Learn how to make a pinch pot and develop into your own hanging planter. All materials are provided and work will be high fired to make suitable for planting. only)
For more information and booking please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Enamel Workshop with Jessica Turrel
Explore a range of contemporary enamelling techniques including, stencils , sifting and sgrafftio to explore surface pattern and colour onto metal . Suitable for all levels .
For bookings and further information please email email@example.com
Going to a summer festival or event and need a suitably jazzy crown? Then join Freya Momomoses around the making table and get creating! This is a fun and colourful drop in workshop suitable for all ages and abilities. All materials will be provided, just turn up and get involved!
£10, Drop in on the day.
For more details contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Website - www.freyamomomoses.co.uk
Instagram - @freyamomomoses
The Institution of Civil Engineers is celebrating its 200th anniversary!
Come and join us for this fun filled, creative and action-packed day of activities at Ocean Studios, Royal William Yard, Plymouth.
The event is completely free of charge to attend and aimed at families to discover the wonderful world of Civil Engineering and STEM.
Organisations from across the Plymouth area will be taking part to show you how amazing engineering really is! With activities involving water, sand, vir...
Another installment of Connoisseurs Club brings Tigermilk and KUKU together for an exciting evening of Japanese food and cocktails.
Guests will receive an arrival drink to get thee juices flowing before being seated to enjoy a relaxed 4 course menu each paired with it's own cocktail using Japanese spirits and liqueurs with an introduction and description of each pairing from chef and mixologist.
For any queries or special dietary requirements then...
Learn how to work with seasonal and local garden flowers and foliage at this Garden Flowers Workshop in celebration of British Flowers Week (hosted by the New Covent Garden Flower Market in London). After learning about the different flowers and foliage Miranda will demonstrate how to make a handsome, loose and naturally styled arrangement in a vase. With Miranda's guidance it will then be your turn to create your own beautiful arrangement to take home. All flowers, foliage, cont...
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...
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...
Time: 10am-12.15pm and 1.30pm-3.45pm
£15 adults £9 under 16’s (Not suitable for under 5's. One paying adult to every 2 paying children attending)
A chance to spend some quality time on Father’s Day weekend designing and making a pen pot. All materials are included and work bisque fired.
Sat 16 June 2018
10:00 – 16:30
This is a '2 in 1' workshop during which you will learn basic screen-printing and bookbinding skills. We'll spend the first part of the session printing end papers and covers, then use the afternoon to bind them into sketchbooks. By the end of the session you will have your own handmade sketchbook and the skills to make more at home. This workshop is suitable for beginners or those who would like to r...
Friday: Learn and practice basic lace stitches, how to read lace charts, and how to add beads - Saturday am: Learn how to work the shape used in the retreat shawl project and specific stitch patterns used. -Saturday pm: Cast on for your shawl and get started with Anniken's help. Sunday am: How to fix mistakes in lace knitting. Sunday pm: How to block your shawl and questions.
Day Workshops - 15th, 16th , 17th June 2018.
For more details and booking please email woolpaletteyarn@gm...
Simplistic contemporary Jewellery design three day course aimed at complete beginners. £175
8th June: 10am-5pm
9th June: 10am - 4pm
10th June: 10am - 4pm
For more information and booking please email email@example.com
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 .
Resident Ocean Studios maker, Liz-Ann's body of work arises from her current studios in MFA Photographic Arts, at Plymouth University. From previously working with found photography Liz is now turning her attention to found objects around the city of Plymouth. The Spirit of the Staircase, from the French idiom l’esprit d’escalier, is of discarded materials. By chance they have come together to create surreal forms in the urban landscape. Liz uses natural light, and sculptural sha...
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.
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...
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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
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.