aug 19th
Mini hares in stoneware
2-4.30pm
Come and have a play in stoneware to create your own mini hare. In this workshop you will learn basic modelling techniques in clay with underglaze, slips and oxides for decoration.
£45
Price includes materials and firing

Sept 16th
Porcelain jewellery
2-4.30pm
Using porcelain you will explore impressed and incised techniques including added decoration such as sprigs.  
£45
Price includes materials and firing
(Sterling silver Finding can be purchased after firing.)

Oct 21st
Porcelain tea light holders
2-4.30pm
Learn how to create tea light holders using slab building techniques with porcelain, learning techniques on how to handle the material, forming and joining, impressing and incising using textures to exploit its beautiful translucent qualities.
£45
Price includes materials and firing

Nov 11th
Christmas decorations in porcelain
2-4.30pm
Learn how to roll out porcelain to 2mm thick, how to handle the material, impressing and incising techniques using textures to exploit its beautiful translucent qualities.
£45
Price includes materials and firing

Booking can be done via my web shop


If dates do not suit I can arrange a workshop if you have at least 4 participants and I can also travel if the spaces is suitable for workshops.

A six week workshop programme of evening classes in handbuilding and decorating techniques can be arranged with 4+ participants from £95 per person 



all at Higherford Mill 
Gisburn Road, Barrowford, Lancashire BB9 6JH
(if you use a sat nav carry on for 50 yrds more and we are on your left towards Blacko).
Car parking is passed the mill towards Blacko behind the Malt Kiln,
first right passed the Old Bridge Inn along a cobbled driveway. 







Contact :07971 522997

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