Kintsugi for Beginners: Repairing a Broken Plate to Be Better Than New
In this 90 minute course, learning the history, philosophy, and techniques of Kintsugi: the Japanese art of restoring broken plates with gold.
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An absolute beginner's course on the Japanese art of Kintsugi, students will learn the history, philosophy, and techniques of taking broken ceramics with gold-coloured powder to restore the piece artistically. Students will learn about the cultural significance of Kintsugi, its philosophy of embracing imperfection, and learn the skills to repair a broken plate with an artistic bent. This hands-on course will have student repair a broken plate along with the instructor of the award-winning...
Students will understand the art of Kintsugi and its historical origins. Students will learn the philosophy of Wabi-Sabi, one of embracing your flaws and seeing the beauty within you. Students will learn about the unique materials required for the project. Students will learn how to safely piece together a broken plate artistically. Students will learn about sustainability and respect for maintaining the environment.
Students will complete a one-of-a-kind project of restoring a broken plate using Kintsugi.
Parents may order a kintsugi kit from the instructor for $30 which includes the following materials, or they may wish to obtain these materials themselves: Broken plate Swabs 2 paint brushes Painter's tape Rice glue Gold-coloured powder Straw Clear water-based lacquer Small coop Gloves
The final project is showing the instructor the restored plate.
1 hour 30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Kintsugi Artist, Author, and Educator
🇨🇦Lives in Canada
2 total reviews
4 completed classes
I teach Kintsugi and Suminagshi for both educational and therapeutic purposes. I am an author, artist, and educator who has taught at various colleges and art schools as well as in my own studio and remotely. I have degrees in psychology and...