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Japanese Art for Young People

14 August 2024
Childrens Japanese Art Collage

Explore your creative side and discover new techniques with this fun workshop experience designed for younger people aged between 11 & 16.

Learn from an experienced local artist, who'll teach you how to paint using traditional materials like bamboo brushes, sumi ink, Gansai Tambi 顔彩耽美 (Traditional Japanese colours), gold leaves on Silk Fans.

We will bring along a selection of Japanese patterns for inspiration. The class will begin with an introduction to the materials and background of Japanese Painting followed by a demonstration of the required painting techniques. Following the demonstration, the teacher will be at hand to provide onward guidance and assistance throughout the workshop. 

This painting class has is suitable for beginners and has been designed for people aged between 11 and 16 years, don't worry if it's your first time, your teacher will be on hand to provide guidance and answer any questions. Our teacher Ula is a local artist with over 15 years of teaching experience. Ula has a Bachelor's Degree in Fine Art and a Masters in Visual Art.

At the end of your art class, you'll get the chance to stand back and admire your beautiful Japanese painting or you can share your experiences with the group. You'll head home with your completed piece and a new skill that's perfect to practice whenever you're looking to clear your head.

*Towards the end of the workshop there will be an opportunity for you to get your photo taken. We will use these photos for social media and promotional use. Please let us know if you're not comfortable with this.


Knowledge required: Beginner friendly - This workshop has been designed for younger people aged between 11 and 16 years old. 

Materials (all provided): Sumi ink, Gansai Tambi 顔彩耽美 (Traditional Japanese colours), gold leaves, rice paper board or fan.

What you'll get: All of the equipment and materials needed for your class & protective equipment such as aprons. 

What to bring: Comfortable clothes that you don't mind getting a little paint on & a carrying bag for take your artworks home.


Meeting Point: Barn Rooms (Stableyard)

Places Available: 12


10.30am - 12:30pm


£50 per person (includes: Specialist Japanese Art Workshop, Park Entry and Garden Entry)

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Please note that this workshop takes place on the first floor of a historic barn, with no lift access.

For more information about Ula Fung and her work, please visit: Floating Art