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Designing Your Lucky Character with a Brush Pen Experience in Fukuoka

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USD 59.07
2 travellers
What to Expect
With this experience you will be able to learn of the art of Shodo (Japanese calligraphy) and create your very own Japanese character with special luck design on to a postcard to sent back home!

By using the brush pen, it is easy to create a postcard with your Japanese character design even as a beginner.

The way of writing happily, expressing feelings of calling on and inviting luck, is based on the psychology of handwriting will be explained to you. Using this special technique, you will surely create a beautiful piece of calligraphy art that you can show off to your friends and family!

What to expect for this experience!

1. Explanation about Joyful calligraphy

2. Warming-up exercises

3. Getting to know the brush pen workshop

4. How to express a Japanese theme

5. Writing freely on a postcard without a pattern

6. Sharing your work with everybody

7. Presentation and explanation of the pattern (how to invite luck by writing)

8. Individual practice and writing a clean copy

9. Sharing and comparing the first and second work with the group

In Shodo, "the way of writing", you will learn the art of writing beautiful Kanji characters.

Particular emphasis is placed on the shades of the ink, the movemnet of the wring brush and the combination of the strokes.

It is also practiced to cultivate one's inner self and bring peace to oneself.

Joyfull calligraphy teacher: Taki

Living in Fukuoka. Graphic designer, illustrator. Well versed in the art of creating designs to bring written Japanese characters to life. Living according to the Macrobiotic diet since 1999. Started the school of Joyfull Calligraphy, working with the brush pen, in Osaka in 2012 after studying the psychology of handwriting. The school was also established in Tokyo later on. Currently offering 12 courses per month in 9 different places within Fukuoka prefecture.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Departure Time
12:00 AM
  • Experience fee
  • Brush pen rental
  • Pattern
  • Paper for clean copy
  • Postcard
  • Hotel Pick up and Drop Off
  • Food and Beverage
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • You will be writing with ink, so dress accordingly.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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