Tag: Japanese Arts

 
  • 10 Best Books for Learning to Draw Manga

    10 Best Books for Learning to Draw Manga

    Manga is an incredibly popular drawing style. It’s the style used not just for manga comic books, but also anime and a number of mascots. It’s a simple, distinctive, and pleasing style that leaves a lot of room for creativity and experimentation. However, before you can start experimenting with your […]

     
     
  • 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 beauty, and indeed they are very popular thing to explore in Japan! There is a list of historic Japanese gardens can be found across the country, especially in […]

     
     
  • Kirigami Pentagon Base | Easy DIY Craft Project

    Kirigami Pentagon Base | Easy DIY Craft Project

    If you are familiar with origami then I assume you have heard about making origami pentagon base out of a square paper. Anyway, have you ever heard of the word Kirigami Pentagon Base? Well, today here, I will teach you how to make Kirigami pentagon base. It is a very […]

     
     
  • Origami: The Japanese Art of Paper Folding

    Origami: The Japanese Art of Paper Folding

    Origami is a traditional Japanese art of making different beautiful creature by folding a piece of paper. People of Japan know how to worship and respect this art that has been practicing by the numerous unknown artists from a long time ago. Origami is fun to learn, this is what […]

     
     
  • Difference Between Kimono and Yukata | Japan Fashion

    Difference Between Kimono and Yukata | Japan Fashion

    In Japan, traditionally Kimono and Yukata both are worn for different occasions. They simply look alike to you if you are not that much familiar with Japanese culture but the real scenario says that they are not as same as you think of. Japanese Kimono and Yukata are very famous […]

     
     
  • Kirigami: The Japanese Art of Folding and Cutting Paper

    Kirigami: The Japanese Art of Folding and Cutting Paper

    What is Kirigami? I could define this way, kirigami is symmetrical and an art of folding paper which is cut by scissors to make flower, paper doll, paper snowflake and other designs. It is quite similar to Origami (Folded paper) and seen as one of Japanese traditional arts that has […]

     
     
  • Furoshiki: Traditional Japanese Wrapping Cloth

    Furoshiki: Traditional Japanese Wrapping Cloth

    Furoshiki is a Japanese traditional wrapping cloth that is eco-friendly and mostly used for wrapping gift, carrying goods or just as a décor accessory. The word Furoshiki comes from two different words, they are “Furo” and “Shiki” meaning “Bath” and “To Spread”. During the Edo period people used Furoshiki as […]

     
     
 
 

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