Sumi-e (Japanese ink painting) Workshop Part 5: "Coloured Cherry Blossom" with Akemi Lucas


Regular price £35.00

Sumi-e (Japanese Ink Painting) workshop "Coloured Cherry Blossom" with Akemi Lucas

Date: 13th March 2021, Saturday

Time: 10:00-13:00 ( 3 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: 

  • £35 - Single person ticket

Ticket sales will close at 5pm on 12th March 2021, Friday.

Ticket with calligraphy equipment set :

  • £ 45 - Single person ticket with 1 thin brush set
  • £ 87 - Single person 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 7th March 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:

* Images of instructions you'll practice at workshop. You will learn to draw both images.

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, buds, stem and flower petals.
    (10min break time)
  4. Layout and ink control
  5. Order of painting
  6. Creating artworks in Sumi (black ) first
  7. Explaining how to use colours for petals
  8. Completing artworks tree trunk in Sumi, flower petals in pink.
  9. 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. Gansai Paint: white and red ( or white and red water colour paint)
  4. Paper: Calligraphy - Hanshi – paper, roughly 30 papers ( or packing papers)
  5. Five small plates for ink
  6. Cloth (Felt): put under the paper.
  7. Paperweight (or anything heavy to put on the paper or Washi paper to fix)
  8. Water for washing brush & diluting ink ( water in a jam jar )
  9. Some Kitchen towel or tissue papers

* 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 on further left. 

* 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 directly by the instructor.