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Hand-crafted pottery tools

Guess what potters do when they’re not potting? Make pottery tools! This lovely little piece was made by our Art House tutor Mick Randle. He not only throws large pots, big and small but also has a forge at home to handcraft the blade for making tools to turn the foots of pots. It is…

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1st July 2019

Visiting Sue Blair’s pottery studio in the Outer Hebrides

I am a potter. I can throw, hand build and do many other things in clay, so why is it that I buy pottery from other potters when I can make things for myself? I’ll be out and about wandering around and see the words ‘Pottery’ or ‘Gallery’ and immediately I’ll be following the very…

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7th June 2019

Photography, creativity and a journey through recovery.

We recently met up with Michelle who was one of the contributors to an addaction Digital Photography Project at Access Space. Michelle had previously been a drug user and has gone through a recovery programme – her participation on this photography course was part of her ongoing journey of recovery.  We talked to her about…

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18th May 2019

Creative writing at the Art House

Our Creative Writing Course with Rob Smith starts 13th May 2109. We caught up with Rob to talk about the course and to get a poem from him!     What can people expect in the course? Rob: What people can expect is encouragement, an audience for their work, the chance to discuss ideas about…

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30th April 2019

Art House well-being work update – Pop Up Exhibition (April 2019)

This exhibition showcases the stepping stone well-being class and how to be in the ‘Flow’ with art making. Listening to music, creating their own art materials, crafting ceramic palettes for watercolour painting and creating tools to draw with; has been the emphasis for a deeper engagement with art making.  If one draws with materials made…

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25th April 2019

Jess Heywood Exhibition: “The Heartless Hurt Less”

Artist Jessica Heywood currently has her work on show in our exhibition space: “The Heartless Hurtless”.  It shows until Saturday 13th April 2019. We caught up with her and asked her a few questions about what to expect. What can people expect from the exhibition? The idea behind the work is to explore our responses…

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1st April 2019