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Italy 2016 – Pots…from start to finish

Overview of this years event – I emailed this scheme of work one week in advance of course start which was cutting it fine. This followed the first introduction to formulating ideas a week before this…so lots to contemplate. If you read all of this and are still interested in going on the mailing list […]

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‘Substance and surface’ at The Leach Pottery

Images of work produced by nine students in the first of these two day workshops at The Leach Pottery in St Ives, Cornwall. Students had varying prior experience with clay which added to the inventiveness I feel. I provide a variety of handouts including technical detail and recipes, one of which I have copied below […]

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‘Saturation Point’ 20.06.15 – 28.06.15

Saturation Point Catalogue  Opening times – 10am – 5.30 daily Venue: The Rock Institute Rock, Wadebridge, Cornwall, PL276LQ Saturation point flickr album SATURATION POINT A new exhibition of ceramics and paintings By Linda Styles Hosted by Simon McNair Scott and Valency Fine Art. The vibrant colour and texture and the strikingly unexpected form of Linda […]

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Studio practice during 10 days in Umbria

Visual diary of clay and surface preparation for alternative firings, 2D studies, how to photograph 3D form effectively, bisque and raku. Also included is a printing workshop at Tipografia Grifani Donati dal 1799 – Città di Castello which was scheduled into the course timetable.. https://www.flickr.com/photos/lindastyles/sets/72157644866474954 Natural Creative Pottery Firing with Linda Styles  

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Technical statement

My style is best described as expressive gestural form and responsive mark making. This freedom of expression is underpinned by considered elements of design, the core intention having always remained constant regardless of material, method or outcome, this being to achieve a palpable tension of opposites that is affecting on many levels. I love the […]

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CV and artist statement

Biography The multi-dimensional Linda Styles is a London born but Cornwall based potter and Painter, her off beat ceramics and ‘look twice’ paintings are instantly recognizable and continue to reflect an unusual life. Cornwall has been her home for 39 years, down by the sea. Linda’s practice relates to the exploration of the emotive and […]

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Spontaneous Combustion 1

Spontaneous Combustion 1

Spontaneous combustion – Ignition – Stage 1 24.09.06 – 05.11.06 Research proposal An exploration into the driving forces that determine the nature of instinctual/habitual creative practice. A selection of comparative viewpoints, featuring the works of carefully chosen established artists, community based mental health projects, HE specialist subject students and the public at large. Our aim being to […]

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