With the guidance of a kind calligraphy instructor, you will learn the history of kanji from China and the history of hiragana and katakana which are made from kanji. It is also important to know how to hold the brush and the posture when writing. You will practice handwriting on a calligraphy paper with a brush. You can practice a lot at will.
After practicing the foundation of vertical and horizontal lines like 一, 川 (one, river), next you will challenge your favorite kanji character. Positive feelings such as 愛(love), 福(fortune) and 幸(happiness) are popular.
Finally, from the origin and pronunciation of the name, you will get to know the kanji of your name and finish your work. Please enjoy your writing freely. Commemorative photo shooting calligraphy can be done in a traditional Japanese style room! ※ The staff will assist you to shoot a few photos with your camera.
We practice Shodo on tatami mats, but there are zabutons (cushions) for Seiza sitting so please relax even if you are not good at sitting straight on the tatami.
You will experience:
• Create fantastic memories of your trip to Japan
• Opportunities for taking photographs will be highlighted throughout
• Special experience of Japanese culture
• Enjoyable experience with children
• Learning about the history of Japanese culture