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Ink Wash Painting Art History near Tokyo

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Ink Wash Painting Art History near Tokyo

21 reviews
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Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Includes
Food, Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English, Japanese
art class

Ink Wash Painting Art History near Tokyo

art class

Ink Wash Painting Art History near Tokyo

21 reviews
Check local COVID-19 related recommendations or restrictions before booking. In-person Airbnb Experiences are available in this region. Please review and follow local COVID-19 related recommendations or restrictions.
Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Includes
Food, Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English, Japanese

What you'll do

*If you prefer any dates other than the dates available on the calendar, please send me a message. I will welcome you at JR Higashi-Omiya station and take you to an art studio in a Japanese-style tatami room. I will serve you a cup of tea and little crackers or sweets. With a video presentation, I'll give a lecture on the art materials, art history, basic techniques of Sumie / Suibokuga / Japanese Ink Wash Painting. Then I'll teach you the authentic techniques of Sumie and you'll paint an eggplant and a pine tree - a lucky motif in Japan. If you would like to paint other motifs, please let me know in advance. If you join my class more than once, I will prepare different motifs each time. I'll also teach you how to write your name in Japanese, so you can sign on your artwork. I would love to share information about art supply shops and interesting museums in Tokyo. Around the studio and on the way to the 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. Thank you.

Your host

Learn more about Tamayo

Tamayo

My passion is to spread the love for Japanese art. I studied art history in Tokyo and London 20 years ago. I was enchanted with a 14th-century Zen monk painter, and began training under a master. I have collaborated with fashion brands, had solo shows in Germany and the United States, and performed on stages. My Sumi-e class was featured in a magazine and I appeared on TV as an art commentator. https://www.tamayosamejima.com/ Instagram @tamayoatlier

What's included

Food
Snacks or sweets
Drinks
Japanese barley tea
Equipment
Paint materials rental Sample painting copies, Sumi-e brushes, ink stone, Sumi ink stick, Japanese handmade Washi paper, and…

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Where you'll be

You'll ride the JR Utsunomiya Local Train from Tokyo, Ueno, Shibuya, Shinjuku, Ikebukuro, and so on. Please get off the train at Higashi-Omiya Station, go out the ticket gate, turn left—West Exit, and go down the stairs. I will see you at the bottom of the stairs. We'll take a three-minute walk to the art studio in a Japanese-style tatami room.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 5 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

If you prefer motifs other than a pine tree, let me know in advance. If you prefer any dates or times other than dates available on the calendar, please let me know. I also have regular classes in Tokyo. Please search tamayosamejima to find it out.

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Tamayo
Ink Wash Painting Art History near Tokyo
21 reviews
$39/person
21 reviews
$39/person