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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.

The Chigiri-e course includes:

  • 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.

*Finish all 6 assignments and get a course completion gift!

All the above for just

$310 $190

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.'