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Beginner Ceramics Experience near Nagaoka

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Make your own unique ceramic creations in Nagaoka with this fun class for beginners. Enjoy the feel of the clay and let your creativity go wild!

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Starting time: 10:00 12:00 14:00 16:00
Starting time: 10:00 12:00 14:00 16:00
  • 10:00 Meet at Ceramic Art Classroom TOUKU
  • Start Creating your Craft (about 2 hours)
    You can make a coffee cup, a bowl, a big pot, a deep vase, a dish, and other art objects using 1kg of clay.
  • Kneading (chrysanthemum kneading)
    8uqgr6n4 Working on kneading the clay to make it easy to use. It is called chrysanthemum kneading because the clay looks like a chrysanthemum when you are finishing kneading.
  • Molding
    fl01.1 Shape your clay by hand to get the exact shape you want!
  • Whittling
    ybq0074z When the material is semi-dry, whittle it with a metallic spatula and fix the overall form.
  • Unglazed Baking
    hhbbx4qe Bake your craft at a temperature of around 800 degrees to strengthen the clay.
  • Applying Glaze
    ibmp3391 Our glaze is called 'Uwakusuri', and it leaves a glossy glass-like finish.
  • Firing
    tccsalc6 Fire for 9 hours at 1,230 degree, and wait for 3 days for your creation to cool (done by staff)
  • It takes about 1.5 months until completion
    igi9cthn You can return to pick up your craft or arrange to have it shipped to you (postage is not included.)
  • We hope you had fun!
Notes
Restriction(s)
    • Children 3 years old and above can participate in this activity.
Additional Note(s)
    • It will take about 1.5 months for you ceramics to be complete. Please either return to pick it up for arrange to have it shipped to you (postage not included).
    • This tour is run entirely in Japanese.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 10.
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  • No cancellation fee charged.

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