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46 evaluaciones
Duración
3 horas
Tamaño del grupo
Hasta 6 personas
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Alimentos, Equipo
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Arte africano en esteatita

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Arte africano en esteatita

46 evaluaciones
Duración
3 horas
Tamaño del grupo
Hasta 6 personas
Incluye
Alimentos, Equipo
Tu anfitrión te recibe en
inglés

Qué harás

Upon arriving you will be welcomed by me, James. I will introduce myself and invite you to introduce yourself to me and possibly other new people. After introductions, I will tell you all about Soapstone, from where it comes from to how it is transformed into sculptures and artwork. I will show you pictures of the Soapstone quarries and show samples of pre-carved Soapstone, as well as show you some of my finished Soapstone art. Next, I will personally do a demonstration on how to paint, shine, and carve designs into Soapstone. Then you will get to practice painting, shining, and carving on a flat piece of soapstone before receiving your own 6 inch bowl and to paint, shine, and carve designs into. We will break for lunch/dinner, in which I will have a Kenyan lunch/dinner ready for you (most likely beans & rice or Githeri-a mixture of beans & corn). Throughout the entire experience, I will be happy to answer any questions and assist you if you need help on your own bowls. This experience is interactive and hands on, it is NOT just a lecture. When you are finished with your bowl, you will be able to leave at your leisure (and take home your new personally made soapstone bowl).

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James

My name is James and as early as I can remember Soapstone has been a part of my life. I grew up around Soapstone (seeing my family/community making their living off of Soapstone: mining, carving, washing, painting, shining, designing, and selling), in the village of Tabaka (the only place in Africa Soapstone is found, just over 6 hours Northwest of Nairobi), located within Kisii County. When I was a teenager, I too got into the Soapstone business to help support my family and have since made a career out of it. I have been painting and designing Soapstone for 15 years.

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Alimentos
A meal will be provided Let me know if you have any dietary restrictions and I will try to accommodate. There is also a…
Equipo
Each guest will be provided one free 6 inch soapstone bowl to paint/design (gloves/paint/wax/knifes will also provided). If…

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Dónde estarás

This experience will be taking place from within my living room, in my house (apartment complex) here in Nairobi, since Tabaka (where Soapstone comes from) is over 6 hours away. I have a private bathroom within my house too, so no need to worry if/when nature calls. I also have wifi at my house, which is free to my guests, if you wish to use that during your time here.

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Requisitos para los participantes

Pueden participar hasta 6 personas de mínimo 6 años. Guests should be comfortable using a knife to carve designs (knifes are not super sharp but can carve into stone). Children participants must have a parent/guardian to supervise them and assist them…

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Más consejos

Wear clothing that you would not mind getting stained (there is a possibility of paints staining your clothes). Also, my place is located up some stairs and is not handicap accessible, my apologies.

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Arte africano en esteatita
46 evaluaciones
Desde $35 por persona
46 evaluaciones
Desde $35 por persona