Fox mask painting experience

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This tour offers visitors the opportunity to delve into paper-mâché, a traditional craft that has been practiced for centuries in Fukushima. Participants will gain insight into the unique attributes and techniques of paper-mâché doll making using Japanese washi paper. You’ll even observe a skilled craftsperson at work creating paper-mâché dolls. Afterwards, you’ll have the chance to create your very own original paper-mâché fox masks, guided by experienced artisans. These distinctive fox masks will serve as cherished keepsakes of your journey.

Why We Recommend This

  • You can learn about the characteristics of "Hariko" paper-mâché, a traditional craft that has been passed down for centuries, and the process of making it.
  • You can choose the Hariko fox mask that you want to paint and experience the process of painting it.
  • Using a variety of colorful paints, you can create your own original fox mask.
  • Under the guidance of a painting artisan, you can learn everything from Hariko painting techniques to its history.
  • The tour, which includes homemade pickled plums and tea, can accommodate up to 20 people.

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Koriyama-shi, Fukushima

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