Lacquer Art Atelier: Japanese Gold Leaf Decoration


24 March 2019 (Sunday)


11:00am – 1:00pm

03/24/2019 11:00 03/24/2019 13:00 Asia/Hong_Kong Lacquer Art Atelier: Japanese Gold Leaf Decoration DATE: 24 March 2019 (Sunday)
TIME: 11:00am – 1:00pm
S307, Staunton

S307, Staunton

Fee (HKD)

* HK$1,180 per person (HK$990 per person, before 10 March)


+852 2975 4410 /

Conducted by Japanese contemporary lacquer artist Shoko Tauruma, this two-hour workshop will feature “Haku-e” technique. It is one of the methods of Japanese lacquer art that decoration is achieved by the application of gold or silver leaf to motifs painted in urushi (natural lacquer).

Guest instructor and artist: Shoko Taurma

1/ Overview of Japanese decoration methods
2/ Introduction of tools and materials
3/ Demonstration of “Haku-e” techniques
4/ Design of patterns
5/ Urushi and gold leaf applications

Each participant will gain hands-on experience with urushi and gold leaf applications on a pair of chopsticks and a piece of chopsticks rest.

*The fee will cover all tools & materials for use at the class. Participant will take home a pair of chopsticks and a piece of chopsticks rest of your own design. Note: Natural lacquer may take time to dry under a certain level of humidity and temperature. It will take a week for your finished pieces to be ready for use.

How to register:
1. Please register via the online form:
2. An acknowledgement will be sent to confirm your registration and advise the payment methods.

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