Workshops Washi: Japanese Paper Making
During these workshops you will learn about the art and tradition of making “washi,” Japanese paper. You will make this beautiful paper yourself under guidance of a Japanese washi-master: Natsuko Ogiwara, from Nagano, Japan.
During the basic course you will get an overview of the tradition and process of Japanese mulberry paper making. You will make Japanese mulberry paper on postcard size and A5 size using a prepared pulp solution.
During the full course you will learn about the history, tradition and art of Japanese paper making. The full process of Japanese mulberry paper making will be explained in detail and you will execute some of the most interesting steps yourself, like cleaning the bark, pounding the fibres and preparing the paper pulp solution. Plus, of course, make your own Japanese paper with “Nagashizuki”(dipping and rocking method).
These workshops are English spoken and suitable for both beginner and advanced paper makers.
Guest teacher: Natsuko Ogiwara
Basic course March 9 2024, June 2, 2024
Full course: April 20 (fully booked) 2024 and May 25 2024
Only May 25 available
Please feel free to ask for another course date or to make inquiries for a private course, when you are with a group of minimum 3 people.