Can’t wait for the next Creative Meetups for Japanese (inspired) artists in Utrecht? Then join us for an immersive experience in the captivating art of Japanese Calligraphy in Nijmegen, taught by LANKA, on February 18, 2024, at 13:00 PM.
Japanese Calligraphy Event
Join us for a captivating afternoon of Japanese Calligraphy at Restaurant MIA in Nijmegen, on Sun Feb 18, 2024! Immerse yourself in the beauty of this traditional art form and explore the rich cultural heritage of Japan.
Under the guidance of skilled calligraphers, you’ll learn the fundamentals of brushwork and discover the art of creating graceful strokes and elegant characters. This hands-on experience will allow you to express your creativity and gain insight into the profound philosophy behind each stroke.
Whether you’re a beginner or have some experience, this event offers a wonderful opportunity to deepen your understanding of Japanese culture and aesthetics. Engage with like-minded individuals, share your artistic journey, and leave with a newfound appreciation for the art of Japanese Calligraphy.
Workshop program line up
1. Brief introduction of Japanese calligraphy
- Difference between Chinese and Japanese calligraphy.
- Knowledge of tools including how to use brush and ink, and demonstration of posture.
- Learn 8 basic strokes
- Practice drawing the character 永(the meaning:eternity/long)
- Express your creativity in drawing 永
Don’t miss out on this unique event! Secure your spot now and prepare to be captivated by the timeless beauty of Japanese Calligraphy. More information & reservations via EventBrite.
Japanese Calligraphy in Utrecht
Is Nijmegen too far or the 18th not convenient? Don’t worry! The Japan Fans also plan to organise various workshoks in shodo at the Japans Cultureel Centrum Utrecht. Nestled in the heart of Leidsche Rijn, this cultural haven invites enthusiasts to embark on a captivating journey into the art of Shodo, the ancient and revered practice of Japanese brush calligraphy. Under the guidance of skilled instructors, participants not only learn the intricate strokes and characters of this traditional art form but also gain profound insights into the rich cultural tapestry of Japan. The serene ambiance serves as the perfect backdrop for these workshops, fostering an atmosphere of creativity and connection with the essence of Japanese aesthetics. As you engage in the graceful dance of ink on paper, you not only refine your calligraphic skills but also deepen your appreciation for the cultural nuances that make Japan truly extraordinary. Keep an eye on our site and socials and/or mail Martine if you’d like to stay updated on future calligraphy workshops!