Experience Japanese calligraphy, write your favorite kanji by yourself, and finally make an original kanji t-shirt as a permanent personalised souvenir of Japan!
1st step: We will explain the history of kanji (Chinese characters) and Japanese calligraphy. Then, you will try Japanese calligraphy.
Before writing, you will make the ink by grinding an ink stick that smells like fragrant wood.
Then we will show you the writing posture and how to hold a brush.
After that, you will learn some basic skills such as writing horizontal lines and vertical lines.
2nd step: After practicing to write some easy lines or a character, you will choose a kanji you want to write and print on your t-shirt.
Make sure to practice the kanji you chose many times and choose the best one.
3rd step: You will make an original T-shirt with our specialized equipment. We will provide support throughout the entire experience.
Calligraphy Experience, 1 T-shirt
Transportation fee to our class, any food or drinks
Class starts at 10:00 am, 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday, 7:00 pm from Monday to Friday. Irregular holidays. Please contact us before booking.
Class starts at 10:00 am, 1:00 pm, 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday, 5:00 pm and 8:00 pm from Monday to Friday. Irregular holidays. Please contact us before booking.
Please wear casual clothes. Although We have some kitchen aprons, black ink might stain your clothes.
Each guest will get 1 T-shirt with 1 design.
Koichi taught us the basics of the Japanese language, a little history and the basic calligraphy strokes. We had a lot of fun and left with great souvenirs of our time on Kyoto. He was super patient with my kids! Excellent value.