Welcome to my professional studio for Japanese Calligraphy (Shodo) in the heart of Kyoto City.
I am Chifumi, a professional Calligrapher. I was born and raised in Kyoto and for the past 35 years I’ve been teaching calligraphy.
In addition to teaching calligraphy, I also teach Japanese culture to people from around the world.
Let’s share an experience of Calligraphy!
2 hour Hanging Scroll and Hanko Course- Best for Adults
Hanko is red seal rubber stamp. In this course, you will make your own shikishi (traditional paper board) and hangind scroll. Then, you will stamp them with your own handmade hanko!
Price: ¥22,000 (tax included) per person. (Usually ¥28,000- Special Period Discount)
1 Hour Shikishi Course- Best for Families
Shikishi is traditional Japanese letter paper pasted on a beautiful paper board. In this course, you can make a shikishi board by yourself, or with your friend and family.
Price: ¥12,000 (tax included) per person. (Usually ¥15,000- Special Period Discount)
2 Hour Special Courses- Hanko, Sensu, or Sutra- Best for Focused Learning
Hanko is a red seal rubber stamp, sensu is a Japanese fan, and sutra is Buddhist scripture. You can choose one of the three courses for a more specialized experience.
Price: ¥20,000 (tax included) per person and per course.
6hr-3mo Short Term Study Abroad- No Visa
This course is best for those who have a longer stay and want deeper understanding of calligraphy. This course does not exceed 3 months, so a visa is not required.
Price for 6 hours: ¥70,000 (tax included) per person. Please visit the page for further pricing.
3mo-1yr Long Term Study Abroad- Visa
This course is best for those who have a longer stay and want deeper understanding of calligraphy. This course exceeds 3 months, so a visa is required.
Please visit the page for detailed pricing.