Tile painting workshops
During this tile painting workshop you will have the chance to discover this wonderful art and paint your own facade tile, as it was made 170 years ago.
Tiles are a very important part of Portugal’s culture and facades covered with them is one of the most amazing and unique heritages of the world.
If you are passionate about arts and crafts and want to know better about the Portuguese heritage this workshop is made right for you.
During this workshop you will have the chance to discover this wonderful art and paint your own facade tile, as it was made 170 years ago.
The workshop is divided in 3 parts:
– In the first one we talk about the facade tiles of Porto and explain the most important things about the Portuguese tiles and its history.
– Then, we teach two tile painting techniques used in the production of facade tiles.
– In the third part every participant will be able to paint their own tile.
This workshop is suitable for everyone up to 6 years old, as no artistic skills are required.
The tile painting workshop takes 2 hours, but depending on the number of assistants may vary.
We speak English, Portuguese and Spanish.
Our atelier is a cozy and bright space located in the center of Porto (Portugal).
Wednesdays at 3pm – 5pm
Thursdays at 3pm – 5pm
Saturdays at 3pm – 5pm
Sundays at 3pm – 5pm
The cost of the workshop is 25€ per person, including 1 tile ready to be painted, tools, materials and the firing.
If you want to paint an extra tile during the workshop the cost is 5€ per tile.
Once painted, tiles need to be fired in a kiln. They will be ready to pick them up in 24 or 48 hours.
If you can’t collect the tiles we can send them too. Shipping cost depends on the number of tiles and destination. Send us a message to know the price.
If you want to join one of our workshops fill this form.
Then we will confirm you if the date you choose is available and will give you the details to make the payment.