【Outline】A new style of paper making that fits the contemporary lifestyle---KAMISUKI. Kamisuki is a method of paper making which you lay kozo bark fibers side-by-side and wait for them to dry up and become a paper. Based on that traditional method, a method called “paper making with a towel” was invented. Copying down the pile fabric of a towel to the paper, a distinct designed washi (Japanese paper) can be made. In this plan, you will make a small-sized LED washi candle using the towel washi paper.【Highlights】You will experience a real Japanese paper making from raw materials, kozo, in the rich natural surroundings located in NishitamaA professional Japanese paper maker will coach you as an instructorA unique method of paper making with a towelYou can make a stylish lamp shade with towel washi paperWashi candle created combining the lamp shade with a small LED lamp can be taken home on the very day.
You can write your name, your favorite characters, and designs on the Andon lantern and take the finished lantern home.The lantern you made will be good for yourself, or your friends or family as a souvenir.Anyone can easily experience it because you can draw on the washi paper placed flatly. ・You can experience lantern painting and lettering・The finished lantern can be taken home as a souvenir and used as a lighting apparatus・You can freely choose your favorite Washi paper from several kinds・You can freely take photos during the experience・Easily accessible from Asakusa! Please enjoy sightseeing after the experience!
You can write your name, your favorite characters, and designs on the Andon lantern and take the finished lantern home.The lantern you made will be good for yourself, or your friends or family as a souvenir.Anyone can easily experience it because you can draw on the washi paper placed flatly.・You can experience lantern painting and lettering・The finished lantern can be taken home as a souvenir and used as a lighting apparatus・You can freely choose your favorite Washi paper from several kinds・You can freely take photos during the experience・Easily accessible from Asakusa! Please enjoy sightseeing after the experience!
【OUTLINE】A new style of paper making that fits the urban lifestyle---KAMISUKI. You can experience a series of creating washi art, from preparing raw materials for paper to painting a picture without a brush. You will pour colored kozo (mulberry) fibers into a string-framed mold and create a picture. From children to adults---everyone can enjoy this new style of kamisuki.【Highlights】・You will experience a real Japanese paper making from raw materials, kozo, in the rich natural surroundings located in Nishitama・A professional Japanese paper maker will teach you a new technique of paper making different from existing methods・With an ample imagination, you will create your original washi art・You can draw a unique picture using the paper making method, without a brush・You can create a colorful washi paper by pouring colored kozo (mulberry) fibers into the frame.
Let's visit Ogawamachi to make your own Washi paper (traditional Japanese paper) and visit a historical sake brewery.
Dress up appropriately and visit the recreated Edo townscape. Boso no Mura is an Open Air Museum with a recreation of the townscape of Tokyo from 200 years ago. To help the time slip feel as real as possible, the museum offers costumes of ninja, samurai and town girls etc, for visitors to try on. Feel free to walk around the recreated Edo town, dressed as people from the Edo period, and take lots of photographs! You can also try candle making, washi painting and experience the traditional sado tea ceremony. Your otomo tour guide will always be there to translate for you. At the end of the tour, you will visit the famous gourmet location; Naritasan Omotesando Street, where you can try the local speciality; eel, a dish long loved by the locals.
This tour offers you a precious experience of Japanese craft making. You can enjoy 'Signiture stamp making', 'Paper making' and 'Rosary making' as well as historical temple visit. -Minimum number of travelers：2 people -Meeting point：Fuji Kyuko Kawaguchiko station **This tour is suitable for people who is lodging in Lake Kawaguchiko area.◆◆◆itenerary◆◆◆ Fuji Kyuko Kawaguchiko station(8:30dep)=Mt. Minobu Kuonji-temple(around 1 hour/Sightseeing with an English speaking guide)…Juzu shop(around 15 minutes/Enjoy 'Rosary making')＝Insho Shiryokan(around 1 hour/Enjoy 'Signiture stamp making')=Nakatomi Washi no Sato(around 2 hour including lunch break/Enjoy 'Paper making' to create a round fan)=Fuji Kyuko Kawaguchiko station(estimated 16:30arr)'=' stands for 'by vehicle' / '…' stands for 'by walk'NOTE: We will check the availability of the master of carving after receiving your booking request. For this reason, we may not be able to conduct this tour on your requested day.
【Outline】 &PAPERS is run by the studio producing paper-covered boxes, established 100 years ago in Kyoto. While following the tradition, they like to harmonize it with craftsmanship focusing on amusement for further development. In this workshop, you can make your notebook with the original paper from Kyoto. After the experience, enjoy shopping at the gift shop and have lunch or a light meal at the cafe in the studio.。【Highlights】1. Customize the covers, paper, ring, and clip as you like and create your notebook easy to use2. Have a name pressed on the cover to make it very original. A nice souvenir for your friend or family3. The original washi paper from Kyoto, carefully hand-printed at the Yuzen-print paper studio*Yuzen is a Japanese dyeing method for fabrics, popular with its colorful and refined patterns4. The covers made carefully by the craftsmen at the Kyoto studio, applying the traditional technique of creating paper-covered boxes