New Year Special Workshop (January 19, 2019)
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New Year Special Workshop (January 19, 2019)


WHEN: Saturday, January 19, 2019

TIME: 5:00pm - 7:00pm (+ 1 hour dinner time after workshop)

WHERE: Yama Cafe at 2007 E Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V5L 1T9


This is a New Year Special Edition Workshop which includes a special Japanese dinner provided by Yama Cafe. And we will be working on “Kakizome”, new year resolution writing at the end of the session.

During this 2-hour beginner workshop, we will go over the basics of Japanese calligraphy including:

  • How to hold and control the brush

  • The structure and meaning of Japanese characters

  • Basic brush techniques

  • The possibilities of sumi ink

  • Express yourself with the brush and ink


Everybody is welcome – no calligraphy experience or Japanese language skills are necessary. All supplies are included as rental, so no need to bring anything. Just bring yourself, curiosity and empty stomach!

Food Menu: Yama Cafe is providing a delicious pork belly + tuna tataki fish + vegetables rice bowl served with tea. You can find more about cafe here.


Tools Rental include:

Calligraphy brush Fude(筆)
Bottled Sumi ink (墨)
Ink well Suzuri(硯)
Felt fabric (下敷き)
Paperweight Bun-chin(文鎮)

* If you wish to purchase your own basic calligraphy tools and materials, please let Kisyuu know in advance.

Class fee is non-refundable and non-transferable to a different date.

This class will only take place if the minimum attendance number of 3 registrants are met.