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Calligraphy Workshop

When: Tue., July 7, 6 p.m. 2009

In this workshop, you will learn the basics of Japanese calligraphy. Whether you are fluent in Japanese, or know just a handful of characters, the class will start from the very beginning. You will learn proper brush and ink dipping techniques, and will learn how to write Japanese characters for words such as summer, festival and fireworks. The goal of the workshop, is to expose yourself to the fundamental techniques of Japanese calligraphy, so that you may find your own unique style and means of artistic expression. At the conclusion of the workshop, you will have an opportunity to create a finished piece of work on a Japanese paper fan in celebration of the Tanabata (Star Festival). $15 Members/ $20 Non-Members (All Materials included) Class limited to 10. 20 N. Clark Street, Suite 750.

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