After 154 minutes on the bullet train, we finally arrived at Kanazawa – Yay!
I am loving the slower pace in Kanazawa (compared to Tokyo) and how I am able to walk to most of the attractions from my hostel. 475 more words
Over the years I have run a lot of professional development workshops with artists, craftspeople, conservators and academics who wanted to learn the secrets of making finely ground gold pigments, such as was used by artists of the medieval and early modern periods to embellish paintings and manuscripts, both in the East and the West. 740 more words