Hiroshi Yamamoto's Sumi-e


Brush Painting

Sumi-e is a traditional brush painting technique based on using a brush and black ink or subtle watercolours on rice paper. This course is open to students of all levels, from beginner to advanced.

Creative Sumi-e-Course (Wednesday mornings only)
This course is open for students with three years or more experience in Sumi-e. During this course, students will develop their styles and create artwork to study Sumi-e techniques of specific historical Japanese artists.

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Hiroshi Yamamoto (Hakuho) - Studied Japanese Traditional Art and Art History at the Kyoto Industrial Design Institute Japan and the Kyoto Japanese Art School. Hiroshi has held over 30 exhibitions in Canada, the US, and Japan. Hiroshi is a member of the Sumi-e Artist of Canada and Yugen Artists Group. He has taught Sumi-e for more than 14 years.

Neli Iordanova - Studied Sumi-e for over ten years, most recently under Hiroshi Yamamoto. Neli is a member of Sumi-e Artists of Canada, Yugen Artists Group, regularly exhibits her paintings in Toronto, and had a show in Japan in 2018.


$105.00 +HST

Starter Kit is available at JCCC Reception. Click here for the details.

*Material fees will be paid directly to the instructor.

*JCCC Membership is required.


Wednesdays Class
September 20 - November 8

Creative Sumi-e Course 
10:30am - 12pm

*must have 3 years and up of experience 

Beginner 1 & 2
1:30pm - 3pm

Intermediate & Advanced 
1:30pm - 3pm