Art Experience

Awe experiences give you the oppertunity working with artist and crafters on something special you can take home that represents your travel experience in Port Elizabeth. Spend this time learning a new skill and get a glimpse into the life of an artist or crafter.

 
 

Pickup 10:30-14:30 Drop-off

  • Guided tour of a local Co-working Hub in an old Re-designed factory building

  • Introduction to Artist and presentation of what you will be making

  • Lunch at Frederick and Son

  • End with Beer tasting

The full art immersion with lunch & Beer tasting will be 4 hours.

One of the following artist’s will be available for your experience:

1.) LEATHERWORK - Work with your facilitator, Clinton Victor from Invictus Leather designing a handmade luggage name tag. You will use the finest leather, hand selected by Clinton himself.  You have the option of personalizing your item with embossing and unique design elements discussed and demonstrated during the experience.  

2.) JEWELRY MAKING -  Work with your facilitator Janice from Waterleaf studios to cut your own hand made key chain from copper. Personalizing an elephant, dolphin or shapeof Africa into the most wonderful keepsake keychain.

3.) BEADING - Work with your facilitator Amanda and design a beadwork piece of art. Depending on your ability this can range from a personalized handmade pair of earrings to a flag of South Africa, turned into a key chain. Beadwork is one of the mostpractised art forms in Africa.

4.) HENNA ART - Conscious exploration of an ancient art form: Work with yourfacilitator Sheila and discover the various art experiences Henna as a medium can provide. She will cover technique and design skills with you while providing various mediums to work on.

5.) PRINTMAKING - Work with artist Janice and explore printmaking. Using Linolium to cut out a design (lion, leopard, elephant) and design printable postcards or art pieces to be framed. Your creativity is your only limitation with this exhilarating printing process that dates as far back as the early 1900’s.

Frederick & Son (Gourmet Burgers & Boeries)               Drinks at own cost 

The story of a family meat business that began in the rural Karoo in 1905 and continues in the form of a gourmet burger restaurant located in an historic neighborhood of a South African city.

Optional Experiences:

  1. E-bike tour coastal beach promonade and lighthouse…..

  2. Insider foodie stops at coffee shops, breweries, distilleries, etc

  3. Sunset Cruise after lunch

 

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