Hanko Seal Carving (stamp making) Workshop with Junko Azukawa

19 May 2024
Sunday, 2pm - 4:30pm - Union Studio


Melbourne Art Class welcomes award-winning sumi-e (Japanese Ink) artist, Junko Azukawa to host a three hour Hanko Seal Carving workshop. Lovers of traditional Japanese art will be familiar with the red stamp or seal often seen on paintings or documents. This seal is used in place of a signature and forms an important part of traditional Japanese culture. 

$145

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Description


Level: Beginner
Ages: This course is designed for adults
Requirements: Hanko carving requires good reading eyesight and finger grip (bring your reading glasses!)

May Workshop * SOLD OUT *

  • Date: Sunday 19th May 2024
  • Time: 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Location: MAC Union Studio (Level 1, 85 Union Street, Armadale)
  • Course fee: $145 inc. GST

 

Melbourne Art Class welcomes award-winning sumi-e (Japanese Ink) artist, Junko Azukawa to host a two-half hour Hanko Seal Carving workshop.

Lovers of traditional Japanese art will be familiar with the red stamp or seal often seen on paintings or documents. This seal is used in place of a signature and forms an important part of traditional Japanese culture. In this workshop, students will learn about, design and carve their own Hanko stamp!

This workshop requires concentration, good reading eyesight (please bring your glasses if you need them) and finger grip, as participants will be carving a small stone with a small chisel. All materials are provided, and workshop places are limited to ensure one-on-one tuition.

Junko is an award-winning artist. She has exhibited widely in Japan and Australia, and her work, Bamboo Grove and the dragonfly, is in the permanent collection at the National Gallery of Victoria.

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Sunday, 10am -1pm - Union Studio


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$145

Junko Azukawa (Japanese Ink, Sumi-e)

28 April 2024
Sunday, 2pm - 4:30pm - Union Studio


Melbourne Art Class welcomes award-winning sumi-e (Japanese Ink) artist, Junko Azukawa to host a 2.5-hour Japanese ink painting workshop. Sumi-e is the ancient art of Japanese brush painting. Traditionally, paintings feature subjects from nature, such as flowers and birds.


$145

Coming Soon

Japanese calligraphy Shodo with Junko Azukawa

30th June 2024
Sunday, 1:00pm - 3:30pm - Union Studio


In this Workshop, you will learn various brush techniques, calligraphy styles, stroke order and balance of Japanese characters as well as the history of calligraphy and the meaning of Japanese characters so you don't need to know any Japanese to begin.


$145

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Requirements


Hanko carving requires good reading eyesight and finger grip for intricate carving.