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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 the most …

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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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Confessions of a Chado geek

It has been more than a week since we had an intensive workshop here in Portland with Machida Gyotei sensei and we are grateful to Urasenke and Oiemoto for sending him to Portland.   I don’t remember the last time we had a Gyotei sensei in Portland, but I have studied with them while I was …

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