Spend the day with a local family in Mas, one of Bali’s most famous mask carving villages. Meet the legendary mask maker Ida Bagus Anom, and witness his renowned wood-carving firsthand.
This is an ancient trade and subtle art, passed down from one generation to the next. Anom’s masks are used by dancers and pantomimes all over Bali. Try your hand at carving and sculpting, and make your own creation beside this master. Produce intricate designs straight out of wood, becoming part of this old tradition.
Begin the painting process next, as you listen to ancestral stories of magic behind the masks. Delight in these intimate exchanges and take your creation home, a cherished souvenir of the day’s experience.