January 21st, 2018

Local Bloggers

Serena Ryder

By Melissa Stockton on December 1st, 2017

Source: Esplanade Serena Ryder Serena Ryder does what she does naturally and effortlessly, and has done what she does naturally and effortlessly since she was a young girl. This girl was performing by the age of eight, cut her first record at 16 and could boast of being a major-label artist with a gold-selling album, ... Read More »

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The Litany: the Holy Spirit in the Prayer Book—Part 9

By on December 1st, 2017

Source: GENEralities The Litany: the Holy Spirit in the Prayer Book—Part 9 From the Fall 2017 edition of Anglicans for Renewal Canada magazine. Subscribe to a print or digital version here. On page 30 of our Book of Common Prayer (BCP) you will find THE LITANY which is five pages of prayerful goodness. If ever there was a prayer ... Read More »

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Paperplaster Mould Making with Trudy Golley

By Jessica Day on November 30th, 2017

Source: Medalta Paperplaster Mould Making with Trudy Golley In this two day mould making intensive, Trudy will lead you through a low-tech method of making moulds, that she has pioneered, using a plaster and paper mixture called ‘Paperplaster’. Through demonstrations and then hands-on, the class will make simple (one and two part) press and/or slip-casting ... Read More »

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Woodfiring with Tara Wilson

By Jessica Day on November 30th, 2017

Source: Medalta Woodfiring with Tara Wilson This seven day workshop will focus on the fundamentals of woodfirng. Participants will bring high fire bisque ware to be glazed and fired in Medalta’s kiln . Throughout the hands-on workshop a variety of woodfiring topics will be discussed, from surface treatments and stacking methods, to firing and cooling ... Read More »

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July 2018 with Christopher Reid Flock

By Jessica Day on November 30th, 2017

Source: Medalta July 2018 with Christopher Reid Flock A month’s immersion at Medalta alongside burnt dirt manipulator Christopher Reid Flock where participants will be encouraged to push beyond comfort zones and traditional media practices. Find what propels the creative moment with intensive collaboration sketches engaging classical clay processes and component prototyping with 3D immersion technologies ... Read More »

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Print on Clay with Cathy Terepocki

By Jessica Day on November 30th, 2017

Source: Medalta Print on Clay with Cathy Terepocki In this workshop the participants will explore different methods of surface decoration with a focus on print on clay. The workshop will cover a variety of techniques using slips and underglazes (ranging from low tech mono-printing including tissue transfer and relief printing to screen-printing) as well as ... Read More »

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Exploring The Narrative with Carole Epp

By Jessica Day on November 30th, 2017

Source: Medalta Exploring The Narrative with Carole Epp In this 5-day workshop, participants will work with Carole Epp to develop and explore narrative in functional and/or sculptural work. Beginning with design considerations, storytelling, and concept development, this workshop will give the students the confidence and skills to bring their ideas to life. Ongoing feedback demos ... Read More »

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Oceanside Pier in Southern California

By Luke Fandrich on November 30th, 2017

Source: Editing Luke Oceanside Pier in Southern California Sand, surf, sun, and a peaceful stretch of pier over the Pacific Ocean. Here are a few visual highlights from the picturesque Oceanside Pier found in Oceanside, California. ... Read More »

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A Few Days in Montana

By Luke Fandrich on November 29th, 2017

Source: Editing Luke A Few Days in Montana For as relatively close as Montana is to Alberta you might expect that I’d already thoroughly explored this state. The truth is that while I’ve visited Montana numerous times, it’s almost always been while on route to somewhere else. I finally decided it was time to do ... Read More »

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On Having Male Friends

By on November 27th, 2017

Source: Kat On Having Male Friends I began having really good male friends when I was in high school and in church. I always felt more relaxed and content to have conversations with guys and do things with them. My female friends at the time were confusing to me, why can girls be so nasty ... Read More »

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