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Master Class with Jane McEwen

Master Class with Jane McEwen
28th April 2018 - 28th April 2018
Clay at 17

Time: 10am - 1pm £35 over 18's Jane McEwen is a Plymouth based ceramist who uses sgraffito (scratching through coloured underglaze to reveal the clay body) to create beautiful mandalas which adorn her delicate bowls, platters and decorations.  She sells her work on line on the renown Made by hand website and through various shops and galleries in the Southwest.  She will demonstrate her techniques with the opportunity for you to make you own plaque using the same techni...
Knitting For Daisy

Knitting For Daisy
24th April 2018 - 17th July 2018
Making Table

Ocean Studios Resident Susie Abel and a group of friends are crocheting, Knitting, a daisy chain to raise money and awareness for a little girl called daisy who has mitochondrial disease. We are hoping that some of you might like to help make daisies and if possible donate some pennies. The daisy chain will be displayed at Royal William yard in September  at the Plymouth Art Weekender. No joining needed just pop along on these dates. 
Poetry Pioneers: 35 Years

Poetry Pioneers: 35 Years
17th April 2018 - 29th April 2018
Ocean Studios

Ocean Studios is delighted to be one of the five venues, which Poetry Pioneers: 35 Years will be touring to this Spring. A retrospective of Spoken Word, the exhibition charts the history of UK spoken word over four decades and opens up the Apples and Snakes archive in its birthday year. Featuring guest curators including John Hegley, Benjamin Zephaniah, Inua Ellams, Roger McGough, Hollie McNish and Cerys Matthews who select exhibits with personal resonance, and pick artists that have i...
April Intro to Printmaking – Monoprint and Collagraph with Simon Ripley

April Intro to Printmaking – Monoprint and Collagraph with Simon Ripley
14th April 2018 - 14th April 2018
Print Studio

Saturday 17 March Intro to Printmaking – Drypoint and Litho with Simon Ripley Saturday 14 April Intro to Printmaking – Monoprint and Collagraph with Simon Ripley Saturday 19 May Intro to Printmaking – Letterpress and Linocut with Jeremy Speck all at £75 inc. materials Saturday 16 June Intro to Printmaking – Screenprinting with Jeremy Speck  £95 inc. materials If you fancy getting creative but don’t know where to start, these introductory d...
Casting With Jesmonite
Project Workshop - Mar Menor and Daisy Shawl with Anniken Allis

Project Workshop - Mar Menor and Daisy Shawl with Anniken Allis
14th April 2018 - 14th April 2018
Making Table

Shawls are fun and feature unusual stitch patterns.  In this class you will learn the elongated and crossed stitch patterns used in both designs.  You will also be shown how to add beads using a crochet hook how to work a beaded cast off and how to shape both shawls.  In the afternoon you will be able to start your own shawl.  You will need 400m/100g of 4ply or 4ply sock yarn, 4mm x 80cm circular needle 30g 6/0 seed beads and 0.75 crochet hook.  Pattern is provided. C...
Studio Photography course

Studio Photography course
13th April 2018 - 15th June 2018
Photography - Fotonow CIC

Fridays from 13th April, 6.30pm-9pm £185 for all 10 weekly sessions (includes materials / model fee) To book visit: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/studio-photography-course-tickets-43277466066  This fun and exciting course will explore the different ways in which we can use professional lighting and photographic equipment to correctly expose images on location and using studio lighting. Working with Jamie House you will be based at Fotonow’s professional studio and med...
The Embodied Experience of Drawing' One-Day Symposium

The Embodied Experience of Drawing' One-Day Symposium
13th April 2018 - 13th April 2018
Events Space

Keynote Speaker: Dr Janette Kerr PPRWA, RSA Hon (Artist and Visiting Research Fellow in Fine Art, UWE) LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE: Visit Eventbrite HERE  A one-day symposium considering the embodied experience of drawing. This event responds to the increasing proportion of artists in the South West working in performative drawing practices, gathering a delegation at a vital time to acknowledge and interrogate this movement and discuss ideas around the future of drawing practice...
Analogue Photography course (adults)

Analogue Photography course (adults)
11th April 2018 - 13th June 2018
Photograph - Fotonow CIC

Wednesdays from 11th April, 6.30pm-9pm £175 for all 10 weekly sessions (includes materials) An exciting course with small class size led by experienced photographer and educator Jamie House, will provide an introduction to traditional photography covering black and white darkroom practice, creative 35mm analogue camera control and lens-less camera techniques.  For more information email: info@fotonow.org
Learn How to Stencil Your Own Design onto a Glass
Drawing Symposium Exhibition
The Wallflower Mural Project with LOCI Artist Collective
Introduction to Fashion Photography (adults)

Introduction to Fashion Photography (adults)
7th April 2018 - 7th April 2018
Photography - Fotonow CIC

