Tag: Japanese Arts

 
  • 12 Best Books for Learning to Draw Manga

    12 Best Books for Learning to Draw Manga

    No artistic telnet? No prior experience in drawing manga? No idea where to start? This post here today is going to reveal the top manga drawing books for you.   Manga is an incredibly popular drawing style. It’s the style used not just for manga comic books, but also anime […]

     
     
  • 7 Famous Traditional Crafts of Tohoku

    7 Famous Traditional Crafts of Tohoku

    The whole Tohoku region is breathtakingly an awesome place to discover that comprises six prefectures Aomori, Akita, Fukushima, Iwate, Miyagi, and Yamagata. Tohoku’s wonderful unique outdoor nature, local cuisines, glorious history, and impressive ancient crafts have always mystified me with pleasure. Many of the great artisans in the region have […]

     
     
  • Kokeshi: Traditional  Japanese Dolls from Tohoku

    Kokeshi: Traditional Japanese Dolls from Tohoku

    Before getting insight into Kokeshi, first I would like to praise its birthplace called Tohoku. It is a charm area, don’t you think so? Blessed with abundance of beautiful nature, Tohoku has become one of the places in Japan that foreign visitors don’t hesitate to admire its utmost beauty. It […]

     
     
  • Japanese Calligraphy (Shodo)

    Japanese Calligraphy (Shodo)

    Japanese calligraphy (shodo – the way of writing) is a fine art of expressing the beauty of Japanese syllabaries (Kana). Different styles of traditional Japanese calligraphy can be found that have been practicing by the calligraphy masters, especially in Japan. An artist follows different techniques and uses tools to make […]

     
     
  • Japanese Gardens – History, Types, Elements, and More

    Japanese Gardens – History, Types, Elements, and More

    Traditional Japanese garden is considered one of the most important elements of Japanese art. Each type of traditional gardens has their own style of beauty. In Japan, visiting a traditional Japanese garden is a must-do activity along with exploring Castles, Museums, Temples and Shrines. There is a list of historic […]

     
     
 
 

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