Events followed by tuition

22nd July - 10th September 2017

The Devon Guild of Craftsmen showcases members' work at the annual Summer Show. This exhibition is an opportunity to see the very best in contemporary craftsmanship from members.

This year, the Guild wants to let visitors into the somewhat hidden world of the maker and enlighten them into the daily life of what they do and how they do it. Read the artists' statements about their daily routine and see images of the makers at work in their very varied studios.

All welcome to the Opening on Friday on 21st July, 6 - 8 pm.

More information from:

The Devon Guild of Craftsmen
Riverside Mill
Fore Street
Bovey Tracey
Devon
TQ13 9AF

01626 832223

 

23rd - 24th September 2017

Somerset Art Works presents a stunning showcase of contemporary craft at Lytes Cary Manor in Somerset. Curated by SAW, this exciting venture will showcase the very best work inspired by nature set in the idyllic surroundings of the manor's historical gardens.

Throughout the weekend Liz will demonstrate and showcase a body of new and specially created work as part of this year's SAW festival.

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A Tale of Two (small) Cities - A talk by Dr Liz Clay
2pm Sunday 24th September

Somerset based international textile artist Liz will talk about a collaborative project and practical exchange of ideas between two weavers from Aubusson and a felt maker from Wells.

Bookings via SAW Office on 01458 253800 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

26th September 2017 (Tuesday)

As part of Somerset Art Weeks Festival (SAW), Liz will be holding two half-day taster workshops at Heritage Courtyard Studios, Wells (Venue 31).

Morning workshop - Empty Vessels
Applying 3D felt sculpting techniques to create your own mini container with
 beautiful English wools.

Afternoon workshop - The Surface Within
Building layers of design elements (colour, texture, line) within a mixed media context to create a small dynamic art work for framing.

£35 half day or £65 full day
Includes equipment and materials

Heritage Courtyard Studios
6 Heritage Courtyard
Sadler Street
WELLS BA5 2RR

Bookings
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You might like to download a PDF of the poster.

6th November 2017

Make a felted 'cobweb scarf' - a taster day suitable for all

West Dean College
Nr Chichester

West Sussex
PO18 0QZ

Please book directly with: West Dean College

21st - 25th January 2018

Explore the rich textural qualities offered by the nuno felt technique and learn how to add structure and shape to fine felted fabric using couture pattern cutting techniques.

Use these skills to create unique fabric and make a bespoke garment or accessory collection. Advice will be given on toile construction and innovative ways to use decorative placement in your garment construction. Handy tips and hints for working with felt will enable you to enhance texture and shape in your design.

West Dean College
Nr Chichester

West Sussex
PO18 0QZ

Please book directly with: West Dean College

** ADVANCE NOTICE **

21st - 25th May 2018

Liz has been invited to present one of her best-loved courses "Textile Translations" at the idyllic Manoir de Kerledan, Brittany.

For advance reservations and further information, please contact

MANOIR DE KERLEDAN,
ROUTE DE KERLEDAN
29270 CARHAIX-PLOUGUER,
FINISTERE, BRITTANY, FRANCE

0033 (0)2 98 99 44 63

www.kerledan.com
www.facebook.com/pages/Manoir-de-Kerlédan/254860457912226

 

 

        

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