Sumi-e (Japanese ink painting) Workshop Part 4: "White Plum Blossom" with Akemi Lucas


Regular price £25.00

Sumi-e (Japanese Ink Painting) workshop "White Plum Blossom"

Date: 6th February 2021, Saturday

Time: 10:30-12:30 (2 hours lesson,10 minutes break in between)

Instructor's profileAkemi Lucas

Online tool:  ZOOM (link will be sent to you after your purchase**)

Ticket Price:

  • £25 - Single person ticket
  • £40 - Family ticket (Family ticket allows up to 2 people to participate with 1 access)

Ticket sales will close at 5pm on 5th February 2021, Friday.

Ticket with calligraphy equipment set:

  • £35 - Single person ticket with 1 thin brush set
  • £77 - Single person ticket with 1 full calligraphy equipment set
  • £50 - Family ticket with 1 thin brush set
  • £92 - Family ticket with 1 full calligraphy equipment set

(Incl. first class shipping fee inside the mainland UK. Please see below for equipment details and the photo.)

Ticket with a brush or calligraphy equipment set sales will close on 31st January 2021, Sunday.

Precautions: Over 15 years old

Please read the Terms carefully and make sure that you understand them before you submit your form.

**If you don't receive any information one day before the class, please send an email here:

* image of instructions you'll practice at workshop

Workshop plan

Please be prepared 10 minutes before the workshop starts.

  1. Greeting
  2. Warm-up exercises
  3. Introduction of brush techniques-Tree trunk, twigs, flower petals, buds, stem and the moon
    (10min break time)
  4. Layout and ink control
  5. Order of painting
  6. Completing artworks
  7. Q&A time

Akemi will assess your work for comments by sending your work through HYPER JAPAN after the workshop.

* Image of Akemi's students for online and on-site workshops

Equipment needed for the class

Please prepare this equipment by yourself before the workshop starts.

  1. 2 Brushes (Japanese Calligraphy Brushes - 1 x thick and 1 x thin brush - or watercolour paint brush)
  2. Ink: Black calligraphy ink ( or black watercolour ink)
  3. Paper: Calligraphy - Hanshi – paper, roughly 30 papers ( or packing papers)
  4. Three small plates for ink
  5. Cloth (Felt): put under the paper.
  6. Paperweight (or anything heavy to put on the paper or Washi paper to fix)
  7. Water for washing brush & diluting ink ( water in a jam jar )
  8. Some Kitchen towel or tissue papers
  9. Old (tooth) brush & a mesh net/strainer or skimmer spoon ( for the Moon effect)
  10. Card board ( or thick paper ), pencil and scissor ( for the shape of the moon) 

* Image of equipment you will need for the workshop

💫 Details of full calligraphy equipment set for sale

  1. 1 x Calligraphy - Hanshi - Paper set (contains 100 pieces)
  2. 1 x Black Calligraphy Ink bottle
  3. 1 x Cloth (Felt) to put under the paper
  4. 1 x Brush (Thick) : Koshu Original - pictured in the main calligraphy set on left
  5. 1 x Brush (Thin): pictured below right - only one available colour will be included.

* Image of calligraphy equipment set for sale ( Calligraphy equipment set will be sent to you by the instructor directly. Colour of brush may vary.)

💫 Details of thin brush for sale

One of the thin brush pictured below will be sent to you. ( Colour of brush may vary and a brush will be sent to you directly by the instructor.)