Sumi-e Japanese Ink Painting

Japanese sumi-e is the traditional art of brush and ink painting.

Students learn techniques for different brush strokes, first in traditional black ink and then in color.

Create beautiful works for your home or as gifts while deepening your appreciation for Japan’s traditional arts.

Students also have the chance to exhibit their work a New Year kakizome show.

Instructor: Suiko Ohta
Suiko is from a family of traditional painters. She studied in Switzerland and the United States and has taught traditional Japanese painting for more than 30 years. Her mother, Shoko, taught at the Club and foreign embassies for more than 60 years.


  • Tue
  • Feb 5,12,26 | Mar 5,12 | Apr 9,16, 23 | May 7,14
  • 9–11am or 11am–1pm
  • Toko Shinoda & Yukiko Maki Classrooms
  • Class Fee: ¥54,540
  • Materials fee: Beginner’s set from ¥16,490 to ¥22,560
  • Cancellation deadline: Jan 29
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