Courses and Workshops

 

Online lessons are available. Please contact Koshu for details.

Details of workshops  : Please look at the page “Upcoming events”

Online Sumi painting course on Domestika is launched now :

https://www.domestika.org/en/courses/2174-introduction-to-sumi-e-painting/koshujapaneseart

<COURSES >

 

1. 毛筆 Brush Calligraphy (5 Different Styles) (option for grading)
2. 硬筆 Pen Calligraphy (5 Different Styles) (option for grading)
3. 揮毫 Advanced Calligraphy (Certificate forms)
4. 墨絵 Brush Painting (sumi-painting)
5. 篆刻 Seal Making (designing and carving)

 

<Regular Class Fee>

Adults for 2 hours : £20.00 per lesson

Students for 2 hours : £18.00 per lesson

Children for 1 hour : £9.00 per lesson

 

<One day workshop: calligraphy, sumi-painting, or seal making >

Adults for 4 hours : £45.00

Children for 2 hours : £18.00

Children for 3 hours (seal making course) : £25.00

* extra cost of stone (£3-£6) for seal making

 

* Requests are very welcome

For details of upcoming workshops, please visit the “Events” – “Upcoming Events” page.

Camberley Class / Online Class (Every week)

 

Monday Adults 10:00-12:00

Monday Adults 14:00-16:00 (currently no class)

Monday Children. 17:00-18:00

Monday Students/Adults 19:00-21:00

Tuesday Adults 10:00-12:00

Wednesday Adults 19:30-21:30

Thursday Adults 10:00-12:00

Thursday Adults 14:00-16:00

Thursday Students 18:00-19:00

Thursday Adults 19:30-21:30

Saturday Adults 14:00-16:00

Sunday Adults. 09;30-11:30 (every two weeks)

Caterham Class

Caterham United Reformed Church, Room 4

Harestone Hill, Caterham, Surrey, CR3 6SX

Tuesday Adults    15:30-17:30

Class

 Course 1, brush calligraphy

for adults

(Camberley & Caterham)

Regular calligraphy classes, 2 hours long, taking place every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday in Camberley, and every Tuesday in Caterham.  Each student works at their own pace to learn up to 5 different writing styles.  From time to time, working on their own projects with their chosen words and paintings.

Course 1, brush calligraphy

for children

(Camberley)

Regular calligraphy classes for students 6 to 15 years old, 50 minutes long, taking place every Monday and Thursday in Camberley. Each student begins with the basic techniques and works at their own pace. Every three months or so, they work for their own projects with their chosen words and paintings.

 

Course 2, pen calligraphy

for adults

(Camberley & Caterham)

Regular pen writing classes, taking place every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday in Camberley, and every Tuesday in Caterham.  Students learn 5 different writing styles, used in brush calligraphy.

 

Course 3, advanced Calligraphy for adults

Certificate writing

A course specialised for writing certificate forms, for advanced students who have achieved 5 different writing styles.  Students learn the specific techniques and different layouts for different certificate forms.

 

Grading challenge,

for brush and pen calligraphy

Students undertaking courses 1 or 2 have an option to take part in grading after registering at the Bunka Shodo Gakkai in Tokyo in Japan. If students pass the 3rd Dan grading, they become qualified as either a calligraphy/ pen-writing teacher.

 

Course 4, sumi-painting workshop for adults

(Camberley and Caterham)

Workshops for sumi-painting are arranged monthly in Camberley and every few months in Caterham. The subject of the paintings and the date can be requested. The workshop lasts around 4 hours, and equipment is provided if required. The course is available for students of any ability.

Course 5, seal-making workshop

for adults

 (Camberley) 

Workshops for seal making are arranged monthly in Camberley, and last for 4-5 hours. The date of the workshop can be requested. This course involves designing and carving your own seal. Each class has a maximum of 5 students.

Holiday workshops for children

(Camberley)

Kids workshops can be arranged during the holidays, for 6-16 years old, with a maximum of 6 students per class. For brush calligraphy, pen calligraphy, and sumi-painting, the workshops last 2 hours. For seal making, the workshop lasts 3 hours.

 

Workshop in requested location

(Calligraphy, Sumi-painting, & Seal making)

Workshops can be arranged in requested location, events, or schools with a minimum of five students. This can be for calligraphy, sumi-painting or seal making.

 

Sumi- painting online course

By Domestika

Koshu’s Sumi painting online course for beginners is launched! Please look at the link : https://www.domestika.org/en/courses/2174-introduction-to-sumi-e-painting/koshujapaneseart

Basic Materials for Sale

  • A : Brush £14.00
  • B : Brush £22.00
  • C : Brush £12.00 (new one, different from the image)
  • D : Ink £6.00
  • E : Cloth with lines £3.80
  • F : Cloth Plain £2.00
  • G : Good papers (Gasen) 20 sheets £2.00
  • H : Practice papers 100 sheets £6.00
  • <Plus postage. please contact for details>