What you'll do
Shodo :Traditional Japanese calligraphy I will teach you the Kanji characters used in ancient Japanese writing. You will learn the basic process of calligraphy, including how to make sumi, the inkstick, and how to hold the brush (fude).By the end you’ll be able to write your own name in Kanji. Would you like to start a unique cultural lesson in Japan? By learning calligraphy you can learn and get familiar to Japanese language and letters. Calligraphy is the art of “drawing” words by using a brush. Calligraphy, which is one of the traditional cultures nurtured in Japan since ancient times. You can feel the touch of colorful and profound expression of brushworks woven from various letters and black ink. You can try out Calligraphy lesson(1.5hours). Additionally, there are more workshops to get a taste of Japanese culture such as traditional craft making,please come and try out! Atelier Kakko opens the door for you of calligraphy and Japanese culture. Get your expanding world by learning calligraphy with Atelier Kakko!
I’m a professional Shodo artist with a master license, which is the highest level of achievement for calligraphy in Japan. I’ve been practicing Shodo over for 30 years and have experience teaching all of its styles including ancient kanji-character. (kaisho, gyosho, sosho, reisho and tensho) Shodo is a big part of my life and I enjoy sharing with everybody. In addition, I’m learning Ukiyuoe-hanga under master of Edo Ukiyoe hanga, and Sumi drawing (India-ink painting), I’d like to share these experiences with many people and enjoy learning together.
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Where you'll be
Upon your request, I will show you how to visit Japanese Shinto shrine briefly before the lesson. Please feel free to ask me beforehand. After visiting shrine, we will start the lesson. Lesson detales: I will use India ink, so please join us with clothes that you do not mind if it gets dirty. Lesson（basic course） Time：1.5H Price：4500 yen／person
Things to keep in mind
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Up to 4 guests ages 12 and up can attend. Minimum Hight for renting E-bikes: 140 cm
You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.
Please bring some Japanese coins for the offering at the Shinto Shrines. (20 yen to 200 yen)
Japanese Calligraphy in Kagurazaka