Contemplative Mind Spontaneous Brush

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Contemplative Mind Spontaneous Brush

Explore the myriad uses of washi — dyeing, crumpling, pleating, and patterning from a place of calm and insight.

By The Japanese Paper Place

When and where

Date and time

Sat, Apr 29, 2023 10:00 AM - Sun, Apr 30, 2023 4:00 PM EDT


The Japanese Paper Place 103 The East Mall Unit #1 Toronto, ON M8Z 5X9 Canada

Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

  • 1 day 6 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Starting with short periods of guided meditation to relax and settle our minds, Heather Midori Yamada with then guide participants through two days of creative discovery. You will learn new brush techniques and mark-making methods, colour-mixing combinations in sumi, watercolour, and some acrylics. Final projects will include collage, patterning and layering washi, including an introduction to Heritage Washi.

All tools and materials will be provided.

The workshop will run from 10am to 4pm Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 April with a 30 minute break for lunch both days. Please bring your lunch. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to move.

About the organizer

The Japanesse Paper Place regularly offers both online and inperson workshops focused on using Japanese paper in various artistic and creative practices. Experienced artist-instructors will help you take your understanding of washi to the next level.