Art Kintsugi workshop with Green Door Studio : Online session coming in February 2023

We will be back in Robertson  in Februay 2023!

Each class size is small, as we are taking d care to ensure your safety and comfort.

Our classes in Februay will be online, in the comfort of your own home. 

Dates and details are coming soon! Please message us for your expression of interest. 

 

                       

The creative space of Green Door Studios is nestled within the fabulous SHAC arts precinct, in the Southern Highlands of NSW, the whole place is alive with artists and creativity.

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 three-hour 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 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.

* DIY session is for students who has 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.

Philosophy
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)

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