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Angelique Medland

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Angelique is a professional, highly qualified  Ceramicist of  over 20 years. In this time Angelique has exhibited in a wide range of exhibitions and galleries.

After finding a love of teaching over ten years ago while working at a local secondary school she has never

looked back since teaching Ceramics

and Sculpture in many schools,

education projects and adult classes

and co ordinated large scale art projects

Realising her dream in February last year

of bringing ceramics to everyone,

when she opened her new studio  

 

"I believe everybody should be able to experience the beauty of ceramics, even if you cant set up a studio from home or have the time to go to ceramic classes."

 

The Pottery Box is a unique complete home pottery course that enables you to master the art of pottery in the comfort of your own home. I provide you with all the tools you need to be able to create pottery at your own pace. When you have created your work you simply bring it to my house for my to fire in my kiln. Click here for more information on Angelique's Art Pottery Box.

 

Why a home course?

No set times to be somewhere

Work on your creations from the comfort of your own home at your own pace

No need to stop sculpting when you're "in the moment" because it's the end of the lesson

 

No need to stop creating at the end of a course you can just keep going

If you don't have time for an art class the Pottery Box is the perfect solution. A unique pottery course from the comfort of your own home . Call Angelique's Art

07771 199 401

 

 

 

The Unique home pottery course

 

 

How it works:

 

Step 1:

I take you through the basics of hand building with a step by step DVD, giving you the chance to pause and take time to learn.

 

Step 2:

When you have finished making your pieces, you can drop them off to the studio in Whitstone near Bude to be fired in the kiln. (collection service available)

 

Step 3,4,5 and more...

You then have the opportunity to collect your work or go on to the next step  of glazing. It's up to you. If you want to make more, then you can buy a clay and firing only package.  With DVDs, informal advice and equipment hire at your disposal it will be like having your own studio with out the costs. There will also be the chance to meet up with other pottery box members for raku outside firing days and more.

 

Membership Discounts

 

Extra Glaze/Slip Options

 

Wheel Sessions @ the Studio

 

Direct Messaging Service to Angelique for help and advice

 

Members Raku firing sessions and other events

specialist potters days

 

 

 

 

 

The Pottery

The Pottery is purpose built with great lighting and plenty of work space, you can choose from the traditional work benches and stools to a more relaxed approach around an old kitchen table, great when your with friends, its set in the grounds of our smallholding nestled next to our goose pond, with stunning views across the local countryside, you will often see the horses and geese walk past the window, and the chickens and Big Bertie our pet pig are never too far away. Wonderful surroundings coupled with the pleasure of working with clay is a great combination for winding down from the stress of everyday.

 

How the Pottery Box works

For many years I have been teaching children and adults alike, only to find, that at the end of the course people have to stop their new found love due to financial outlay or space reasons. (Wheels and kilns are not cheap and take up a lot of room!) So I came up with the idea of Pottery Box enabling people to enjoy the world of clay for as long as they like.

You can become a member by signing up for a Pottery Box home or studio course, enabling you to take advantage of the many benefits below. On the completion of a course you will then have the basic skills required to use the studio and its equipment,

 

Clays, Firings Glazes and Tools

A Large variety of materials and equipment will be at your fingertips

Clay and glazing tools

Small glaze tubs for brush on colours and slips all come with a test tile so you can see what it will look like when its fired

 The big glaze tubs at the studio, you can pay by for by the dip  

Clays in varying size bags 

Special Members Events

There will be regular special Members event, which will range from Raku Firing Evenings, Porcelain Morning workshops.

In the Spotlight

on a regular basis there will also be clays and glazes “ In the spotlight “where you can try your hand at materials like porcelain, red clay, stoneware, with different glazes and techniques to suit the topic. These will often be accompanied by the option of a members morning before you take them home to work in your own time.

 

 

 

 

 

The studio and equipment

The studio is available to hire which includes the use of the equipment, such as the industrial roller, large work benches, turn tables, slip trailers, glazing tongs to name a few.  

Or you might like to get a few of you together and catch up with coffee and create.  The choice is yours all you need to do is book in advance.

Wheel hire is on the same book in system but you need to of completed a 2 hour, one to one wheel lesson first. (see courses)

Studio hire £7.50 4 for 3  

 

Discounts on Courses

All the courses have a members discount of 5 %

 

News LetterS

To keep you informed of what’s coming up, and what new materials and equipment we have available  

 

Members priority e mail

Whether your stuck on how to complete a piece of work or just want a chat about where to go next, email Angelique and she will be happy to get back to you via ether email or phone call which ever suit you.  

 

* Members Event Raku Firing Evening only £15 each including pot to fire.  EMAIL FOR NEXT DATE**

It’s a Great opportunity to meet fellow members and have a chat about your new found love

 

 

About Angelique

 

I have been teaching ceramics for many years now and I absolutely love teaching. I find that sharing my love of ceramics through teaching feels so rewarding and allows me to view my own work from a less clouded perspective. During my time teaching I have met many people that love pottery, but don't have the facilities to enjoy it as a full time hobby. My ethos has always been "art for everyone," so I decided to create the Pottery Box, bringing the studio to you.

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