Kintsugi - Japanese Ceramic Gold Repair

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Kintsugi - Japanese Ceramic Gold Repair

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Course description

Learn Kintsugi broken pottery gold repair at this workshop in Sydney

Kintsugi is the traditional Japanese art of repairing broken ceramic and pottery with a gold seam – where the breaks and visible repairs are honoured as part of the history of the object rather than something to be disguised.

Join this workshop to discover more about this graceful art and the benefits of mindful mending, with Kintsugi artist Jun Morooka. You’ll learn how to repair and add beauty to broken items using modern techniques.

Course content
  • A brief history of Kintsugi
  • Comparison between the traditional slow method and new techniques
  • Sourcing materials for future projects
  • Adapting the natural break lines to your design
  • How to file and prepare the broken pieces
  • Gluing and adding the gold (powdered brass)
  • Finishing your piece
Learning outcomes

By the end of this workshop you will have learned:

  • how to repair a small ceramic dish using epoxy glue and powdered brass
  • how and where to source materials for future projects
Materials

All materials are included in the course fee – including a small broken dish for repair.

Please come prepared…
  • Please bring an apron or wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty
  • Wear closed shoes
  • Long hair should be tied back

Please note:

  • You may bring your own small item for repair – but we recommend learning on our test item for your first repair project.
  • we will be using epoxy glues and other materials that may irritate your skin. Disposable gloves will be provided.

Avoid disappointment. Enrol early.

Please ensure that you have given a valid email and mobile number as all course changes will be communicated via sms or email.

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Course testimonials:

  • Rosalie said: This is the best and most enjoyable course I have done in years! Loved everything - the nice touch of green tea to begin with and Jun's helpful supervision throughout. I really loved that we were learning the techniques of Kintsugi as well as absorbing and developing an understanding of the culture which created such a painstaking art. I would like the course to run for at least two weeks.

  • Vicki said: Thoroughly enjoyed the course, we learned so much in such a short time and I love my restored ceramic. Thank you

  • Marshall said: Very good technical detail on repairing ceramic, generally not feeling rushed - even though a little at end. More could have been detailed about Japanese aesthetic behind this work.

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