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Ceramics by David Melville at Studiopottery.co.uk

David Melville

Ceramics by Patricia Shone at Studiopottery.co.uk

Patricia Shone

Upcoming events

Trelissick Christmas Craft Market at Trelissick Garden 15th - 17th December 2017
Janet Halligan - Christmas Sale at Old School, The (Nantwich) 16th - 17th December 2017 Janet Halligan - pre-Christmas clear out sale of old stock at greatly reduced prices
Emily-Kriste Wilcox in London at Contemporary Ceramics Centre 1st January to 1st April, 2018 New work from Emily-Kriste Wilcox for the show at Great Russell Street in London

Recently added Courses

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.
Hand Building & Smoke Firing Course at the Moulin with Frances Marr - 11th - 17th June 2017
Over the the course of the week we will explore smoke-firing techniques resulting from the interaction of clay and fire. 
Experimental Ceramic Workshop - Claire Ireland - 18th September to 20th November, 2017
This course will explore the use of clay in an experimental way 
Adult Summer Pottery Course with Mohamed Hamid - 28th August to 1st September, 2017
Hand building, throwing and decorating techniques! (previous week Fully booked!)

Place of Seven – Seven Pots adrift in the Irish Sea

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This is a piece about the human relationship to landscape and seascape, the movement of people and the mingling of societies. It also builds on current themes in my work about movement and change within the environment.

I was asked to create an exhibition centred around a film for Aberystwyth University Ceramics Collection
and it is in part based on the Legend of Tresaith.

“When a King of Ireland had seven troublesome daughters, he decided to cast them away in a boat without sails. The currents carried them east and they came ashore upon a Welsh beach. They were rescued shortly afterwards by seven local farmers, with whom they fell in love, and married. The place was named Tresaith, the ‘Place of Seven’, for each of the troublesome daughters who made it their home.”

Seven ceramic vessels were set adrift at 8:15pm on Sunday the 5th of June 2017 from Wicklow on the East coast of Ireland. The hope is that they reach the west coast of Wales.

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You can follow the vessels’ progress live on this link…

Some explanation of the tracking page. Each vessel is represented by the different colours (Orange, blue, green, turquoise, yellow and purple) unfortunately only 6 seem to be working hence only six colours. The pins and numbers show the most recent “messages” from the tracking devices. I was advised that the pots would move north and south with each tide and that the wind would be the main factor in moving them eastward towards Wales. This seems to be correct as the vessels are indeed zig zagging their way across.

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Posted on June 7 2017 under News, News about Makers, News for Makers.