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Art Class in Tokyo -- Suiboku-ga / Sumie / Ink Wash Painting / Japanese Traditional Black Ink Painting.
Come and Discover Sumie ! Experience Japanese Traditional Art !You can capture the essence of Zen by making a Sumie painting. Attraction for tourists.
About the artist: The facilitator has extensive knowledge in Japanese art. Apart from being a painter she is an art writer who graduated with a BA in Art Studies and History. She also studied in an Art College in London. Participants from various areas of the world - USA, Canada, France, UK, Ireland, Switzerland, Hong Kong, Brazil and more... Looking forward to welcoming you!
【Regular Class in Tokyo】
In this course, you will learn traditional painting techniques of Suiboku-ga / Sumie / Japanese Ink Painting in a step-by-step manner by an English speaking artist. One-time participation is welcomed.
【Private / Customized Class】
If you are interested in a series of classes or a customised class for you or your group, it basically costs 6,000yen/2hrs/person at a studio near JR Higashi-omiya station (1hr from Tokyo). Please contact me for more information. *Reservations can be made up to 3 months in advance.
I would love to share information about art supply shops and interesting museums in Tokyo.
Around the studio and on the way to Higashi-omiya station, there are Ramen, Yakiniku and Sushi restaurants and cafes. Near JR Toro station (one station before Higashi-omiya), there is a famous Bonsai village with many Bonsai gardens as well as Bonsai Museum. Near JR Omiya station (two stations before Higashi-omiya), there is a large traditional shrine called Hikawa-jinja where you would enjoy strolling and feel the sacred atmosphere.
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Featured on Nikkei Asian Review, Dec. 19, 2019 edition
18:30-20:30, the fourth Tuesday of every month ＆ 13:00-15:00, the fourth Saturday of every month
January 28, 18:30-20:30
Feburary 25, 18:30-20:30
March 24, 18:30-20:30
April 28, 18:30-20:30
May 26, 18:30-20:30
June 23, 18:30-20:30
July 28, 18:30-20:30
August 25, 18:30-20:30
September 22, 18:30-20:30
October 20, 18:30-20:30
November 24, 18:30-20:30
December 22, 18:30-20:30
January 25, 13:00-15:00
Feburary 22, 13:00-15:00
March 28, 13:00-15:00
April 25, 13:00-15:00
May 23, 13:00-15:00
June 27, 13:00-15:00
July 25, 13:00-15:00
August 22, 13:00-15:00
September 26, 13:00-15:00
October 24, 13:00-15:00
November 28, 13:00-15:00
December 26, 13:00-15:00
Venue: TUGUMI Ueno Studio
Vasson Shinobazu Bldg. #202, Ikenohata 2-1-42, Taitouku, Tokyo
15 mins walk from JR Ueno Station /
5 mins walk from Nezu Station (Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line)
Once a month, Held irregularly
February 23, 10:00-12:00
Venue: Higashi Omiya Community Center
3mins walk from JR Higashi Omiya Station
4,000yen / 2 hrs / 1 person
* On-site cash payment only
* Please kindly understand that you are to be charged a cancellation fee in full if you cancel your reservation on the date.
What to bring:
*If you do not have any of the materials below, please contact the facilitator in advance.
◆ Old newspapers, to cover a table before painting.
◆ 4 Dress pins
◆ Calligraphy set:
1 Ink stone
1 Ink stick
2 Japanese paint brushes (big and small)
1 Used towel to wipe brushes during painting
1 Water container for cleaning brushes during painting (Plastic cup or the like can be a substitute)
2 Small plates with white inner sides (Plastic plates or the like can be a substitute)