Join this short workshop to understand more about lacquer painting art in Hanoi, Vietnam. Learn the basic techniques and make your own unique lacquerware.
What to Expect
Your tour guide will meet you at hotel’s lobby. Then take a taxi to the class’s venue. Upon arrival, after warmest welcome from the artist, you will be provided introduction about Vietnam lacquer profession (such as history of lacquer profession in Vietnam, materials and tools used to create lacquer painting).
Then discover about process and techniques to create lacquer painting. After Q&A time with the artist, you will start demonstration of lacquer painting techniques such as drafting, drawing borders of patterns, glueing eggshell, mother of pearl, silver leaf, gold leaf, making lacquer layers, sanding with sandpaper or stone, varnishing.
At last, visit lacquer paintings gallery created by Artist Tran Anh Tuan to have overview of today lacquer trends before getting back to your hotel by taxi.
- All entrance fees and other permits
- Lacquer painting class
- Private English-speaking guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- A/C transfer
What's Not Included
- Personal expenses
- Tips / gratuities
- Other services not mentioned in the program
Know Before You Go
The workshop only lasts for 2 hours, so you'd better have some ideas of decorating your own lacquerware before joining the class, or you won't have enough time to finish it.