Thomas Turner(1749-1809), Potter
Sitter in 2 portraits
A leading figure in the burgeoning pottery industry, Turner made his early reputation as a chemist and a designer before becoming the owner of the Salopian China Warehouse at Caughley, Shropshire. He is noted for introducing a number of popular blue-and-white china patterns to England, including the 'Willow Pattern'.
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Discover our BP Next Generation short films made by artists. Follow step by step guides in drawing and painting techniques.
Hold Still photography workshop
Reflect on your own experiences of lockdown through this easy-to-do from home, photographic exercise.
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Revisit The Encounter exhibition and learn about Renaissance and Baroque drawing methods and materials.