What’s the Experience:
You experience the making of Cambodian ceramics on a potter Wheel during a pottery workshop in Phnom Penh — The ideal family and school activity. An expert artist demonstrates methods of creating pieces on the pottery wheel, then helps you shape your own bowl. In the second part of the workshop, the expert potter assists you to create Khmer – Cambodian designs with the proper carving tools. Your masterpiece will be ready for pick-up the next week, along with a potter’s diploma, after firing in a kiln overnight. It is a unique opportunity to interact within a local community.
What to Expect:
A very unique and genuine thing to do in Phnom Penh. You will learn to use a pottery wheel, and use Khmer carving tools to fashion Cambodian ceramics during a 2-hour workshop session. At your selected time, you’re coming at Khmer ceramics center, to the studio. There, a professional local artist demonstrates how to make Cambodian masterpieces. Under the expert eye of your instructor, have a go at the pottery wheel and mold a bowl from local clay. Once you’re satisfied with your piece, use can use a variety of special tools to add kbach (ornamentation) to your artwork. Your pottery will be fired in the kiln overnight and will be ready for pickup the following week, safely packed along with a potter’s diploma, so you can display your souvenir for your friends and family back home. If you prefer to have your pieces shipped home, it can be arranged at your own expense.
A “Cambodian Potter Diploma”.
Local guide and pottery teacher.
Pottery bowl (handmade by you).
All taxes, fees and handling charges.
Bottle of water.
All art materials.
Khmer Ceramics #16 Str. 172, Sangkat Psa Thmei 3, Khan Daun Penh, 12210 Phnom Penh.
-Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
-Your piece(s) will be fired in a kiln during the week.
-The next week, your piece(s) will be available for pickup.
-If you prefer to have your pieces shipped to your home address it can be arranged, the cost will at your own expense.
-For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
-Cancellation less than 24 hours in advance will not be refunded in any case.
-Delivery of the piece the next day.
-Cost of shipping your piece(s) to your home address.
-Food and drinks.
-Pick-up and drop-off.