Img-Sumi-e: Japanese Ink Painting Workshop Part 9 “Coloured Sunflower with ほほえみ-smile” with Akemi Lucas

Sumi-e: Japanese Ink Painting Workshop Part 9 “Coloured Sunflower with ほほえみ-smile” with Akemi Lucas

Get ready for HYPER JAPAN ONLINE 2021 a month of online events from the 9th of July to the 8th of August

We’re preparing to bring you authentic Japanese food, products, music, art, and the biggest gathering of Japanese fanatics in the UK. Keep up with the latest news by checking our regular posts on the website, social media, as well as subscribing to our newsletter and official YouTube channel. If you are interested in getting even closer to the action by performing or exhibiting, you can also take a look at the many different opportunities to become a part of this year’s event. We hope you’re looking forward to the return of HYPER JAPAN as much as we are!


Sumi-e: Japanese Ink Painting Workshop Part 9 “Coloured Sunflower with ほほえみ -  smile ” with Akemi Lucas

Date:  7th August 2021, Saturday

Time:  10:00-13:00 (3 hours lesson, 2 short breaks in between)

Online tool:  ZOOM (link will be sent to you after your purchase**)

Ticket Price:

  • £35 – Single person ticket
  • £55 – DUO ticket ( 2 person to join with 1 Zoom access )

Ticket with Calligraphy equipment set:

  • £53 – Single person ticket with 1 calligraphy hanshi paper set (incl. 120 pieces of 2 types of paper)- New Option!!
  • £66 – Single person ticket with a set of 2 brushes (1 x thick & 1 x thin)
  • £91- Single person ticket with 1 full calligraphy equipment set - New Version!

            (Incl. first class shipping fee inside the mainland UK)


To join the workshop please purchase before 17:00 on 6th August 2021 (ticket sale with equipment will end at 17:00 on 28th July 2021)

<Workshop plan>
Please be prepared 10 minutes before the workshop starts.

  • Greeting & Explanation of the lesson plan
  • Warm-up exercises
  • Practice Hiragana “Ho ho e mi ほほえみ”
  • Introduction of brush techniques – stems, leaves, a centre head and ray flower petals.
  • (short break time)
  • Ink control
  • Order of painting and layout
  • Creating artworks in Sumi ( black ) first
  • (short break time)
  • Explaining how to use colours for petals and sepals
  • Completing artworks stems and leaves in Sumi, sepals & flower petals in orange and yellow. And writing Hiragana ‘Hohoemi”
  • Q&A

(finish workshop)

Instructor details:
Koshu Japanese Art : Akemi Lucas (雅号:紅秋)
Koshu is the identity of Akemi Lucas as a Japanese calligraphy master.  She was born in Japan and started learning calligraphy from the age of eight. Her distinct style of calligraphy builds on traditional skills, and further embodies of fusion of the ancient and the modern, the eastern and the western, and the before and the after. Currently, she is based in the UK as a Japanese artist, predominantly working on exhibitions, demonstrations, workshops, and commissions. Her latest calligraphy artworks were used in the 2019 Rugby World Cup and a multi-media advertising campaign for the main sponsor of the British Olympic team for the Tokyo Olympic Games.





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