We have wrapped up 2023 workshops.
Thank you very much for participating and learnting the art of Kintsgui.
We are back in June 2024 for more!
Workshop is 10am till 2:30pm including a short break with delicious refreshment 😉
Look forward to seeing you!
22 June 2024 10:00 booking
23 June 2024 10:00 booking
The creative space of Green Door Studios is in Robertson, Southern Highlands of NSW, known for artists habitat in the tranquil envioronment.
Why not take a short break to visit Southern Highlands to explore the winter beauty, visit local artists and artisans, truffle hunting, as well as participating our workshop in Robertson.
About the Workshop
In this 4 hours step by step hands-on workshop, you will learn the fundamental skill of Art Kintsugi method, following the principal of ancient Kintsugi utilising more accessible alternative materials (such as resin and gold metal) which enable us to complete the process within the class.
At the end of the class, you will take home a piece of your own Kintsugi art.
Class is suitable for over 18 years old.
Homemade refreshments will be included.
* DIY session is for participants who has previously completed our Art Kintsugi workshop, to come and pratise, with some advise and support for a couple of hours. (please note that this is not full hands-on session)
What is Kintsugi?
Kintsugi is the century-old Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with Japanese lacquer (Urushi) dusted with powdered gold giving a new life to when otherwise items would be thrown away. In recent years this craftsmanship has been regarded as an important traditional art to influence on Modern art around the world.
Kintsugi express Wabi-Sabi philosophy, an embracing of imperfection, whilst appreciating artefact’s history and personal memories. Instead of disguising the damages, Kintsugi emphasises and decorate the mended parts with gold. Object’s life does not simply end, Japanese mentality of “Mottai nai” (don’t waste