Atelier Sento guests!

Posted by Dave Bull on October 6, 2018 [Permalink]

Heads up! Dave will be joined on the live stream on Monday morning (Tokyo time) by a couple of guests from France who are currently here in Japan working on design projects.

Cécile Brun & Olivier Pichard are a young couple who work together as The Atelier Sentô. What kind of work do they do? Here's an image from one of their websites:


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Best of Japan!

Posted by Dave Bull on September 23, 2018 [Permalink]

Best of! Best of Tokyo … and Best of Japan … I just received my copies of the latest guidebooks from Lonely Planet, and was very pleased to find that they are still featuring us prominently!


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'Times Burned Bright' video is ready!

Posted by Dave Bull on September 21, 2018 [Permalink]

The next video showing how our prints are made has just been uploaded to YouTube. And big news … I didn’t make it! The 40-minute video was shot and produced in its entirety by staffer Cameron-san. He spent the past couple of weeks working with young printer Suga-san upstairs here, and I don’t think they missed any details of the process …


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Out in left field ...

Posted by Dave Bull on September 20, 2018 [Permalink]

At one point in the course of a Print Party, we have to show the guests how to hold the paper, and then how to take the image with the baren, our rubbing tool.

We place the barens on the right-hand side of the block, because of course most of our guests find it easier to reach out with that hand ...

Not this group! Meet Patrick Loyer and family ... all sinistral!


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Clock is ticking ...

Posted by Dave Bull on September 18, 2018 [Permalink]

Our video views have reached a nice round milestone!

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Another Milestone ...

Posted by Dave Bull on September 17, 2018 [Permalink]

Here are a few graphs showing how we have been growing this year!

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Armoured defense

Posted by Dave Bull on September 15, 2018 [Permalink]

Building stronger defences against the invaders ...

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The war begins ...

Posted by Dave Bull on September 15, 2018 [Permalink]

As frequent viewers of our Twitch channel well know, we have been having rodent trouble here at Mokuhankan recently.

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The new shutter is ready!

Posted by Dave Bull on September 11, 2018 [Permalink]

It has taken way too long to get this organised, but we finally got our new shutter graphic image 'uploaded' today ...

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Part two of the 'Beginnings' video is done!

Posted by Dave Bull on September 5, 2018 [Permalink]

Just a couple of weeks after Part One, the next part of the 'Beginnings' video is ready!

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YouTube comments ...

Posted by Dave Bull on August 17, 2018 [Permalink]

Recent YouTube comments ...

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New 'ramble' video!

Posted by Dave Bull on August 14, 2018 [Permalink]

A new video is up on YouTube ...

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Video preparation ...

Posted by Dave Bull on August 8, 2018 [Permalink]

The next YouTube video is almost ready ... here's a background view of the production process!

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Genre dividers ... at last!

Posted by Dave Bull on July 31, 2018 [Permalink]

We now have Genre Dividers in the shop, to help people see what kind of prints we have ...

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