Japanese Finishes: Application and Theory

An intensive training in traditional and contemporary Japanese plastering including history, plastering proceedures, materials and tools. Emphasis on plastering fundamentals.

Techniques include:

  • kirikaeshi (clay/sand/straw)
  • Arakabe (clay/chopped straw)
  • Shikkui (lime/hemp/seaweed glue)
  • Tataki (pounded earthen floor)

Japanese Finishes final