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Work for Sale

Ceramics by Philomena Pretsell at Studiopottery.co.uk

Philomena Pretsell

Ceramics by Lesley Martin at Studiopottery.co.uk

Lesley Martin

Upcoming events

Art Festival - Ailsa Nicholson ceramic art at Staithes Festival 13th - 14th September 2014 Includes work from Ailsa Nicholson
Restless Artists Ė On a Journey at Yew Tree Gallery 6th September to 5th October, 2014 Includes new work from jitka Palmer
Open Studio - Christine-Ann Richards at Chapel House 26th September to 5th October, 2014 Exhibition of Thrown Porcelain and Garden Ceramics as part of Somerset Arts Week. Christine-Ann will be making a large vessel during the Open Studio
Four Family Potters - The Eeles Family at Bishop's Palace 13th - 28th September 2014 New work from the climbing wood fired kiln shown in the Bishops Palace

Recently added Courses

Understanding colour in glazes. Linda Bloomfield - 9th - 15th February 2015
Gain an understanding of making and using glazes focusing on how using colouring oxides affects different fluxes in a glaze.
Wheel thrown lidded forms in porcelain - 15th - 18th December 2014
Explore the making of a variety of lidded forms - for example a butter dish, teapot or ginger jar.
Expressing Essence in Ceramic Form - Antonia Salmon - 9th - 13th November 2014
Antonia Salmon - exploring the essence of clay forms that you create. Ref: 4D 4977. suitable for all levels
Seymour Road Studios - Weekly Pottery courses - Fran Tristram - 8th September to 3rd December, 2014
Master all the hand-building techniques making pots by pinching, coiling and slab-building, together with introduction to decoration techniques using texture, slips, oxides and glazes.

Contemporary & Traditional Ceramics in Eastern China 6th ‚Äď 30th October 2013 Tour with Christine-Ann Richards

Art & Adventure¬†are two of the strands that Christine-Ann Richards has successfully used over the years in planning her travels in China and central Asia. Her first visit with other members of the Craft Potters Association in 1978 has led to an on-going affair with the culture, the country and the peoples of China. This interest in the art, archaeology and philosophy that make up the history of the area have led to many a detour ‘off the beaten track’, which in her travels she seeks to share with others.

Christine-Ann Richards 10th Anniversary Tour with Li Wenying, Programme Director Sanbao Ceramic Art Institute.

Travelling overland from¬†Shanghai¬†to Yixing (teapots) and Tao Yao where they still make large coil pots fired in a dragon kiln.¬†¬†Huangshan, the¬†Yellow¬†Mountain¬†made famous in classical Chinese paintings.¬†Hangzhou¬†on¬†West¬†Lake¬†and Longquan both known for their ceramics including celadon wares.¬†¬†Jingdezhen, the porcelain capital of¬†China, in time for the opening of its International Ceramics Festival.¬†¬†¬†Included in the price of the tour is the gift of a ‚Äėfree‚Äô week from Wenying in celebration of our decade of travelling together.¬†¬†¬†There will be ten days of workshops at Sanbao with, at the end of the tour, the possibility of returning home with some of our own work.¬†¬†¬†Option to stay on at end of tour on a 1 ‚Äď 3 week residency at Sanbao.¬†¬†¬†Landprice approx. ¬£2,000

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Posted on October 3 2012 under News about Makers.