What’s On Calendar 2018

 JANUARY

Photo0669Kids Pottery classes at ‘Craft at the Centre’, Stroud, Fridays 3-4.30pm, 5 week terms run throughout the year.

Suitable for anyone age 5 and upwards (adults very welcome too!) these pottery classes will teach the basics of using clay, glazing and firing through creative and experimental projects. Once competent students can follow their own projects. We might be digging our own clay or doing an exciting Raku firing (outdoors) too.

 

FEBRUARY

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Celebrating Spring; Paperclay Lanterns 24th February, at ‘Craft at the Centre’, 10am-4pm.

Join us to learn about paperclay whilst creating a wonderful translucent porcelain lantern. There’s little better at this time of year than settling down for a day of making and experimenting with a cosy group of like-minded people, creating something to brighten up your home at the dark time of year.

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MARCH

999Botanic Wall Plaques – March 3rd, The New Brewery Arts.

This is an exciting new workshop in which you will be able to preserve and transform a beautiful bouquet of flowers or other plant material into an everlasting and detailed wall plaque. You’ll be able to spend a little time examining the plant material and creating a large collaborative ‘sampler’ as a test piece, then move on to your own highly individual compositions.

 

20150309_175250Student Exhibition 23rd March, The Walled garden, The Museum in the Park, Stroud.

Students from Stroud College Ceramic Sculpture course have spent 5 months researching and responding to the walled garden at the Museum in the park. They will present their work in a short exhibition 23rd-25th March in the Garden and Pavillion.

Further details tbc.

 

 

APRIL

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Emily will be on residency at Mustarinda in Finland from end March to the beginning of May. For more information about this residency and her work, click here

 

 

 

 

 

MAY

Photo1024Kids Pottery classes at the Lansdown Craft Centre, Fridays 3-4.30pm, terms run throughout the year.

Suitable for anyone age 6 and upwards (adults very welcome too!) these pottery classes will teach the basics of using clay, glazing and firing through creative and experimental projects. Once competent students can follow their own projects. We’ll be digging our own clay and doing an exciting Raku firing (outdoors) too.

 

Paperclay sketchbooks-imageSketchbooks – MAY 19th, The New Brewery Arts, Cirencester booking here

This is a perfect introduction to working with Paperclay; you’ll be encouraged to explore and play, making a truly unique ad beautiful 3d porcelain sketchbook of ideas and techniques. more…

 

 

 

 

JUNE

IMG_6833Botanical Impressions in Porcelain (tiles), 16th June, at ‘Craft at the Centre’, Lansdown, Stroud. 10am-4pm. Contact Emily emilyjoysculpture@hotmail.co.uk to book. £60

Using the wonderful garden outside the pottery as our inspiration, we will be making a series of tiles impressed with the most delicate of textures and shapes from flowers and foliage of all sorts. We will be using porcelain paperclay, a pure white, smooth clay perfect for taking detailed impressions.  Develop your composition, then cut your large design into smaller tiles ready to be wall mounted or framed. force dry the paperclay and the bring out the delicate texture with a wash of colour. A wonderful introduction to working with porcelain paperclay, suitable for adults and children (children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult). All work will be fired.

 

 

Image result for john furnivalThe Wordsmith’s Studio, 23/24th June, The Museum in the Park, Stroud. What happens when words become objects? What happens when objects, text and image misalign? Periscope presents an immersive experiential event, a theatrical space filled with unexpected objects and tools in which to explore and create.  Free, drop-in, for all ages.

This event supports the Astrid and John Furnival retrospective at the Museum in the Park, Stroud. www.periscopics.wordpress.com

 

 

JULY

 

20160629_140357Exhibition of Part-time courses at Stroud College

Dates tbc

Your yearly chance to see the fantastic work made by students from all part-time courses at Stroud College. Incredibly high standard of work and display.

 

 

AUGUST

Got a workshop idea? Get in touch as see what we can do!

 

 

SEPTEMBER

IMG_6833Botanical Tiles, 15th September, at Victoria Works Studios, Chalford.. 10am-4pm. Booking opens later in year.

Using the wonderful garden outside the pottery as our inspiration, we will be making a series of tiles impressed with the most delicate of textures and shapes from flowers and foliage of all sorts. We will be using porcelain paperclay, a pure white, smooth clay perfect for taking detailed impressions.  Develop your composition, then cut your large design into smaller tiles ready to be wall mounted or framed. force dry the paperclay and the bring out the delicate texture with a wash of colour. A wonderful introduction to working with porcelain Paperclay. All work will be fired

 

OCTOBER

20170703_171506Ceramic Sculpture term starts at Stroud College

The exceptionally well equipped craft room at Stroud College is an excellent venue for the adult ceramic sculpture courses that Emily runs on a termly basis. The course is aimed at people with a good grounding in either ceramics or sculpture and provides a loose structure in which students can either follow a set theme or develop their own personal practice.  The course provides excellent material and technical support. more…

 

November

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Paperclay Lanterns 17th November, Victoria Works Studios, Chalford. Booking opens later in year.

Join us to learn about paperclay whilst creating a wonderful translucent porcelain lantern. There’s little better at this time of year than settling down for a day of making and experimenting with a cosy group of like-minded people, creating something to brighten up your home at the dark time of year.

 

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