Bittersweet Gallery
Richard Gill's Fog Run Studio

Richard Gill Clay Workshops (photos)


Sculpt your own wall plaques in clay. Learn how to sculpt your house, landscape, flowers, human figures, whatever in relief sculpture. Using simple modeling tools you will learn foreshortening to give an illusion of much greater depth.
No previous experience with clay or art is required. All pieces will be glazed & kiln fired.
All tools will be provided.
You will learn handbuilding as well as sculpting techniques such as: pinched, coil and slab construction along with relief and three-dimensional sculpture.

Richard is offering a 2018 Weekend Workshop in clay-relief sculpture):

November 17 & 18

9 to 4pm - $350 plus hst $45.50 total $395.50 includes lunch and all materials, minimum of 3 to 6 students.

We also have a charming guest house on site that sleeps 3, single or double occupancy $100 per night, triple occupancy $150
(see photos here)

Contact us for more details or to discuss payment options. 613-433-9990


"He transformed a mild interest in ceramics into a life-changing passion for clay-relief sculpture."
Richard Gill, the teacher, as seen by
Ihor Rudensky, the student.

Richard is a graduate of the Sheridan School of Design, Ceramic Department and has a Bachelor of Architecture from the Pennsylvania State University.
He has taught summer courses at Haliburton School of the Arts for the past 20 years as well as numerous courses and workshops thoughout Ontario.

Photo Credit Trevor Lush


Photo Credit Trevor Lush


Photo Credit Trevor Lush


Photo Credit Trevor Lush


Bittersweet Guest House

Settle in to the rustic coziness of an artist's cabin/loft. Available nightly or weekly from May to December. Available for the entire winter season: $2100 from Jan 1 to April 30. Suitable for single non smoking, tenant without pets. Property manager on site. Includes heat/hydro/parking. At crossroads 10 minutes from Calabogie Ski Resort, Arnprior, Renfrew, White Lake village.

Just 40 minutes from west end Ottawa.

Enjoy world class live music and great food at Neat Coffee House or the Blackbird Cafe. Crosscountry & downhill skiing - snowshoeing - snowmobiling - icefishing - swimming - boating all nearby.