WHAT IS CHIGIRI-E?

Painting with Paper

“Chigiri” means to tear and “e” means picture. Chigiri-e is a centuries-old Japanese paper craft created with hand-dyed Washi paper. The unique fibrous texture of washi paper allows you to create beautiful artwork that almost looks like painting.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

  • Anyone looking for a new craft challenge
  • Chigiri-e beginners who want a complete step-by-step guide.
  • Chigiri-e beginners who want to learn in-depth techniques from a Chigiri-e Instructor
  • Chigiri-e beginners who want to learn at their own pace in an online environment

WHY GET THE CHIGIRI-E COURSE?

Reason 1

Everything is included

From all the necessary tools and materials, to step-by-step video guides. This course includes everything you need to learn the craft of Chigiri-e.

Reason 2

Learn from the Master of Washi

Have a question along the way? Get advice from the Chigiri-e Instructor via online messaging. You’ll also receive detailed feedback on your assignments.

ABOUT THE CHIGIRI-E INSTRUCTOR

With a father who extensively collected Japanese Folk Art and a childhood surrounded by crafting tools and materials, Toshiko’s love for Chigiri-e was bound to happen. Captivated by the beauty of washi, Toshiko started creating all kinds of art with washi including paper sculptures.

Reason 3

6 projects, 6 times the fun!

From beginner to advanced, get ready to explore 6 different Chigiri-e projects. As you move along each one, you’ll learn new techniques and see yourself improve.

WHY ANNE LOVED THE CHIGIRI-E COURSE

“What I really loved about the Chigiri-e course was that I could learn at my own pace. As I went along each project, I learned new skills. Chigiri-e is relaxing, enjoyable, and creative. I encourage everyone to try it.”