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art class

Calligraphy on book, making original art

art class

Calligraphy on book, making original art

4 reviews
Check local COVID-19-related recommendations or restrictions before booking. In-person Airbnb Experiences are available in this region. Please review and follow local COVID-19-related recommendations or restrictions.
Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 4 people
Includes
Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English
art class

Calligraphy on book, making original art

art class

Calligraphy on book, making original art

4 reviews
Check local COVID-19-related recommendations or restrictions before booking. In-person Airbnb Experiences are available in this region. Please review and follow local COVID-19-related recommendations or restrictions.
Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 4 people
Includes
Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

Join this fun calligraphy artwork shop, enjoy making your original art piece using Japanese classic book. From beginner to a skillful person. Family, children are welcome. Japan has rich writing culture, printed book is still popular and there are many of second hand book shops. I am book lover, I’ve been seeing interesting books at the shops and started combine books and calligraphy. Book’s photography, editorial design giving us inspiration to arrange calligraphy. It would be unique art work comparing traditional calligraphy which write on white paper. I’ll guide you to second book store, teach you how to calligraphy, support you make your own art works. 1. Meet at Nakameguro station where 2 stops from Shibuya station. 2. Take a walk on local shopping street, If you will find good photo location. 3. Stop by classic second hand book store, purchase your favorite book ( Price from ¥200 ) 4. Go to the venue, start calligraphy. I'll demonstrate how to calligraphy, giving you lesson one by one. Once you are ready, let’s painting calligraphy on your favorite book pages. Example : - Write your vacation memory on map page. - Write food Kanji on seasonal food photo page. It’s nice idea to translate your name to Japanese Kanji character. Ask me which Kanji is good to you. Each Japanese Kanji has meaning so I will choose best one for you.

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Your host

Learn more about Hitomi

Hitomi

Hello, this is Hitomi, I'm an artist. Born in Japan, studied art since childhood, graduated Musashino Art University, Tokyo. I had lived in New York City 8 years as an professional artist. I started study calligraphy when I was 8 years old. Calligraphy is part of my daily life and important essence of my art works. I’d like to share with you fun of calligraphy. If you'd like, you could take a look my art works at following site. instagram: hitomiartjapan www.hitomimochizuki.com

What's included

Drinks
Equipment
Calligraphy brush, Sumi inks, Papers for training, Other calligraphy equipment.

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Where you'll be

We will meet at Nakameguro station, take a walk on local shopping street, go to Japanese classic second book store. I think the book store will be unique experience for you. After you purchase your book, we will walk to a venue, start calligraphy lesson, making art. Room has balcony, it's good to be relax. Nakameguro has many of cozy cafe, restaurant and clothing stores. It's nice to take a look neighborhood before / after workshop

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 8 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

Government ID

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.

What to bring

Cash to purchase second book. Price from ¥200.

More tips

-If you'd like to use your own supplies to make art pieces, please feel free to bring it. Enjoy your original creation. - If your children will join workshop, may good to bring their aprons. - Request translating your alphabet name to Japanese Kanji character is welcome.
Hitomi
Calligraphy on book, making original art
4 reviews
£23/person
4 reviews
£23/person