It might be not so popular hobby for some because of the activity called basket weaving, lontar weaving has actually been practiced by the Chinese thousands of years ago. This has then applied by many people in different countries all over the world. Products of lontar weaving include musical instruments, armors, and daily wares used for domestic and industrial use such as baskets, flower vases, floor mats, and among many others.
None of those finished products of lontar weaving you can see in supermarkets and malls had it not been for the craftsmen. These experts are the ones responsible for the popularity of weaved products all over the world. While those experts are abundant in China, many countries also have the experts in this activity and provide different kinds of lontar weaved products.
Since this kind of art activity cannot be produced by ordinary artists due to the long process of the methods, those who want to learn this fascinating art can enrol in one of the reputable art workshops.
So if you’re in Bali, and want to become an expert in weaving lontar, we have experts who can teach you from the fundamentals to the most complicated methods. This kind of art activity involves many painstaking tasks. You need some experts in order for you to be educated on how to apply the proper ways in weaving lontar.
Our art workshop in Bali is where students can not just learn all about lontar weaving, but also apply the technique first hand. We have complete high end tools and equipment on how to finish a beautiful lontar-weaved masterpiece.
The price includes:
- free transport to and from Ubud
- welcome drink
- homemade Balinese traditional cake
**Please note the following offer:
Other workshops are available at the same venue; for any guest doing 2 different workshops in one day (morning class and afternoon class), a complimentary Balinese-style lunch from the organic kitchen will be provided; A sample lunch: a main entree of chicken curry with vegetable and rice, a fruit salad dessert and a drink (coffee, tea or water). Special diet needs can be accommodated.
Please find below the list of other workshops available:
-Wood carving workshop
-Wood Mask carving workshop
-Stone carving workshop
-Traditional painting workshop
-Bamboo carving workshop
-Silver Jewellery workshop
-Balinese Dance workshop
-Batik Painting Workshop
-Fruit Carving and Decoration workshop
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