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Een Heinen Delfts Blauw schilder bezig aan een vaas

Follow a workshop or masterclass Delft blue painting

Workshop Delfts blue painting

Take part in a workshop vase painting at one of the largest Delft blue producers in The Netherlands. The art of Delft blue painting is a craft that is passed on from master painter to apprentice. So it isn’t something you can learn at an art school. How amazing is it to get the oppertunity to try your hand at this centuries old craft under the guidance of a very experienced master painter at Heinen Delfts Blauw. During the workshop vase painting, you will discover everything there is to know about how Delft blue pottery is made and you finish the workshop by painting your own vase.

The workshop ‘vase painting’ at Heinen Delfts Blauw is a unique masterclass in Delft blue painting. You don’t have tob e an experienced artist to take part in this workshop, but it does help if you have some experience with either painting or drawing. Together with the very experienced master painter you will decide on a decoration for your own vase. You are completely free to create your own decoration, or if you find this too overwhelming, you can choose between a wide selection of decorations made by us. During the workshop vase painting you discover what it is that makes Delft blue such a recognizable product. The amount of paint, water and the flow of the brush are all essential to that worldwide recognizable Delft blue style. The workshop starts with showing you the different painting techniques, which you will practise on a piece of pottery. When you are feeling confident enough, you start with painting your own vase. At the end of the workshop vase painting, you know exactly how a Delft blue vase is made and how to paint one yourself.