In this course, you will :
- Explore the history and philosophy of kintsugi, as well as the materials required for your projects and where to find them. Begin your restoration project by figuring out how to separate your two bowls into three or four pieces.
- Before you begin restoring your first ceramic bowl with the gold relief technique, learn how to keep a kintsugi diary to document your work. Clara's tips on finishing touches will show you how to make your bowl shine.
- Discover the gold flush technique, a more complex restoration method. Clara will walk you through each step of the process, showing you how to paint the fracture lines with gold and how to clean your equipment as you finish.
- Get Clara's expert advice on how to care for your kintsugi pieces and how to decorate with them. Finish up the course by learning how to ship your ceramic items.
- Learn how to use the ancient art of kintsugi to restore two ceramic bowls, one using the gold relief technique and the other using the gold flush technique.
1. The History of Kintsugi and Materials for This Course
- What Is Kintsugi?
- Knowing the Materials
- How to Choose the Bowls for Your Kintsugi Project
- How to Break the Bowls
2. The Gold Relief Technique
- The Kintsugi Diary
- Joining the Broken Pieces
- Final Touches
3. The Gold Flush Technique
- Joining the Broken Pieces with Glue Flush
- Rebuilding the Gaps
- Sanding the Rebuilt Parts
- The Gold Paint
4. Uses and Packaging of Kintsugi Pieces
- Conservation and Possible Uses of Your Kintsugi Pieces
- How to Pack Your Kintsugi Ceramics