30 May '16, 12pm

Lacquer Painting in Yamaguchi pattaya

Lacquer Painting in Yamaguchi pattaya

Lacquer Painting in Yamaguchi 17 May, 2016 Ouchi-nuri, a traditional craft that has been around for hundreds of years, is the beautiful art of lacquer painting. Yamaguchi City is known for their Ouchi Dolls, which are wooden dolls that are elegantly painted with lacquer. While the dolls are the more traditional items, there are other beautifully lacquered items that are also functional, such as bowls and tea leaf containers. In Yamaguchi City, there is a place where you can experience lacquer painting by painting a set of chopsticks. I visited the Yamaguchi Furusato Heritage Center to paint my own pair of chopsticks and find out a little bit more about this wonderful craft. It was a great experience and while the instructor didn’t really speak much English, she demonstrated each step for me so I would know exactly what I needed to do. After I picked out my chopsticks, I go...

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