Speed dating in aberdeen uk
Two Rivers will bring along paintings, prints and drawings in a variety of media and styles to illustrate this talk.
There will also be an opportunity to purchase these beautiful papers in various styles and formats on the night.
The Winchcombe Pottery near Cheltenham was re-opened by Leach’s first pupil, Michael Cardew, in 1926 and is also still run on traditional lines.
However most studio potters now work on their own, producing items for domestic use alongside more expensive exhibition pieces.
But that tradition stated to change with mass production and the industrial revolution.
Studio pottery in Britain was born of the Arts and Crafts Movement, started by John Ruskin and William Morris in the 19th century as a reaction against mass production and to seek a return to the traditions of the individual maker.
“I would stay at home and feel lonely and isolated.
“As a person with a learning disability and autism, I never thought I could achieve the goal of communicating with individuals and overcoming fears that would make me refuse to try new experiences, but after working here for almost two years, I am more sociable and my confidence has increased.” She added: “I wanted to help people who went through the same everyday life situations.” The Dates-n-Mates team is encouraging people to attend its Open Fun Day at the Copthorne Hotel on Sunday, February 26, from 12.30 to 3pm.
All the while trying to bear in mind Lucien Freud’s words ‘The painting, in order to move us, must not merely remind us of life, but must acquire a life of its own'. He is a landscape painter, working with watercolours and water-based media.
After a one-year evaluation, 97% of members said their confidence had increased and they have tried new experiences since joining.
At least four times a year, the members of Dates-n-Mates get together for a range of social activities.
He was elected a member of The Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours in 2011 and is currently serving on the RI Council as the RI Membership Secretary.
He won the Neil Meacher RI sketchbook award in 2012, the Frank Herring award in 2014 and the Winsor & Newton/RI award (for the group of paintings judged to be the most outstanding contribution to the exhibition) in 2016David's website is here This will be a wonderful opportunity to see how one of a very few commercial handmills still operating in Europe create artist's paper.
Marketing and event co-ordinator Louise Mc Ewan said: “We try to keep the events quite mixed.