Ai-Zuri workshop

Summary

Duration: 3 hours (AM/PM)
Price: 12,000 JPY / person
Teacher: Morito Yamazaki

Do you know Ai-Zuri? This is a way of Ukiyo-e which uses indigo pigments. The specialty of Ai-Zuri is that it can express the landscapes or vividness of people through only the depth of indigo color. This is Ai-Zuri-e made by our teacher Mr Yamazaki.



 

Teacher - Morito Yamazaki

Mr. Yamazaki  is a professional botanical dyer and owner of a dyeing studio called "Kusakiya" located in Gunma prefecture. His grandfather was famous as a dyer who revived botanical dyeing in Japan and his Katazome works are very popular in Japan. If you are interested, please notify us through this Google Form.



 

Schedule

50 min - Introduction and Lecture
・Learning what is and the history of Ukiyo-e and Ai-Zuri
・Making Gojiru (Soy juice) and Indigo pigments liquid
・Explaining how to use the tools

90 min - Workshop
・Making Ukiyo-e with this Surikomibake and stencils
・Explaining how to use Surikomibake

40 min -  Feedback and ending
・Let's take a picture with your Ukiyo-e
・Q&A session

If you are interested, please notify us through this Google Form.

  • AIKUMA SENRYO CO., LTD.

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

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