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Kyoto Home Visit - Calligraphy
Writing and calligraphy in Japan is an art form in its own right. With roots in china, the characters came to Japan well over a thousand years ago. This lesson will teach you the complex skills of calligraphy and let you try some writing yourself.
You will be met at your hotel by your local guide who will also help with any interpretations with your instructor. You will travel by taxi to a local townhouse, where you will meet a master in the art of calligraphy and learn a little about its history and origins. You will be shown the technique of pen or brush skills before getting the chance to practice and produce your own work, which you may of course keep as a souvenir of your experience.
After the lesson, your guide arrange a taxi and accompany you back to your hotel.
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