Family Drop-in Workshop | Line Drawing

23 February 2018

Using simple lines, shapes and pencils participants learnt how to draw optical illusions and make their own.

Pattern Design & Vessel Making Workshop

Children's workshop, 22 February 2018

The 'Shifting Lines' exhibition by Justine Allison was the inspiration for this children's workshop. The session began with drawing and planning a pattern to transfer onto a vessel. The drawn pattern design was placed in flat clay, and using an ordinary drinking glass as a template, a unique vessel with original pattern design was then built. 

Adult Workshop | Ceramics for the Kitchen

10 & 17 February 2018

This workshop was led by Daniel Butler and took place at Swansea College of Art UWTSD, Dynevor Campus, De La Beche Street, Swansea, SA1 3EU.

Day one saw participants guided through the making of a variety of kitchen ware, including tapas bowls, cups, spoons and serving platters. A range of techniques were explored, such as throwing at the wheel, using molds and hand construction methods. Day two was used for development, refining and decorating the work using slip and glaze techniques.


The Language of Clay Handling Collection

Ceramics workshop, 25 January 2018

Inspired by The Language of Clay handling collection, Nantgaredig Speech and Language Unit created clay mugs. The handling collection includes items from all artists in the Language of Clay series, with a view to create better understanding of ceramics through touch.

Private View | Shifting Lines by Justine Allison

Private View 2pm, 13th January 2018
The Language of Clay: Part Two, a National Touring Exhibition curated by Ceri Jones

Opened by Louise Wright, Portfolio Manager, Visual & Applied Arts, the Arts Council of Wales.
Followed  by Justine Allison in conversation with Ceri Jones.