Welcome - This is a Social Enterprise Business It aims to help potters and ceramic artists to become better known, to sell their work, to fill their courses and to provide a window into this fantastic world of 3D art!

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Work for Sale

Ceramics by Juliet Walters at Studiopottery.co.uk

Juliet Walters

Ceramics by Liz Mathews at Studiopottery.co.uk

Liz Mathews

Upcoming events

Ruthanne Tudball - Christmas Open Studio at Temple Barn Pottery 1st - 3rd December 2017 See Ruthanne's work and studio and get the chance to buy her great work
Trelissick Christmas Craft Market at Trelissick Garden 15th - 17th December 2017
Contemporary Craft Market - Peter Cosentino at MAC 2nd - 3rd December 2017
Peter Hayes - Open Studio at Open Studio, Bath 25th November 2017 - 3rd December 2017 Chance to meet Peter Hayes and see/buy his new work

Recently added Courses

Adult Summer Pottery Course with Mohamed Hamid - 28th August to 1st September, 2017
Hand building, throwing and decorating techniques! (previous week Fully booked!)
Slip Decorating With Richard Wilson - 23rd - 25th June 2017
Students will be throwing or press moulding forms to decorate with slips.
Classes in Portugal - Catherine Portal - 18th - 22nd September 2017
A 5 day intensive workshop: 5 days of  'potting' with no interruptions where each one can explore their creativity through hand-building, sculpting or wheelwork and then relax round the garden table over a home-cooked lunch enjoying conversations with fellow potters.
Potters Wheel Courses and Workshops at Eastnor Pottery - 5th August to 2nd December, 2018
Escape to the country and spend a relaxing day or weekend learning how to make pottery on the potter's wheel.

21st Art in Clay Farnham: 18th & 19th November 2017

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A great show at Farnham in Surrey next weekend (18/19 November 2017) and well worth a visit in my view. Now being run by Richard Miller and his wife Anna who are ensuring the same quality that has always been seen under Andy McInnes stewardshipSome of the finest makers in the industry will be exhibiting and selling their work, and there will be some fantastic talks and demonstrations, where some highly regarded makers will be sharing their techniques and making processes with the public.
Also this year we have special guest speaker Keith Brymer-Jones from the BBC’s Great Pottery Throw Down who promises an entertaining and informative talk on Sunday at 12pm.

The show is 2-4-1 on both days, just click THIS LINK and print off your voucher. You can print off as many as you need for your family and friends. 

The Farnham Maltings is an indoor venue in a beautiful, period building; you can guarantee a warm, dry outing, with good parking and a vibrant atmosphere. The Maltings is a hub of creativity and one of the leading Art centres in the South, with a diverse offering for all things creative in Surrey. It is an accessible venue, with excellent facilities and on site catering. The show is perfectly timed at the end of November to pick up a unique and special gift for Christmas.

21st Art in Clay Farnham is at: The Maltings, Bridge Square, Farnham, GU9 7QR

Opening Times: Saturday 10am – 5.00pm Sunday 10am – 4.30pm

Exhibitors: Studiopottery Members exhibiting are:

Talks and Demos:

SATURDAY 18th NOVEMBER

12.00 noon – Jennifer Hall - Demo/Talk: A Slave To Slip

Jennifer will demonstrate various stages of her decorating process and how her making is informed by the material qualities of the slip she uses. She will also present the way in which she produces handles, creates texture and her sgraffito technique. www.jenniferhall-earthenware.co.uk

1.30 pm – Dan Chapel - Demo/Talk: Throwing and Altering

Dan produces slip resist Raku fired work. He will be throwing and altering some of his double walled forms, explaining how he creates vessels distorting the soft clay straight from the wheel. www.danchapple.co.uk

3.00 pm – Mark Dally - Demo/Talk: How Not To Be A Potter

Mark will be explaining his approach to decoration, demonstrating slip trailing and newspaper resist stencil techniques from his 30 year journey not to be a potter. www.markdallyceramics.co.uk

SUNDAY 19th NOVEMBER

12.00 noon – Keith Brymer Jones Demo/Talk: Clay, the Universe and Everything!

Keith Brymer Jones, potter and BBC2’s expert judge, talks about his career, ceramics ranges, personal life and how he’s now had over quarter of a million views on his spoof music videos. Prepare to be entertained! www.keithbrymerjones.com
2.00pm – Richard Wilson  - Demo/Talk: The complexity and spontaneity of colour

Richard will unlock the mysteries of surface decoration, demonstrating the way in which he approaches design. He will talk about how he seeks to retain a spontaneity, energy and immediacy to the glazing on his work. www.chapelyard.co.uk


Posted on November 5 2017 under Event Previews, News about Makers.