Sumi-e (Japanese ink painting) Workshop Part 8: "Coloured Hydrangea" with Akemi Lucas


Regular price £40.00

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

Date: 13th June 2021, Sunday

Time: 10:00-13:30 ( 3.5 hours lesson, 2 short breaks in between)

Instructor's profileAkemi Lucas

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

Ticket Price: 

  • £40 - Single person ticket

Ticket sales will close at 5pm on 11th June 2021, Friday.

Ticket with calligraphy equipment set (ONLY AVAILABLE FOR THE U.K. RESIDENTS): 

  • £ 58 - Single person ticket with 1 calligraphy Hanshi paper set ( incl. 120 pieces of 2 different types) - NEW OPTION!
  • £ 50 - Single person ticket with 1 thin brush 
  • £ 63 - Single person ticket with 1 thick brush: Koshu original
  • £ 71 -Single person ticket with a set of 2 brushes ( 1 x thin & 1 x thick)
  • £ 96 - Single person ticket with 1 full calligraphy equipment set - New version!

(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 6th June 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 black ink only and coloured images. (Colour of your choice from the suggested below)

Workshop plan

Please be prepared 10 minutes before the workshop starts.

  1. Greeting & Explanation of the lesson plan
  2. Warm-up exercises
  3. Introduction of brush techniques – stems, leaves, sepals and flower petals.
  4. (short break time)
  5. Layout and ink control
  6. Order of painting
  7. Creating art in Sumi black ink first
  8. (short break time)
  9. Explaining how to use colour for petals and sepals
  10. Completing artworks stems and leaves in Sumi, sepals & flower petals in a colour of your choice.
  11. Q&A time

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

* Image of Akemi's online workshops at HYPER JAPAN

Equipment needed for the class

Please prepare this equipment by yourself before the workshop starts.

  1. 2-3 brushes or more if you have (Japanese Calligraphy Brushes – 1 x thick and 1 x thin brush and 1 x very thin brush: ideally 0-2 size water colour brush – you could prepare other sized watercolour paint brushes for coloured works)
  2. Ink: Black calligraphy ink ( or black watercolour ink)
  3. Gansai Paint: white and other colours of your choice such as blue, purple etc. ( or 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 and Gansai paint which you can purchase from online retailers

💫 Details of Hanshi calligraphy paper set for sale - New Option!

  1. 1 x Practice calligraphy Hanshi paper set (contains 100 pieces)
  2. 1 x Gasenshi calligraphy paper set for your fair copy (contains 20 pieces)

These 2 types of made in Japan Hanshi paper are suitable for Sumi-e and Shodo work and hand picked by Akemi for your best practice and finishing your works.

Image of practice Hanshi paper on left and Gasenshi calligraphy paper on right – this set will be sent to you directly by the instructor.

💫 Details of full calligraphy equipment set for sale

  1. 1 x practice calligraphy - Hanshi - paper set (contains 100 pieces)
  2. 1 x Gasenshi calligraphy paper set for your fair copy (contains 20 pieces)
  3. 1 x Black Calligraphy Ink bottle
  4. 1 x Cloth (Felt) to put under the paper
  5. 1 x Brush (Thick) : Koshu Original - pictured in the main calligraphy set on left
  6. 1 x Brush (Thin): pictured below on further left. Only one 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 calligraphy brushes for sale

Pictured below is a set of 2 types of brushes for sale: 1 thin brush on right and 1 thick brush on left : Koshu original. The same type of brushes will be sent to you for other options which include brushes. Any brush will be sent to you directly by the instructor.