Issue 3, May 2018

Issue 3, May 2018

What kind of traditional crafts around Lake Biwa exist now? This issue covers Otsu-e painting, the Umpei Brush, the Takashima folding fan, and the Obata doll. Most articles are in interview form. People who responded to this interview in this issue are four people who are engaged in traditional crafting around Lake Biwa. Finally, a series article of the walking path. Here we visited Tennenzugatei (Isome-shi Garden) in Otsu city and the owner showed us his house and garden.

PREVIEW

  • Otsu-e Painter, Mr. Shozan Takahashi
  • Master Craftsman of Brush, Mr. Junichi Fujino
  • Mr. Masao Suita (President of Suita Fan)
  • Obata Doll, 9th head of a family, Mr. Gengo Hosoi
  • Tennenzuga-tei (Isome-shi Garden)