Rakuvaria arrangement

Rakuvaria arrangement.

Make your own workshop program in your own planned time.
You stay in our new apartment above our house, right next to our pottery.
And you get to work with our “rakuvaria” techniques by your choice: raku, pit-fire, smoking techniques, naked raku, weel throwing etc. etc.

 

Ceramic materials are present.

During your stay you will get personal supervision.

You stay in a inspiring environment: we live in a country setting with a lot of nature, bike and hiking trails. Our apartment en pottery is sustainable build: timber frame with among others sedum roofs and solar panels.

The 85m2 new apartment has its own entrance, is fully furnishned, including a large bathroom with a bath, a complete kitchen including a microwave, freezer, to 5 sleeping places, television, WIFI and a 20m2 large balcony with a nice view. All the necessary textile is present.

 

 

  

 

 

   

Also a lot of space to get started with ceramics; the downstairs and upstairs of our company building has a surface of 400m2.

You get to choose:

  • When you want to come
  • What you want to do / learn

Costs apartment:

  • 1 person: €45 pppn
  • 2 and 3 persons: €35 pppn
  • 4 and 5 persons: €25 pppn

For 1 night: allowance for the cleaning and laundry costs €10 total.

Costs “rakuvaria” firing:

1 session ( = 4 hour ) “rakuvaria” firing*:

  • 1 person € 55 p.p.
  • 2 and 3 persons € 45 p.p.
  • 4 and 5 persons € 40 p.p.


• With 1 session you will get about 1 hour intensive supervision/explanation and 3 hours to get to work on your own.

• completely independently working also belongs to the possibilities, price and time in colsultation.
• Also non-ceramists are welcome and may feely whether or not participate in the ceramics activity.

Biscuit firing 3 euros per kilo. You can also bring already biscuit fired work.
“Rakuvaria” firing ( raku, pit-fire, naked raku, etc. etc. €4 per kilo.

Environment:

  • Big supermarket: 1 km.
  • Center Sevenum: 2 km / center Horst: 4 km / Venlo: 12 km / Venray: 15 km / Eindhoven: 50 km / Nijmegen: 50 km / Dusseldorf: 75 km / Maastricht: 90 km / Maaseik: 55 km / Railway station
  • Horst-Sevenum on 500 m distance. ( in 1 hour en 58 minutes to Amsterdam Central.
  • Kantmuseum / Lace museum Horst: 4 km
  • Toverland Sevenum: 6 km
  • Museum “De Locht “ Melderslo: 7 km
  • Ceramics centre Tiendschuur Tegelen: 20 km
  • Botanic garden Jochumhof Steyl / Tegelen: 17 km
  • Missiemuseum / Missionary museum Steyl / Tegelen: 17 km
  • Thermaalbad Arcen / Thermal pools: 25 km
  • Limburgs Museum Venlo: 13 km
  • Klokkenmuseum Asten / Clocks museum: 32 km

Natural areas:

  • t Ham Horst: 2 km
  • Mariapeel Sevenum: 11 km
  • Groote peel Meijel: 30 km

Websites with information:

www.liefdevoorlimburg.nl 
www.knopenlopen.nl  
www.horstaandemaas.nl

From our shop

Rakuvaria 2, German

Rakuvaria 2, German

Rakuvaria 2, German.

A publication by Ine and Ed Knops

The most complete and concrete Rakubook.

Over 300 pages, 34 chapters, step-by-step descriptions clarified by use of 470 pictures in colour of e.g.

Raku, Naked-raku, Copper matt, Terra sigillata, Sagger firing, smoking-techniques, stoking Raku in a 
microwave, sawdust oven, Pit-fire, Aluminium foil technique, charcoal oven, glaze recipes, Raku oven 
building, stoking Raku without smoke nuisance, etc.

A complete full-colour hardcover book printed on firm paper.

Price € 57

Shipping costs of + € 5 are charged for shipment within EU countries.               

First published in March 2003

Rakuvaria 2 has also been published in French, German and Dutch.

This book can be directly ordered on this website.

Rakuvaria 3 (Dutch)

Rakuvaria 3 (Dutch)

Rakuvaria 3! (Dutch) Attention! Rakuvaria 2 is the basis, Rakuvaria 3 describes new techniques! In Rakuvaria 3 many unusual techniques and experiments are again explained step by step. In 13 chapters are described various smoking techniques with the help of, for example, milk, flour and plant extracts, crocodile glaze and many variations thereof, 70 new glaze recipes, ways to save on energy during raku firings and various unusual firing techniques. It is also to be noted that most subjects are explained using homemade YouTube movies. 2014, format 17 cm x 24.5 cm, hard cover, 192 pages, 9 graphs and 384 colour photographs. Shipping costs + €5 are charged for shipment within EU countries. Rakuvaria 2 = no blah blah, but AHA! Rakuvaria 3 = much more AHA!!!

Rakuvaria 2, Dutch

Rakuvaria 2, Dutch

Rakuvaria 2, Dutch.

A publication by Ine and Ed Knops

The most complete and concrete Rakubook.

Over 300 pages, 34 chapters, step-by-step descriptions clarified by use of 470 pictures in colour of e.g.:
- Raku
- Naked-raku
- Copper matt
- Terra sigillata
- Sagger firing
- Smoking-techniques
- Stoking Raku in a microwave
- Sawdust oven
- Pit-fire
- Aluminium foil technique
- Charcoal oven
- Glaze recipes
- Raku oven building
- Stoking Raku without smoke nuisance
- Etc.

A complete full-colour hardcover book printed on firm paper.

Price € 57,-

Shipping costs of + € 5 are charged for shipment within EU countries.               

First published in March 2003

Rakuvaria 2 has also been published in French, German and Dutch.

This book can be directly ordered on this website.