The Kyoto Artisan Workshop
Activity location: Kyoto
Last updated: 2017/02/22
9Activities
  1. Learn traditional techniques of Kashoku, ways of decorating lacquerware handed down in Kyoto. Iroetsuke is a technique of painting pictures with colored Urushi lacquer.

    From USD23.05

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  2. Create your own personal "sensu" folding fan, one of Kyoto special traditional crafts. In this lesson, you can draw on a folding fan and make an original design.

    USD25.82

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  3. Kindami Yuzen is a dying technique using both traditional gold Kindami and Yuzen methods of fabrics that are used in Kimonos. Make fancy crafts using this authentic method.

    USD23.05

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  4. Attach thin sheets of mother-of-pearl to gorgeous lacquer goods and create an original work combining classic art and styles with modern design.

    From USD27.66

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  5. Add a picture using special paper templates to a lovely functional souvenir. Make and take home a box made of paulownia wood, both light and good at keeping things safe from humidity.

    From USD23.05

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  6. Get hands on with traditional Kyoto culture as you make a 40 page book using Japanese washi-paper, bind with string, and finishing with drawing a picture on the cover.

    USD21.21

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  7. Set your hands to work learning hakuoshi, an art style that draws gold patterns on lacquerware by putting lacquer as an adhesive before placing the gold leaf on it.

    From USD23.05

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  8. Add delicate and shimmering designs with a lesson in classical Kyoto style chinkin lacquer decoration. Often used for tea ceremony utensils, add a tasteful touch to a cute item for your home.

    From USD23.05

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  9. Learn traditional Kyoto style arts with a fun makie lesson. Makie is a technique to add decorations on lacquerware by using metal powder on fresh lacquer patterns just before it dries.

    From USD23.05

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)

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