San Francisco, California, November, 2015. This will be a 3 hour workshop with a maximum of 10 participants. The fee is 200$ excluding materials if paid in advance, 240$ the day of the workshop.
3 day workshop in English in Japan on how to do kintsugi.
There are only 2 seats left for this workshop.
I will give a 3 day workshop on how to do kintsugi kitsukuroi, in Nara, Japan. It will take place in the spring of 2015, April 21st. — April 23rd. and have 2 sessions per day, one in the morning for 3 hours, one in the afternoon from between 3-4 hours. The number of seats is limited to 5. The workshop will be tailored for those who want to have a complete and comprehensive understanding of the materials and methods of kintsugi.
Kintsugi is a process that requires a good grasp of the materials and techniques so the process of the workshop will be defined by hands-on work, discussion of the materials, hands-on practice, discussion of the materials, etc.
I will be working with real lacquer and do some demonstrations with gold but the majority of demonstrations will be with brass.
Participants can expect a complete and thorough understanding of
Drying box, muro
Types of ceramic body and problems in repair.
Chips on the rim or lip repair.
Cracks in the body, nyu, repair
Repair of a broken piece.
Restoration of a missing piece.
Mixing of medium
Securing of pieces
Final pre-metal preparation
Decorative metal application
Final finish work
The workshop is limited to 5 seats. The price for the workshop will be 200,000 yen if paid in advance, 240,000 if paid on the first day of the workshop. The workshop fee includes these materials, https://www.etsy.com/listing/194066907/deluxe-kintsugi-set-honurushi-lacquer-2?
Lodging is available for a reasonable price in Nara-machi, very close to the site of the workshop.
If you are interested in participating in the workshop you can contact me here.