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Traditional Japanese Calligraphy

January 15, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Join us on an adventure to explore Japanese Calligraphy.  

Traditional Japanese Calligraphy  

Times: 9 am-10 am Watch Nori work!  

Workshop No.1 10:30 am-11am  

Workshop No.2 11:30 am-12 pm  

 Class Capacity: 10 max. Each session (adults are not included in the number) 

 Registration Link for guests: https://16116.blackbaudhosting.com/16116/Japanese-Calligraphy-15Jan2023 

 Synopsis: Starting with a brief breathing exercise, students will learn to identify some of the Chinese characters and calligraphy tools are known as the “Four treasures of calligraphy”. Students will also learn how to hold the calligraphy brush and experience writing some of the characters and take them home with their own final work of art. 

 About the Artist: Born in Nagoya, Japan, an international multi-media artist began painting at an early age. In 1997, after receiving a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Chubu University, he moved to California. He earned a master’s degree in studio arts from California State University, Los Angeles in 2004. Nori has been featured in numerous studio and commercial projects throughout Los Angeles including the Tokyo Olympics & Paralympics Opening Reception, LA Art Show, Westime Magazine, E3 the Electronic Entertainment Expo, and Anime Expo to name a few. He teaches calligraphy, Sumi-e, and Anime, and leads workshops in these traditional Japanese Arts at many area museums and institutions. He draws on his nationality, experiences in America, and love of Jazz & Hip-hop culture, architecture, dance, and nightlife as inspiration for his fine arts. 

Interested for more: Instagram @norishirasu, Website: NoriShirasu.Carbonmade.com 

Registration Required.


January 15, 2023
9:00 am - 10:00 am


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