Japanese Kanji

Explore the art of Kanji  – the adopted Chinese characters used in the modern Japanese writing system, with CultureALL Ambassador Yoko Tanaka.

Workshop Description

Kanji are the adopted logographic Chinese characters used in the modern Japanese writing system. Yoko Tanaka, a Japanese interpreter and an employee of The Principal Financial Group will explain how kanji developed, illustrating the process by using words that represent mountain, flower, friendship, love, success and more. Ms. Tanaka will also guide students to write these words, using rice paper, ink and brushes.

Workshop Details:

Ambassador Yoko Tanaka
Region/Culture East Asia - Japan
Subject(s) Language, Visual Art
Participants 25 max
Standard Length 45 min
Room Set-Up Classroom style seating at desks/tables with chairs; room with sink is helpful