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Traditional Shodo Calligraphy Lesson in Kyoto with an English-Speaking Teacher

 

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Description

Experience Zen in the monochromatic traditional Japanese art of shodo (calligraphy). Learn how to write kanji characters in a friendly environment and enjoy the meditative process of putting brush to paper and creating your own elegant works of art.

Cancellation Policy

  • Groups of 1-3 People: - Any cancellations made between 17:00 local time, 2 business days to 17:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount. - Any cancellations made after 17:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount. Groups of 4-6 People: - Any cancellations made between 17:00 local time, 4 business days to 17:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount. - Any cancellations made after 17:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

Activity Detail

Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:09-11-2018   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available Days:   Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Adult/Child (Age 6 & up) $72

Inclusion

  • Black ink
  • Japanese paper
  • Shodo tools
  • English-speaking instructor
  • Japanese-speaking instructor

Start Timings

  • 10:00,  16:00

Duration

  • 1 (hrs)

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • Pickup point: Ami Kyoto
    Location Address: 373-26 Horiike-cho, Higashiyama-ku Kyoto 605-0038
    From JR Kyoto Station
    By Train:
    Take the Karasuma Subway Line, transfer to the Tozai Line at Karasuma-Oike Station and get off at Higashiyama Station. The traditional townhouse where the class will be held is a 3-minute walk from Exit #1.
    By Bus
    Take Kyoto City Bus #5 and get off at Jingumichi Bus Stop. Alternatively, take the #100 bus and get off at Kyoto-kaikan Bijutsukan-mae Bus Stop.
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Restrictions

  • Children 6 years old and above can participate in this activity.

Additional Notes

  • Please make sure to arrive on time as the ending time for each workshop is fixed.

Schedule

Traditional Shodo Calligraphy Lesson in Kyoto with an English-Speaking Teacher
10:00:00 Check-in at Ami Kyoto

Day: Day1
Introduction to Shodo
Gain basic Japanese calligraphy knowledge as the teacher talks about the history and background of this traditional art.
Day: Day1
Calligraphy Demonstration
Learn the basic concepts of shodo through your teacher's demonstration as they explain the proper way to wield the brush and the balance of the lines and strokes.
Day: Day1
Calligraphy Time
Now, relax and give it a try yourself. The instructor will guide you in choosing the kanji characters you wish to write and give you tips on achieving balance and good composition.
Day: Day1
11:30:00 Check-out at Ami Kyoto

Day: Day1

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