Beginner's Kintsugi Workshop
Beginner's Kintsugi - mending broken pottery
Searching for mindful London activities? Explore the beautiful gold veins of Kintsugi and learn how to fix broken pottery.
Kintsugi is the traditional Japanese art form that highlights the imperfections of cracks in broken ceramics. You will make the broken pieces more valuable by adding a fine gold substance to put them back together, along with epoxy glue and putty.
Over two hours, you will discover the rich history of this wonderful Japanese mending method and the value of making something broken whole again. Once you’ve learned these skills, you can apply this beautiful technique to more ceramics that need a fix.
The teacher guiding you through this soothing process is Alice, a talented artist and keen supporter of kintsugi and the philosophies behind it. After being left with plenty of broken ceramics that she (and her cat) have dropped, kintsugi helped her preserve and add value to those items.
All the materials you need are provided in the class, you can bring along a broken item you would like to mend. Your teacher Alice can give you advice on where to get more of the supplies if you would like to continue this at home.
As well as exploring your creative side with gold dust, you will be able to enjoy a delicious pizza and pint for free at the wonderful bar right near our pottery studio. You’ll receive a ticket that you can take over and redeem after the class.
This workshop is restricted to a limited number of confirmed bookings and therefore we are unable to offer any refunds if you choose to cancel.
CRATE Brewery & Pizzeria, Unit 7 Queen's Yard, London E9 5EN, United Kingdom