Beginner's Kintsugi Workshop (Melbourne)

Learn Kintsugi techniques in Melbourne



2 hours 1 to 8 label $120 or 4 payments of $30 with


You will learn about the wonderful art of Kintsugi, the ancient Japanese art of mending broken pottery using lacquer with gold, platinum or silver, which dates back to 15th century Japan. The philosophy of Kintsugi is that an object is sometimes broken. However, this is part of its life, and rather than throw it away it can be repaired and the cracks remain to show its history.

This is a beautiful art to learn while also helping with sustainability as you are not throwing things away!

In this beginners class you will learn some of the basic techniques of Kintsugi, similar to those used throughout its 500 year history. In this class modern materials are used so it can be learnt by anyone with ease.

You will be able to take home your repaired creation which will be very similar to the Kintsugi piece using the traditional technique.


Knowledge Required
Perfect for Beginners
 
What you'll get
1, Much knowledge of the Kintsugi
2, A beautiful Repaired Kintsugi plate
3, Textbook
4, Substitute gold Powder
 
What to bring
We will prepare a broken plate. You do not have to bring anything.
 
Suitable for

This workshop is great for individuals and couples as well as for a hens party, special occasion, birthday, baby shower, team building activity, corporate event, bucks party or Christmas party.

Location

Kintsugi Australia Studio - Suite 203A, Level 2, The Block Arcade, 282 Collins St, Melbourne

Your teacher
Kintsugi Australia
Kintsugi Australia

Knowledge of Kinstugi from 5 masters

5.0 (81)

Jun moved from Tokyo, Japan to Sydney, Australia in the mid 80', but it was much later until he fell in love with the art of Kinstugi in the mid 2010's where he returned to Japan to pursue more knowledge in the art of Kinstugi.

Since 2015 he has learnt the art from five different masters of the art in Japan. He has now come back to Sydney Australia to teach everyone of all ages wishing to learn and develop their skills in Kinstugi.

He founded Kintsugi Australia in 2018 to spread the knowledge and beauty of kintsugi to Aussies and the world.

Jun was featured on SBS Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=489207881638721

Jun’s Kintsugi was featured on the Spanish official site of the interior and design magazine ELLE DECOR!
https://www.elledecor.com/es/arte/a29572589/kintsugi-japones-reparar-grietas/

 
An article about Jun & Kintsugi by SBS.
https://www.sbs.com.au/language/english/damaged-goods-kintsugi-craftsman-repairs-plates-and-people?fbclid=IwAR2WwyHHJ3RkoiVm-f1u4xwDlf0c-u2hOI7FcuGMhZ5AjUIsQkdMlkmBePU

Jun was featured on ABC NEWS
Kintsugi teaches that broken is still beautiful — and it can transform how we see ourselves

Jun is a lecturer at the Sydney Community College Kintsugi class.

Our Teachers
Hitomi
She is Jun ‘s wife.she learned Kintsugi from Jun. She has a Kintsugi Accessory Class .

Kimie
She is the first Jun’s student. She learned Kintsugi from 2017 in a Jun’s class. Her knowledge and technique are splendid now. Her Kintsugi is delicate very beautifully. The teaching is popular with students.

Kumi
She learned Kintsugi from Jun. She is familiar with Japanese history and culture. Her teaching is very kind.

Akiko
The careers of the ceramic art are more than ten years. She learned Kintsugi from Jun. Her teaching is very kind.


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• Sep 2019


Really loved having the opportunity to experience first hand something that I had only seen on a screen. The small group was the perfect size for all of us to follow the steps to complete the plate. Jun was informative about the kintsugi philosophy. His feedback during the process was a good mix of encouragement and correction. Appreciated the Japanese snacks and tea. It was fun. I can highly recommend
FAQ
I have a small plate that I would like to repair. Can I fix it in the class?
Sam
If you learn the basics in my class, you can repair it yourself. But you can't repair your own dishes at the workshop, but I can give advice. The beginner class is suitable for quick restoration using epoxy resin. If you use lacquer and repair it in the same way as 500 years ago, we recommend my other class - the traditional gold Traditional Kintsugi class.
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