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...
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.
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...
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...
Learn how to cast with Jesmonite and make your own mini planter
£45 per person
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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.
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...
Dr Janette Kerr PPRWA, RSA Hon (Artist and Visiting Research Fellow in Fine Art, UWE)
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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...
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.
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Workshop with Clare-Elizabeth Kilgour
Morning & Afternoon Session
10.30am - 12pm / 1.30pm - 3pm
Create your very own personalised design on a drinking Glass or set of two coasters £10 per person learn how to transfer your own stencil designs and etch away the surface of glass using the sand blaster.
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An exhibition by artists Marie Taylor (www.marietaylorartist.co.uk) and Beth Heaney (www.bethheaney.blogspot.co.uk) will show alongside the drawing symposium in the Ocean Studios gallery space (PV: Thursday 12th April 6 – 8pm). The symposium ‘The Embodied Experience of Drawing) takes place on the 13th of April 2018.
Local artist collective LOCI will be taking over the Making Table, discussing their current venture the ‘Wallflower Mural Project’ a public art project for Plymouth on the lead up to Plymouth 2020 Mayflower commemorations. Come and join them to discuss plans, concepts, designs and to find out more about the local artists.
April 8th, May 6th, June 3rd, 1st July
Saturday 7th April, 10am-4pm
£120 for full day (includes model fees)
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...
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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
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
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
Available Dates: 04.04.18 - 05.04.18
Come along and make a beaded necklace, headband or bracelet to take home with you! All materials provided. Booking essential. £10 per child. Maximum 8 children per workshop.
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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...
Keen Knitter? Come and join Wool Palette knitting group organised by Barbara Greep, for a knitting session on the Ocean Studios Making Table. To book and find out more contact Barbara at email@example.com.
Dates for your diaries:
03.04.18 / 08.05.18 / 05.06.18 / 03.07.18
Most Friday's & Saturdays April - May - June - July
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...
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...
Every other Sunday from March 4th 2018, 4pm-8pm
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...
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...
On Thursday afternoons Ocean Studios Resident Esin Forster welcomes you to join her painting group, a place to meet a bunch of friendly people, looking to learn new skills and techniques. Make sure you contact Esin beforehand to book a space.
£10 per session all materials included.
For further information and booking please call Esin : 0776 040 1477
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.