Shodo Courses in JACCU

Shodo Courses in JACCU

JACCU, the Japanese Art & Culture Centre of Utrecht invited Lanka to teach Shodo, Japanese calligraphy in Utrecht.

Shodō Courses in Utrecht 

The lessons are about learning how to draw characters efficiently. Lanka’s lessons intend to show how you can express your own artistry through Shodō.

The course starts with the basics; knowledge of Japanese calligraphy tools, proper use of tools, posture, and attitude.  Lanka will teach you basic brushstrokes that are easy for beginners, so you do not need any prior experience or knowledge of the Japanese language.

Moreover, Lanka shows how to draw characters by using seasonal terms from the Japanese calendar, and a variety of seasonal greetings in Japan. Participants can also learn how to enjoy the seasons every month. These lessons also apply meditative methods that facilitate an inner peace.

Contact Lanka to sign up for her lessons!
lanka.jp.calligraphy@gmail.com

Course Information

The course runs on the first and third Thursday of every month.
Classes open when there are a minimum of 3 participants.
You can contact Lanka to sign up for our shodo courses anytime.

Dates for 2024:

  • January 4, 18
  • February 1, 15
  • March 7, 21
  • April 4, 18
  • May 2, 16
  • June 6, 20
  • July 4, 18
  • August 1, 15
  • September 5, 19
  • October 3, 17
  • November 7, 21
  • December 5, 19

Duration: 90 minutes (18:30 – 20:00)

Language: English or Japanese

Location: JACCU, Van Starkenborghhof 62, 3527HB UTRECHT

Course Capacity: 3-6 persons

Monthly fee: (2 lessons of 90 min) €79* (incl. 21% BTW)
Bi-monthly fee: (4 lessons of 90 min) €149* (incl. 21% BTW)
*(21% discount for under 21 yo)

Disclaimer:

  • All necessary tools are provided by the teacher.
  • If you are a beginner, please specify when you sign up. An introductory lesson will be provided for inexperienced coursiers.
  • You must complete the payment before the first Monday of the month you want to take the course. In case you start in the middle of the month, then you must complete the payment before the third Monday of the month.
JACCU workshop room

Contact Lanka to sign up for her lessons!
lanka.jp.calligraphy@gmail.com

Monthly Shodo Lessons in Den Haag

Monthly Shodo Lessons in Den Haag

Recognition of nature, seasons and yourself

Monthly lessons in Den Haag are designed for people who want to enjoy both seasons and the traditional Japanese art of calligraphy, Shodo [書道]. Lanka would love to introduce how Japanese people enjoy seasons through calligraphy, and the special terms and greetings that Japanese people use depending on the seasons.

In each lesson, you will learn how to draw characters efficiently. Lanka will teach the basics of Shodō for beginners step by step in the introductory lesson, so you do not need any prior experience or knowledge of the Japanese language. If you are very into the deep Japanese culture and language, these monthly lessons would be perfect for you.

All necessary tools are provided at the workshop. You just bring yourself and curiosity.

Course Information

These lessons are semi-private lessons that are limited to 2 students at a time.
Please reserve your spot by informing Lanka about your attendance in advance.
If you are a beginner, you will take an introductory lesson first.

Lesson Times:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

  • Morning Classes: 11:00 – 12:30
  • Evening Classes: 18:30 – 20:00

Saturday, Sunday

  • Afternoon Classes: 12:00 – 13:30

Location: Lanka’s atelier, Zoutmanstraat 4, 2518GP DEN HAAG

Pricing: €39* (incl. 21% BTW)
*21% discount for under 21 yo

Language: English or Japanese

Contact Lanka to sign up for a lesson and learn shodo in Den Haag!

lanka.jp.calligraphy@gmail.com

Shodo in Utrecht and Den Haag

Lanka is teaching at JACCU’s Shodō workshop in Manga & Japanese Culture Week, Bibliotheek Utrecht (Feb’22)

Contact Lanka to sign up for a lesson and learn shodo in Den Haag!

lanka.jp.calligraphy@gmail.com