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Japanese Calligraphy Experience with a Professional Shodo Master in Tokyo

Chuo City, Japan
Book online or call: (888) 651-9785(888) 651-9785

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icon1 hour 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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School yourself in the fine art of Japanese-style ‘Shodo’ calligraphy during this class with a professional calligraphy artist. Try your hand at the Japanese versions of this uniquely artistic writing style, learning how to write your own name as well as the meaning behind each ‘kanji’ (Japanese alphabet) character. Best of all, you can select a special ‘data included’ option, providing you with a computer file you can use to reprint your calligraphy work on other items like t-shirts or mugs.
  • Learn Japanese calligraphy with a professional master in Tokyo
  • Take a class with Yuriko Hoshino, a renowned designer and professional calligraphy master
  • Practice the skills and techniques involved in this graceful writing style
  • Try writing your own name using Japanese calligraphy and learn the meaning of each 'kanji' (alphabet character)
  • Leave the class with a one-of-a-kind, personalized, souvenir
Try your hand at ‘Shodo,’ also known as Japanese calligraphy, during this lesson taught by a professional calligraphy artist. Ever wanted to have your name written out in beautiful, artistic, Japanese script? Here’s your chance to learn more about Japanese culture while gaining a unique souvenir.

Head to the class location in central Tokyo to meet professional ‘Shodo’ master (and your instructor) Yuriko Hoshino. In addition to her calligraphy skills, Yuriko is highly-acclaimed graphic designer whose work has been used for a variety of video games, manga, corporate logos and branding campaigns.

Start your lesson by learning the basic techniques involved in calligraphy before learning how to write your own name. As you try out the Shodo characters, you’ll also learn about the meaning behind each ‘kanji’ (Japanese alphabet) character from Yuriko. At the end of your lesson you’ll have a one-of-a-kind souvenir and a newfound appreciation for the art of Japanese calligraphy.

Want to further personalize your handmade calligraphy souvenir? Select the ‘data included’ option to receive the digital version of your calligraphy name, allowing you to have it printed on t-shirts, coffee mugs, and more.
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At your selected time, make your own way to studio to meet the calligraphy teacher to meet the Shodo artist and your interpreter. Once settled in, get ready to try your hand at the ancient art of Shodo in this 1.5-hour lesson. Learn tips and techniques of calligraphy, and practice writing a few words on a piece of special paper. The Shodo master teaches you how to write your name or your favorite words in Japanese and teaches you the meaning of each kanji character as well. Once you are finished, you can bring the paper back home with you along with works by the teacher. Your visit concludes at the studio and you make your own way back to your hotel or to your next destination. The office is also close to Ginza area.
Duration: 90 Minutes
Admission Ticket Free

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