< Back < Back


Online creative arts

Hello to all!

I hope you are all well and finding your feet at the beginning of this term.

I am now based in Cambridge, and so will be sharing interactive creative sessions with you from my studio here. I hope you’ll join me for online life drawing or drop in for stone carving or welding in sessions streamed live from my studio.

Life Drawing 

Tuesdays & Wednesday 4.15 – 5.45pm. To participate please register here.

Bring some paper and pen/pencil, some snacks and join me for life drawing with live models.

Week 1, Wednesday 29 April
Week 2, Tuesday 5 May
Week 3, Wednesday 13 May
Week 4, Tuesday 19 May
Week 5, Wednesday 27th May
Week 6, Tuesday 2 June
Week 7, Wednesday 10 June
Week 8, Tuesday 16 June

Studio Party

Thursdays 8 – 9.30pm. To participate please register here.

Bring some snacks or a glass of wine and join me in my studio. Each week we’ll discuss a theme, I’ll show you a studio skill and give ideas for how you might do these at home.

Week 1, 30 April – Carving out ideas: Woodcarving (carrot or potato carving)
Week 2, 7 May 7 – Taking Shape: Modelling (salt dough)
Week 3, 14 May – Play: The Sculpture Kit (found objects)
Week 4, 21 May – New Perspectives: Casting (freezer casts)
Week 5, 28 May – Finding Structure: Welding (glue sticks and rubber bands)
Week 6, 4 June – Force and Heft: Stone Carving (soap carving)
Week 7, 11 June – How to be seen: Lighting and Plinths (photographing objects)
Week 8, 18 June – Studio Party Exhibition

I’m always available if you want to talk through a creative idea, however speculative or far-fetched.

Email me Melissa.Murray@univ.ox.ac.uk, follow me on Instagram @melissapierecemurray or take a look at my updated website melissapmurray.com

Keep in Touch!

Melissa, (Virtual) Visitor in the Creative Arts

Published: 29 April 2020

Explore Univ on social media

University College Oxford

Contact Univ

If you have any questions or need more information, just ask: