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Would you like to create your own teapots set for your ceremony?

You will be guided step by step to make your own teapot with Japanese traditional wooden mould.

You hold your own teacups filled with warm tea from your handmade teapot.

 

About Kigato Banko Yaki technique

This craft, using a special puzzled wooden mould to make tea pots, was invented 190 years ago by a Japanese craftsman Yusetsu Mori (1808-1882). Yusetsu applied the puzzled wood mould technique to make teapots for green tea ceremonies - the technique was once used to make Japanese paper bamboo lamps. In Kigata Banko Yaki, a piece of high quality thinly pressed clay is wrapped around the wooden form, with a layer of Japanese special Kakishibu paper (柿渋紙, made from persimmon juice).

Haruka: 'As the 9th generation successor of the Kigata Banko Yaki, I strive to protect and perpetuate this special technique, and to show and publicise it to the world. In addition to the typical patterns of tea pots in Japanese style, I add creative elements. In doing so, I bring an age-old tradition to today. 

One day workshop 

What you get is: To create a teapot and two cups. And Japanese lunch.

  • Japanese handmade Vegetarian lunch will be served during workshop. The recipe of this lunch is created based on idea of Yakuzen and macrobiotic.

  • Tea, coffee and are included.

  • Material , firing and glazing are included.

  • After 2-3 weeks, teapot can be picked up at studio. If you want it to be sent to your address, the sending cost will be charged extra.

Date ​​

  • 29th January Sunday 2023 10:30-16:00 Fully booked 

  • 12th February Sunday 2023 10:30-16:00 Fully booked

  • 12th March Sunday 2023 10:30-16:00 Fully booked

  • 17th March Friday 2023 10:30-16:00 Fully booked

  • 9th April Sunday 2023 10:30-16:00 (one more place)

  • 11th June Sunday 2023 10:30-16:00 Fully booked

 

 

 

 

 

<Workshop Schedule>

10:15 Welcome

10:30 Start workshop

13:15-13:45 Lunch pause

13:45-16:00 Workshop

<To bring>•Theedoek (to dry your hand etc.) •Apron (if you have) •Clay tools-spatula (if you have) •Scissors

We use porcelain clay to make teapots and cups.

If you would like to create more than two cups, it costs 5 euro per cup to be glazed and fired. It takes about 3-4 weeks to be finished the firing. When it finished, I will contact you and we can make new appoint

Time  10:30-16:00 (5.5hours)

One day Kigata Banko Ceramic Workshop

Price 195 euro 

*If you are more than four people, please chose preferred date and contact me by email.

*Sorry, now it's fully book. Please resister waiting list
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Kigata Banko Teapot 
Ceramic Workshop
ONE DAY

Using puzzled wooden mould to create your own teapot and cups.

One day workshop 

What you get is: To create a teapot and two cups. And Japanese vegetarian lunch.

  • Japanese homemade Vegetarian lunch will be served during workshop. The recipe of this lunch is created based on the idea of Yakuzen and macrobiotic.

  • Tea, coffee and are included.

  • Material , firing and glazing are included.

 

 

Time  10:30-16:00

One day Kigata Banko Ceramic Workshop

Date ​

  • 29th January Sunday 2023 10:30-16:00 Fully booked(waiting list)

  • 12th February Sunday 2023 10:30-16:00 Fully booked(waiting list​)

  • 12th March Sunday 2023 10:30-16:00 Fully booked(waiting list​)

  • 17th March Friday 2023 10:30-16:00 Fully booked(waiting list​)

  • 9th April Sunday 2023 10:30-16:00 Fully booked (one more place)

  • 11th June Sunday 2023 10:30-16:00 Fully booked(waiting list​)

Place: Overscheenseweg 5, Naarden

Price 195 euro 

*If you have had workshop before, 10 euro discount. Please mention which workshop you took.

*Age 13-18 years old, 20 euro discount.

*If you are more than four people, please chose preferred date and contact me by email.

Haruka Matsuo

JAPANESE ARTIST HARUKA MATSUO IS THE ONLY PERSON IN THE NETHERLANDS WHO KNOWS THE TRADITIONAL KIGATA BANKO TECHNIQUE. AN AGE-OLD KNOWLEDGE THAT SHE LIKES TO SHARE DURING HER WORKSHOPS AND CONNECTING TEA CEREMONIES.

Artist Haruka Matsuo was born in Tokyo, Japan and grew up in Mie Ken (三重県)

Japan. Both her parents are artists. As the ninth-generaI successor of the traditional Japanese craft "Kigata Banko Yaki (木型萬古焼)", Haruka earned an MA in sculpture from Kyoto City University of the Arts and a BA in textile from De Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam.

In 's Gravenland, the Netherlands, Haruka has a garden where she grows flowers and plants to make her own tea for tea ceremonies in the near future. This is in memory of the tsunami on 11 March 2011 in Japan, to help people remember that after an earthquake everything is really gone. And that we all have a responsibility to take good care of the soil.

Japanese teapot workshop Kigata Banko
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Coming up workshop will be informed by Instagram and News letter.

Overscheenseweg 5, Naarden the Netherlands

harukamatsuo@hotmail.com  |  Tel: +31 6 39266956

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