Saturday 7th April, 10am-4pm £120 for full day (includes model fees) Book: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/introduction-to-fashion-photography-tickets-43277879302 Work with an experienced fashion photographer and stylist to develop portfolio ready fashion and portrait photography. Using the professional photographic studio at Ocean Studios and historic location of Royal William Yard you will work towards developing a series of test-shoots with a model, completing post-production...
BESPOKE PRINT MAKING WITH A TWIST

BESPOKE PRINT MAKING WITH A TWIST
7th April 2018 - 7th April 2018
Unit Fifteen - Print Studio

  TO BOOK: http://justkilgour.bigcartel.com/product/bespoke-print-making-with-a-twist Create your very own bespoke print with a twist in a collaboration  workshop with Jewellery designer Clare Elizabeth Kilgour and  British Printmaker Sue Lewry. In this 3 hour session you will be guided step by step how to create  your very own bespoke Print made using an organic texture such as a  petal , a leaf, a feather or a piece of fabric. The texture you  c...
Express Yourself - Create Your Own Slogan T!

Express Yourself - Create Your Own Slogan T!
6th April 2018 - 1st June 2018
Making Table

Express Yourself! Screenprint your own slogan T.   At the Maker Table, Ocean Studios, Royal William Yard.   April 6th, 1pm-4pm May 4th May 1pm- 4pm June 1st 1pm - 4pm   With Printmaker Sue Lewry Book in advance online at www.suelewry.com 07971909352   6 places for children age 8+years old  £15 per person Bring your own T’s (you can print more that one) All other materials and equipment provided
Children's Beaded Jewellery Workshop
 5 week Simplistic Contemporary Jewellery Design Short Course

5 week Simplistic Contemporary Jewellery Design Short Course
3rd April 2018 - 1st May 2018
Unit Fifteen

Spring Course Dates Tuesday 3rd April - Tuesday 1st May This 5 week simplistic contemporary Jewellery design short course is aimed at complete beginners and will be taught at my new workshop. UNIT FIFTEEN at Ocean studios, Royal William yard. Plymouth Over the course of the 5 weeks you will be given demonstrations into the basics of jewellery making including how to silver solder. Clare-Elizabthe Kilgour will guide you through 5 weeks of technique building and during the final two we...
Wool Palette Knitting Group
Letterpress Workshop

Letterpress Workshop
1st April 2018 - 28th July 2018
Letterpress Studio

Most Friday's & Saturdays April - May - June - July  £55 11am-4pm Give power to your words by setting them in traditional Letterpress. Join designer and typographer Alan Qualtrough for a one-day workshop at the Kiss and Bite Press to introduce you to the craft of setting type by hand, mixing ink, and letterpress printing on a beautiful vintage printing press in the print room right next door to the Ocean Studio Gallery and cafe. The workshop caters for beginners as we...
Two Naive - An Exhibition by Brian Pollard & Arth Lawr

Two Naive - An Exhibition by Brian Pollard & Arth Lawr
20th March 2018 - 8th April 2018
Cafe/Gallery Area

Open during Column Bakehouse opening hours: Tues-Wed  : 9am - 4pm Thurs- Sat: 9am-5pm Sun: 10am - 4pm The exhibition is called 'Two Naive' and features around 60 paintings by the hugely popular artist Brian Pollard and newcomer Arth Lawr. Visitors can expect to see depictions of popular sights in Plymouth and from around the southwest. Brian and Arth have collaborated on two paintings, one of which is seen here. This will be Brian's first major exhibition in 12 years...
Sunday Foto Socials (every other Sunday)

Sunday Foto Socials (every other Sunday)
4th March 2018 - 27th May 2018
Fotonow - Photography Studio

Every other Sunday from March 4th 2018, 4pm-8pm Dates:  March: 4th, 18th April: 1st, 15th, 29th May: 13th, 27th £30 per session (a bi-monthly creative photography session) For booking please visit: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sunday-foto-socials-every-other-sunday-tickets-43277092950 Enjoy Sunday afternoons unleashing your creativity and sharpening your photography skills with guidance from photographer Jamie House. Sunday Foto Socials are about thinking cre...
Mini-Makers 2018 Dates

Mini-Makers 2018 Dates
24th February 2018 - 28th July 2018
Making Table

 Bring your family and little ones along for a creative session with oodles of fun. Supervised by an experienced tutor, Mini Makers offers the opportunity for children to create, interact and unleash their artistic talent! The first session of 2018 focuses on shadow-puppets, so you can make your own and test it out! Mini Maker sessions are free with all materials provided, though donations for these materials are recommended. No need to book, simply drop in for the session, taking...
We Meet - Painting Group with Esin Forster
Creative Makers with Esin Forster

Creative Makers with Esin Forster
22nd February 2018 - 30th July 2018
Making Table

Join Ocean Studios Resident Esin Forster for taster sessions exploring, painting, drawing, felt making, sculpting, printmaking, mosaic and ceramics. Perfect if you are looking to learn a new skill! Each week you will be learning something new, to get more information make sure you contact Esin prior to the session. For more information and booking please contact Esin : 0776 040 1477 £10 per session, all material are included.