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Make a set of 4 ceramic tile coasters!

Make a set of 4 ceramic tile coasters!

Duration:1.5 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 ceramic tile coaster class, we will look to geometric and botanical tile designs for inspiration, and create elegant, one-of-a-kind ceramic coaster sets to take home. Participants will learn all stages of ceramic tile production, including slab rolling, under-glazing, hand-painting and decal transfer techniques. This class is co-taught by Nicky and Melanie. Materials and…

What else you should know

Your tiles will be fired, glazed, and ready for pickup 1-2 weeks after the class, or can be shipped for an additional cost. Participants get 20% off full-priced handmade goods the night of the class!

What I’ll provide

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

What to bring

A good attitude

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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.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded 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 8 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

Your tiles will be fired, glazed, and ready for pickup 1-2 weeks after the class, or can be shipped for an additional cost. Participants get 20% off full-priced handmade goods the night of the class!
Melanie And Nicky
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Make a set of 4 ceramic tile coasters!
3 reviews
$65 per person
3 reviews
$65 per person