Portrait of the Weekend with David Partington
Join ceramic artist David Partington in this exciting clay workshop where you will be taught how to make a pinch pot portrait to take home with you. Learn how to join, model and manipulate clay into a portrait of yourself, a friend or anyone you like!
This workshop is open to all no matter your skills or experience. Come and make a beautiful clay portrait, explore, play and express your inner artist!
Location: The Open Centre
Sunday 10am – 3pm
Suitable for: All ages, step-free
David Partington is a ceramic artist and educator. He is interested in the historic and universal appeal of clay as a common material with creative, utilitarian, and industrial applications and has worked in creative education for over 20 years, engaging diverse communities with the practice of clay. He produces high-fired stoneware pottery thrown on the wheel, mainly commissioned for restaurants and retail – his clients include James Martin, John Lewis and The White Company. David is inspired by the country potters of 18th and 19th century who produced pots that were unpretentious, useful and beautiful.