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Tile Painting Workshop "Porto Tiles and Tea" with Francisco in Porto, Portugal

Tile Painting Workshop "Porto Tiles and Tea" with Francisco in Porto, Portugal

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During Francisco's Tile Painting Workshop "Porto Tiles and Tea" in Porto, Portugal you have the opportunity to first learn some of the traditional tile painting techniques and then paint your own two tiles and integrate some of the original Portuguese motives.

You also learn more about the history of Portuguese tiles.

The tiles need to be cooked after every session and are ready for pick-up 24 hours after the Tile Painting Workshop. Please consider this with your further travel plans!

About the artist:

Francisco Pessegueiro is a Porto tile artist and the co-founder of Frágil Studio, based in Porto, Portugal.

He has been learning and working in ceramic studios all over Portugal. When he returned to Porto, he started focusing on workshops of "azulejos" and ceramics and ever since has been inviting people with all ages.

His intention is to spread the crafts and know-how before they are getting lost.

All You Need To Know for the Tile Painting Workshop "Porto Tiles and Tea" with Francisco in Porto, Portugal:

Length of workshop: 2 hours

Number of people: 2 - 8 people

Location: At Francisco's cosy ceramic and arts co-working studio "Estúdio PLATA" near the market of Bolhão in the central part of Porto, Portugal.

Price per person: € 49; includes 2 self-painted tiles; tea and cookies

Minimum advance booking time: 2 days

Next workshops: Every weekday, 10.30-12.30h

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Customer Reviews

Based on 13 reviews
Fun Tiles and Tea workshop

The class was fun and very educational! Francisco was very nice and helpful. The served tea was a great additional touch. You don't need to be artsy in order to attend as the steps are very well explained. Would love to come back once I visit Porto again.

A Great Experience!

Our group loved this class! Francisco did a great job teaching the class about the history of tile making, and telling us about his family's connection to tile making in Porto. We enjoyed painting our own tiles and were able to purchase some ceramic pieces from other artists in the studio. From start to finish, everything was well thought out. This was a very unique experience and would definitely recommend this to others!

Fun and educational

We loved learning about the history, meanings, and techniques behind all the tiles we’ve seen here in Porto. Not only do we see tiles in a new way now, but we had a great time experimenting with a new art form and now have a unique souvenir to take home with us. Absolutely recommend.

Great experience

We had a great experience painting tiles with Francisco.

Amy Sola
Terrific time at Tea and Tiles!

I cannot recommend this class enough! It started with an excellent presentation about tiles. I learnt so much about the history of tiles in Portugal, the different styles, ways to make them and locations around the country to see beautiful tiles. We enjoyed a delicious local tea during the presentation. Then we proceeded to the tile making part of the class. I really enjoyed using the different stencils and blue paint. Francisco was super helpful and encouraged creativity! The class was the perfect length. We weren’t able to get our tiles the following day due to another tour planned and the studio was so helpful arranging an alternative pick up time. I cannot recommend enough. I have already sent the class sign up to a friend! Enjoy your class!!