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Learn to make custom ceramic tiles

Learn to make custom ceramic tiles

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Food and Drinks
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Portland-born Nicky Kriara is a painter and sculptor. She makes large-scale murals and public art pieces, and runs Niko Ceramic Design Company. She has been making ceramics for 20 years, and specializes in slip-cast and handbuilt planters. Melanie Nead creates hand-painted wallpaper and murals as Lonesome Pictopia. She was a custom tattooer for 15 years, and owned Icon Tattoo in Portland. She…
Melanie And Nicky
Melanie And Nicky
Melanie And Nicky
Melanie And Nicky

What we’ll do

In our fun, hands-on introduction to ceramic tile making, we will look to geometric and botanical tile designs for inspiration, and create elegant, one-of-a-kind ceramic tiles to take home. Participants will learn all stages of ceramic tile production, including slab rolling, under-glazing, hand-painting, carving, and glazing techniques. This class is co-taught by Nicky and Melanie. Materials…

What else you should know

All skill levels from beginner to experienced are welcome!

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Fresh bagels and schmears from our neighbors Bernstein's Bagels! Please let us know if you're gluten intolerant.
Drinks
Wine and sparkling water

Where you'll be

The class will take place in our beautiful, airy 1300 SF studio in North Portland, which is a storefront space in a nationally registered historic building. We are conveniently located just a few minutes from downtown and a block from the MAX light rail. We're on a street full of Portland landmarks, breweries, and creative businesses, and just down the hill from the vibrant North Mississippi neighborhood.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 14 and up can attend.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

More tips

All skill levels from beginner to experienced are welcome!
Melanie And Nicky
workshop
Learn to make custom ceramic tiles
New experience
$109/person
New experience
$109/person