Kurinuki

Short courses – Kurinuki – hand building

                      Kurinuki is a hand building technique which involves shaping a solid block of clay and then hollowing it out. Extremely simple to begin with but with lots of potential for development.…

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Painting

Sunday Art School

            Sunday morning Art School is back in the studio with me Lois Hopwood! Drawing , painting, printing and model making for yr 11’s and A’ level students who want to add to their portfolio. It will run from Sunday 3rd of February to the Easter break ( not half …

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Haiku by Anthony Collier with Stoneware by Tony Hall

This haiku by Anthony Collier was written for Tony Hall’s big pot . Which is part of Anthony Collier’s Mind walks exhibition of films made with Kate Green. The Sidney Nolan Trust opening tomorrow Saturday 24th November at 3pm …

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Terracotta Garden Pottery

  Terracotta Garden Pottery at Castle Hill Pottery is 100% frost proof and 100% made in knucklas. The pots come in a variety of sizes  The Pastry Pot is H 46cm x Diameter (internal) 51cm  …

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Last day for Knucklas at the Table Gallery at Hay

Hello everybody our exhibition at The Table Gallery at Hay has been a great success . Thank you Val Harris and to everyone who visited the show and bought our work .Last chance to catch the show on Saturday. Stoneware ceramics by Tony Hall, Welsh landscape Drawings and paintings by Lois Hopwood and stunning stone …

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Traditional earthenware Pottery workshops at Castle Hill Arts with Tony Hall & Lois Hopwood in Knucklas Wales

Pottery workshops for friends and families  at Castle Hill Pottery with Tony Hall and Lois Hopwood  Throwing pots, decorating  hand pressed tiles, earthenware jugs and plates using the traditional slip carving method.     Earthenware Slip carving is  is made by scraping away the top layer of white slip leaving the dark earthenware body exposed. …

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Terracotta Pottery at Castle Hill Pottery Knucklas

Terracotta Pottery at Castle Hill Pottery Knucklas & Rhos organics Knighton have been a great fit this month. Here is some more of Tony’s  Terracotta pottery at Castle Hill Pottery, where this morning we are busy making lots of garden pots for a summer wedding .  Even better come to our open studios weekend at Art down the …

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Short films and art workshops with Lois Hopwood

My Art and film workshops  with schools in Powys began last October. Now it is mid March , there is deep snow outside, and school is cancelled tomorrow. So yesterday at 9.30 pm at the kitchen table ,when I had finished the last of four short films for an exhibition, using ipods, an old Lenovo …

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Lois Hopwood Drawing residency at the Bleddfa Centre

Lois Hopwood Drawing residency at Bleddfa September 2017 with the Presteigne Festival and story teller Michael Harvey   Local artist Lois Hopwood  plans to make a series of big Landscape drawings in the Bleddfa Gallery during the week 18th – 22nd September .           Lois says “As an artist I have …

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