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Taito, Japan
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1 hour (Approx.)
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Offered in: English

Overview

Try your hand at ‘Ukiyo-e,’ the traditional Japanese art of woodblock printing, during this 1-hour family-friendly class in Asakusa. follow the lead of an English-speaking woodblock master as you learn the skills and techniques of this art form dating to Japan’s Edo period in a studio with decades of printmaking experience. You’ll leave your session with new knowledge, plus a one-of-a-kind souvenir.
  • Take a class on 'Ukiyo-e,' Japan's traditional woodblock print art
  • Learn from the best at a shop with decades of woodblock printmaking experience
  • Get an introduction to the history of this famous art form, which dates to Japan's Edo period (1603-1868)
  • Leave class with a one-of-a-kind souvenir woodblock print
  • Trip pricing varies depending on number of participants
  • Great excursion for families and children
Head to the woodblock studio in Tokyo’s Asakusa neighborhood where you’ll take your session, picking between a range of morning and afternoon start times. Over the course of your class, you’ll learn the skills of ‘Ukiyo-e,’ a traditional woodblock print style that dates to Japan’s Edo era (1603-1868).
During your lesson you’ll follow the lead of the studio’s helpful instructors as they explain the intricacies of creating your own woodblock print masterpiece. You’ll prepare a carved woodblock with a series of water-based pigments and brushes, applying your selections to a moistened paper.
As you work on your personal masterpiece, make sure to also take a look at the projects currently underway by the shop’s professional woodblock print master, and admire the prints on display in the shop’s exhibition space. You’ll leave class with a one-of-a-kind woodblock artwork commemorating your experience.

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S
, Nov 2017

This experience was a lot of fun! I was the only one there, so I had a personalized lesson and plenty of time to learn to do it right. :-

S
, Apr 2017

I went with my 14 yo daughter who likes all sort of art. We enjoyed it very much and David, the artist/owner is such a nice person as is his assistant. You can spend then a couple of hours discovering the veri interesting area around the studio.


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(888) 680-5731
(888) 680-5731
Product code: 13441P133

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