Bluecoat: dot-art: Introduction to Kintsugi
Time(s): 11:30 - 16:30
Learn the ancient Japanese technique of Kintsugi, using non-toxic adhesives to repair cracked pottery and celebrate imperfections.
Learn the ancient Japanese technique of Kintsugi ,using non-toxic adhesives to repair cracked pottery and celebrate imperfections.
Sunday 19th March,11:30am – 4:30pm, £60.
You will learn the ancient Japanese technique of Kintsugi and it’s variations to repair a piece of ceramic. This class uses non toxic adhesive that comes in a variety of colours which you are free to choose from to embellish your ceramic piece.
Students will be guided in the meditative way of repairing the ceramic using the Kintsugi technique and learn how to use in a home setting to continue practicing the art form.
The start of the class will be an introduction to the history of Kintsugi.
Then the tutor will focus on what each students aims to achieve and assist in design questions, no matter your skill level.
This class is suitable for beginners to both ceramic and Kintsugi methods or for ceramicists looking to incorporate this technique into their work and skills.
The finished piece will be for display purposes only. It’s not food safe.
during the day you will have the time to complete a repair on a ceramic piece no larger than 30cm in diameter. If the pieces are larger you can continue the piece at home in your own time with what you have learnt from the day.
Tutor: Simon Dredge
Simon Dredge is an experienced artist practicing painting and ceramics.
Sunday 19th March11:30am – 4:30pm
Bluecoat, School Lane, Liverpool, L1 3BX
Situated in the centre of Liverpool, just behind Church Street, down Church Alley and in front of Liverpool ONE. You can enter the building via the front courtyard off School Lane, or through the garden at the back off College Lane. Nearest train station- Liverpool Central.
All materials are provided.
If you wish to bring a broken or cracked piece of ceramic to repair please do so in a safely wrapped bag.
Please wear old or protective clothing.
There are a maximum of 15 places available on each session, so early booking is essential.
To avoid a booking fee and pay by card, cheque or cash, please contact dot-art Services directly on 0345 017 6660.
Cancellations / Refunds:
Once you have made your course booking you are committed to it. This is because our courses have very small student numbers, and often sell-out and are unavailable to others. Therefore any cancellations may result in a place not being filled, or a course not being able to run.
Cancellations are permitted up to 30 days before the start of a course, and a full refund will be issued. Refunds will not be made for cancellations less than 30 days before the start of a course. If you are unable to attend due to illness, personal or professional commitments you do not have the right to a refund.
If you wish to cancel your place on a course that has not yet started and you have a friend or colleague who can take your place we can accommodate this substitution.