Push the door of Kim's workshop and learn about ceramics for 2.5 hours!
During this session, Kim will introduce you to the world of ceramics, the different techniques for working with clay, and the materials she uses.
After this brief presentation, it will be time to dive in! You will learn step-by-step how to create a mug using the modeling technique. With the ceramist's good advice, you will be able to shape your creation and make it a truly personalized piece.
With quality raw materials and traditional techniques, Kim will reveal all the secrets of her craft. Take the plunge and experience an incredible time with her!
At the end of the workshop, Kim may ask you to clean up the equipment. You will also give her your piece. The artisan will take care of the drying, firing, and glazing. You will agree on the modalities for retrieving your creation and will be able to come back to pick up your piece a few days later.
This workshop is available in Dutch and English. Kim will adapt the language of the workshop to the participants present.
The workshop is easily accessible by public transport.
This place is not accessible to people with reduced mobility.
Languages of the workshop
The workshop takes place at Contact Amsterdam, an incubator of artists and artisans.
Kim studied illustration at the Hogeschool voor de Kunsten in Utrecht. After completing her studies in both art academy and ceramics, she delved into the world of clay. During and alongside her studies, she worked in the specialty coffee industry where she not only learned the value of good food and drink but also the importance of well-designed ceramics.
It was during her final year of study that she discovered her passion for ceramics. After graduation, she began working as a mentor at Studio Pansa, a ceramics workshop in Amsterdam Oost. There, she honed her skills through courses and answered the many questions of members. In a short period, she gained vast knowledge about the craft. She decided to focus entirely on her ceramics and illustration work as a freelancer, leaving her job in the hospitality industry.
Kim now works daily in her studio in Amsterdam Nieuw-West at Contact Amsterdam, where she not only creates ceramics but also teaches pottery classes.
Her love for ceramics shines through in her work, and her talent is evident in the unique pieces she creates. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced potter, Kim's workshops are a great way to learn new techniques and get creative with clay.
If you are looking to explore your creative side or want to learn the art of pottery, be sure to check out Kim's ceramic workshops !