Party Panic ...

Posted by Dave Bull on April 13, 2019 [Permalink]

Our Asakusa shop is now well into its fifth year of operation, having opened in the autumn of 2014. Over that time, we have enjoyed a nice steady growth in the number of people who come to the shop. There certainly weren't many visitors in the early months, but these days the story is very different ...


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A bit about the neighborhood

Posted by Cameron Hilker on April 8, 2019 [Permalink]

Everyone at Mokuhankan is busy now - there are lots of customers, lots of print parties, and lots of subscription prints being carved and printed - so it's Karen filling in again as a guest blogger. Today, I thought I'd write about the shop itself and its environs.


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New block set for Japan Journey #6

Posted by Cameron Hilker on April 5, 2019 [Permalink]

Guest blogger Karen, masquerading as Cameron again ;-)

I happened to be in the shop when a new set of carved blocks was dropped off!


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More blocks!

Posted by Cameron Hilker on April 3, 2019 [Permalink]

Hi, it's Karen again with another guest post! As it has been recently, today is a busy day with wall-to-wall print parties -- producing some very nice prints by the way -- and lots of visitors to the shop. Work continues behind the scenes, with the printers busy making prints, and carvers carving blocks. Luckily, the blocks keep coming!


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Neighborhood Cleanup

Posted by Cameron Hilker on April 2, 2019 [Permalink]

Street cleaning day, April 2019

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Millions and millions ...

Posted by Dave Bull on March 14, 2019 [Permalink]

A couple of nice milestones came by recently. The first was when our YouTube video count rolled over to another million views.

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Aoyama-san Making Blocks for Carving

Posted by Cameron Hilker on February 8, 2019 [Permalink]

Aoyama-san prepares woodblocks.

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Carving progress ...

Posted by Dave Bull on February 5, 2019 [Permalink]

The key block for Japan Journey print #4 is ready ...

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Every print is 'horrible'!

Posted by Dave Bull on February 2, 2019 [Permalink]

We're caught up!

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David's Choice #7 is now on YouTube

Posted by Dave Bull on February 2, 2019 [Permalink]

The next in the David’s Choice series has just been uploaded to YouTube!

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2018 summary

Posted by Dave Bull on January 1, 2019 [Permalink]

A first look at last year's numbers ...

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New Subscription Series!

Posted by Dave Bull on December 26, 2018 [Permalink]

The YouTube video showing the new series for 2019 is now up!

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Doi-san's Book

Posted by Cameron Hilker on October 24, 2018 [Permalink]

Doi-san brought in an English book about woodblock prints he co-authored!

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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.

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