This is a two hour long workshop under the expert guidance of Magda. She will introduce children and young people to few basic hand stitching techniques or further develop their existing hand sewing techniques. Parents are welcome to stay and join the workshop or just enjoy a cup of delicious coffee/tea in the café. Find out more below; booking your space is essential at Magda's website by clicking here.
What you can make: There will be three items av...
Get Festival Ready with POMP POMS | Sunday 22nd July, 1-4pm
Come and get festival ready with POMP POMS and make oversized pom-pom headbands at the Making Table - perfect for this year's MTV Presents: Ocean City Sounds! Choose your wool colours and sparkles and make yourself a fab personalised headband. Bring your friends and drop in between 1-4pm with £10 or book a space by sending an email to email@example.com. To find out more visit www.pomp-poms.co.uk
Time: 7pm -9pm
Spend some time experimenting adding texture to clay and building up layers, then develop into a wall hanging picture.
For more information and booking please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Time:10am – 12.15pm Family Time and 1.30pm – 3.45pm
Learn how to slab build your own herb planter to hide the plastic supermarket herb pots. All materials are provided and work will be high fired so water tight.
For more information and booking please contact : email@example.com
Always fancied jazzing up an old piece of clothing or bag with a custom patch? In this drop in workshop you will learn how to use garment vinyl and a heat press to make your very own sew on patch. Join Freya Momomoses around the making table in this is a fun and colourful drop in session suitable for all ages and abilities. All materials will be provided, just turn up and get involved!
£5 per person, drop ins welcome
firstname.lastname@example.org, Website - www.freyamomomoses....
Perfect for those looking to expand their creative side with a local workshop taught by Lyndsey of Anon Design Stationery . Spend a couple of hours with us learning how to create basic shapes with your calligraphy pen whilst working towards mastering the modern calligraphy alphabet and basic phrases.By the end of the workshop you will have gained the confidence to be able to create your own quotes and favourite words to take home and impress your friends.
£45 per person
For booking v...
Imagine if the souvenirs bought by visitors to our fair city were locally designed, locally produced and fed back into the local economy. A revolutionised souvenir offer is the ambition of Made in Plymouth CIC; an exciting collaboration between RIO, Plymouth College of Art, the University of Plymouth, and Plymouth City Council. This exhibition showcases the winning selection of 20 beautiful, locally designed authentic souvenirs and gifts ready to launch for the Mayflower 400 commemorations in 20...
Dates: 8th June & 21st July
Jane is a ceramicist who works primarily in white earthenware clay , slipcasting and handbuilding her work. She brushes coloured underglazes onto the surface of the pieces then uses the technique of Sgrafitto ( scoring through the coloured layer into the clay body beneath ) to produce highly decorative mandala like designs . Jane will be at the makers table , demonstrating this technique and answering questions about her ceramic processes whilst she works .
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.
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
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...
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.