This new DVD/download spends two hours in the company of potters Philip & Frannie Leach as they share their lives and demonstrate techniques. “The thrown pot, in the eyes of the Japanese, is a very precious art form – akin to sculpture,” explains Philip Leach
Expert printmakers Rod Nelson and Merlyn Chesterman launch a DVD ‘Making Woodblock Prints’ perfectly timed during lockdown. It’s like joining them for a cuppa and a chat in their studio as they gently share their lifetime of knowledge.
“Have you heard the Roman myth about Daphne…. who turns into a bay tree?” Meet artist Nettle Grellier in her Stroud studio as we chat about the effects of COVID 19 and what’s next.
The Outposted Project is a participatory multidisciplinary arts project and platform for creativity and connection in a time of crisis. It’s also a ‘foldable canvas’ or travelling map….curious? Read on….
Expert printmakers Rod Nelson and Merlyn Chesterman launch a DVD ‘Making Woodblock Prints’ ~ what better time to learn a new creative skill at home. Both artists are highly skilled, Merlyn is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers while Rod exhibits at the Royal Academy Summer Show.
Exhibition Review of ‘Shifting’ by printmaker Andy Lovell for Good on Paper magazine, 2016. Andy is admired for his prints full of movement and technical mastery.
Artist Nicola Grellier calls these large scale charcoal drawings ‘Future Giants’ ~ her subconscious family, a group of personalities called the Heads of States. Read on….
Louise Middleton realises her dream of wild camping on a 65 acre site on the North Devon coast, ‘That perfect solar arc where the sun sets and hits the sea is what people seek.’
‘Once you get clay beneath your fingernails, it’s there for life,’ warns Tom Knowles-Jackson, founder of an open access ceramics studio, The Clay Loft.
Artist Andrew Wood has been commissioned by the likes of Ringo Starr and Christian Laboutain, but his current project ‘The Word’ based in Stroud is as exciting as anything he’s ever worked on before.