Kintsugi Workshop for Beginners

Learn the beginner's modern Kintsugi method



2 hours 1 to 10 (public classes), 2 to 12 label $120 or 4 payments of $30 Afterpay


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If you still want to attend this class, please first consider government restrictions in QLD. If you are currently allowed to attend, but are later prevented from doing so, we will postpone your booking accordingly. You are always welcome to gift this class.

In this beginner's Kintsugi workshop in Brisbane, 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 Kintsugi can be learnt by anyone with ease.

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!

At the end of the class, you will be able to take home your repaired creation which will be very similar to the Kintsugi piece using the traditional technique.

This beginners Kintsugi class is an original technique designed by Kintsugi Australia to make it easy for anyone to use the Modern Kintsugi technique, especially for those who live in Australia. We will also explain where you can get the materials so, after the class, you will be able to repair your own object at your home. You can buy most materials in local stores in Australia.



Aside from this class, this teacher also has the following coming up:



Knowledge Required
Perfect for beginners.
 
What you'll get
- A beautiful repaired Kintsugi plate
- Substitute gold powder
- Textbook
- Lots of knowledge about Kintsugi!
 
What to bring
We will prepare a broken plate. You do not have to bring anything.
 
Suitable for

This class is a great indoor activity idea for individuals and couples as well as for a birthday, hens party, team building activity, corporate event, bucks party or Christmas party.

This would also be a great Mother's Day gift idea.

Location

The Romero Centre - 20 Dutton Street, Dutton Park QLD

Your teacher
Kintsugi Australia
Kintsugi Australia

Knowledge of Kinstugi from 5 masters

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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.

Jun visited and studied many Zen Gardens in Japan. And he enjoys the minizen garden every day.

Our Teachers
Hitomi
She is Jun ‘s wife.she learned Kintsugi from Jun. She has a Kintsugi Accessory Class .
Hitomi is a naturopath and healing expert, and has visited many Zen Gardens for research.

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.
She knows a lot about Japanese history and Zen Garden.
The teaching is popular with students.

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

Masano was born in Kyoto, the home of Zen Garden. She has been familiar with Zen Garden since childhood.


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