Dyeing Workshops

Summary

We can offer captivating in-person workshops. Let's immerse yourself in the art of Japanese dyeing, guided and organized by renowned and beloved professionals who are celebrated throughout Japan. 
The workshop will be held at our studio located in Asakusa, in the heart of Tokyo, where every "color" tells a story of tradition and innovation.
Please notify us through this Form before your trip to Japan, if you are interested. 
If there are one or two participants, a total participation fee of 40,000 JPY will be charged but the following discounts are available for large groups of participants; 5-7 students: 15% OFF, 8 or more: 25% OFF


Courses and Prices

1. Basic four courses

Duration: 3 hours
Price: 13,000 JPY / person (If 8 ppl, 9000 JPY / person)
Schedule: Monday, Saturday, Sunday

1-1 Ai-Zuri



Recommended for people who…
・are keen on Ukiyo-e or Japanese pictures
・are interested in indigo dyeing
・has children interested in foreign arts

In this workshop, you'll make an Ukiyo-e Tenugui with indigo pigments. Please check out this detailed explanation, if you are interested.

1-2 Yuzen - Basic



Recommended for people who…

・want to learn how to use Tsutsu cone 
・are looking to learn history and methods of Yuzen
・hope to see super-famous Kimono craftsman

In this workshop, you'll make Yuzen handkerchief with Nori-Tsutsu cone. Please check out this detailed explanation, if you are interested.

1-3 Hikizome - Basic



Recommended for people who…
hope to learn how to use Hikibake or Aibana liquid
・want to make beautiful blurred patterns
・are interested in botanical dyes

In this workshop, you'll make Hikizome Tenugui and use Japanese botanical dyes. Please check out this detailed explanation, if you are interested.

1-4 Paste resist and Washi dyeing 



Recommended for people who…
want to know how to make rice paste resist
are interested in Katazome or Washi
・try to make Washi with beautiful Japanese landscape

Of course, you can apply the method to normal fabric.

 

2. Intensive three courses

Duration: 6 hours
Price: 20,000 JPY / person (If 8 ppl, 15000 JPY / person)
Schedule: Friday, Saturday, Sunday

2-1 Botanical Katazome

 

Recommended for people who…
are looking to learn how to use Surikomi brushes
are interested in botanical dyes very much
・want to see the pioneer of Japanese style botanical dyeing

In this workshop, you'll extract the dyes from the Japanese seasonal plants and dye the cloth with Surikomi Katazome. Please check out this detailed explanation, if you are interested.

2-2 Hikizome - Intensive 



Recommended for people who…

・hope to learn the process of Tenugui
・are looking to widen your expression of art
・are professional dyers or artists

We're now preparing this workshop!


2-3 Kimono design 



Recommended for people who…
・are interested in the history of Kimono
・want to create your own Kimono design
・are professional designers

We're now preparing this workshop!


 

Notes

Prices include all costs such as taxes and materials. Please note that bookings for one or two people may be cancelled. The cancellation policy will be communicated at the time of booking. We would like you to book at least three weeks before your trip.

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    1-5-1 kaminarimon,taitou-ku,Tokyo,111-0034,Japan

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