We provide In-depth Workshop and Tourist Workshop.

Workshop

In-depth Workshop

Traditional Washi Workshop Course

This course is 2 days or 3 days program given by Rogier himself to make and learn Washi paper in traditional way. This course is for the people who want to learn the process of traditional workshop, who want an experiecne of Japanese culture and who want Washi paper made by themselfs.

Contents of the workshop

In this course you will experience the whole process from fiber preparing to sheets drying in traditional way without using any chemicals nor machines.

  • Introcultion to washi paper making and fibers
  • Touring in studio and filed
  • Picking out debris
  • Fiber beating
  • Sheet forming
  • Pressing
  • Board drying

Please check the pictures below for your reference of our paper making.

Please check the blog about our In-depth Workshop by Ms.Karen Trask (Canadian artist). http://karentrask.com/presshome/kamikoya-papermaking/

Contents of the Course

This course briefly including everything required during your stay.

  • Workshop
  • Stay
  • Meals (Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch)
  • Tea break
  • Drying commission
  • Domestic sending fee of paper

Please check this page about the accommodation.
Breakfast is self-service.
Please make a contact when you don’t need meals or accommodation.

Price of the Course

One night stay, 6 hours workshop plan

*Price for one person, tax included*
Participate by 1 person: 47,000yen
Participate by 2 person: 34,600yen
Participate by 3 person: 32,500yen

Two night stay, 12 hours workshop plan

*Price for one person, tax included*
Participate by 1 person: 83,000yen
Participate by 2 person: 68,600yen
Participate by 3 person: 64,500yen

 

Customized Handmade Paper Workshop Course

We offer private customized workshops for professionals, artists, and anyone who is interested in learning paper making in more depth. The workshop is given by Rogier himself.

Rogier can assist you with following activities and more:

  • Classic paper making of tame-suki, nagasi-suki, and drying
  • Pulp-painting
  • Preparing the fibers such as steaming, cleaning and beating
  • Using the Hollander for cotton paper making
  • Making fusion mpaper from cotton and traditional fibers
  • Treating paper with shibu and konyaku
  • Crafting paper to make object such as lamps, wall paper, etc.

The Price of the workshop is going to be from 30,000yen to 40,000yen per a day. The price of accommodation is 9,000yen per person including meals.

Feel free to contact us for more information.

Photos

 

Tourist Workshop

In this workshop you will make original paper after a short explanation about traditional Japanese paper making. You will also pick some flowers or leaves from around Kamikoya to put them in your paper. The method of paper making is called Pulp-painting.

Please make a reservation.

Time required : About 2 hours

Size of paper : 25 * 40 (cm)

Price :

8,000 yen for 2 people

10,500 yen for 3 people

12,000 yen for 4 people

2,500 yen per person for more than 5 people

The paper will be dried naturally, and sent after a few days. Additional shipping charges for aboraod will apply.