Hand Painted Yuzen Dyeing Experience

Kyo Yuzen is one of the Japanese traditional dyeing technique. You will use the Kyo Yuzen sketch technique to illustrate a pattern on a 100% dyed silk stole. Several colors will be layered on top of each other making for a colorful design, soft feel and high-quality texture. Why not try making a one-of-a-kind original stole using this traditional Japanese method.

The instructor has been recognized from among the artisans engaged in creating traditional crafts, as designated by METI (Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry), as a “Traditional Craftsman” because of her commitment to maintaining a high level of quality. She will carefully explain the process in simple terms so that even the beginner can understand.
* Duration: 4 hours
* Starts: Nara, Japan
* Trip Category: Classes & Workshops >> Craft Classes




Kyo Yuzen is one of the Japanese traditional dyeing technique. You will use the Kyo Yuzen sketch technique to illustrate a pattern on a 100% dyed silk stole. Several colors will be layered on top of each other making for a colorful design, soft feel and high-quality texture. Why not try making a one-of-a-kind original stole using this traditional Japanese method.

The instructor has been recognized from among the artisans engaged in creating traditional crafts, as designated by METI (Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry), as a “Traditional Craftsman” because of her commitment to maintaining a high level of quality. She will carefully explain the process in simple terms so that even the beginner can understand.

Itinerary

Painting a pattern on a stole
(It is possible to bring the finished stole home the same day)

-Time: Approximately 4 hours
-Number of people: From two to four persons
-Instructor:Traditional Craftsman, Arisa Tomikawa (Hand Painted Kyo Yuzen)
-Lesson Contents
Explanation (approx. 15 min.)
Choose the cloth, pattern and colors for the stole (approx.30 min.)
Practice painting (approx. 20 min.)
Painting the stole (approx. 2 and a half hours)
Finishing (approx. 25 min.)