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Out of the fire

Last night we had a very special workshop with potter Richard Brandt  firing black raku style teabowls. Richard is a long time Portland ceramic artist who also has studied chado.  He understands the form and functionality of the teabowl because he has used them in the tea ceremony.  His generous …

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Inayoshi Osamu, Japanese Potter coming to Portland

Inayoshi Osamu will be returning to the U.S. at the end of this month and will be presenting a demo workshop at The Oregon College of Art and Craft.I thought you may be interested, and/or would know of others who may be as well.

Download the Inayoshi flyer

Fee structure for Inayoshi Osamu workshop (demo)

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Photos from the sweets workshop

Kanten comes in many types, from powder, to threads, to dried blocks.  The trick is to get the ratio right.  We used a powder that I was not familiar with and the sweets turned out to be so hard they were like hockey pucks and had to be discarded.

Molding the koi for …

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Summer sweets workshop

This Saturday, May 25th is the summer sweets workshop

It will take place at Issoan Tea School, 17761 NW Marylhurst Ct. Portland, OR 97229

From 1 -3 pm,  cost is $25. All recipes, ingredients and molds provided. Bring apron and container to take home your sweets.

We will be making mizu yokan, kudzu yaki and …

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Workshops and events for this spring

A lot of things are going on this spring at Issoan Tea School

Kagetsu study, Sunday February 24th, 1:30-4:00

Kimono dressing workshop: Saturday March 9-3-4 pm.  Bring your kimono and accessories.  Individual help in dressing yourself will be provided.

Soujuan Kimono of Kyoto will be in Portland Wednesday March 13,  7-9 pm.  A short talk …

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