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Painting Experience

Painting Experience

Experience

Experience and experience
Takasaki Daruma

We have resumed accepting trial reservations on March 26.

Currently, due to the new coronavirus infection
We are limiting the time and number of participants.

If you would like to make reservations for both the painting and
the handprint experience, please contact us.
Please make a reservation using the reservation form for the painting experience.
Please enter your request for the handprint experience and
the number of people in your party in the message box.

In order for people to experience Gunma's traditional craft, Daruma
In order to give visitors an opportunity to experience Gunma's traditional craft, Daruma, Daimonya holds extracurricular classes for elementary school students, and offers programs such as Daruma painting workshops to allow visitors to experience the traditional techniques.
At the exhibition corner, you can see valuable materials and photos of Daruma dolls that are spreading their wings to the world.


・ You can experience it in a spacious space of the largest store in the industry.
・ The staff is wearing a mask.
・ Please cooperate with temperature measurement when you come to the store.
(People above 37.5 ° C cannot come to the store.)
・ Please cooperate with hand disinfection when you come to the store.

Painting<br />
Experience

Painting
Experience

Handprinting<br />
experience

Handprinting
experience

Painting<br /> Experience<br /> Kit

Painting
Experience
Kit

Nakata Classroom<br /> [Extracurricular teaching]

Nakata Classroom
[Extracurricular teaching]

Experience

Painting
Experience

The painting experience is a curriculum designed to help participants understand the importance of traditional culture and Gunma's customs through the creation of Takasaki Darum.
The painting experience is a curriculum designed to help participants understand the importance of traditional culture and the customs of Gunma through the creation of the Takasaki Daruma.

After getting an overview of the Daruma doll, participants will watch the teacher's demonstration and then try their hand at painting.
The process takes about 45 minutes, and you can take the completed Daruma doll home with you." "The Daruma manufacturing process is a very sacred place.
This is because the artisans work tirelessly to make Daruma dolls that fulfill the wishes of everyone who buys one.
For this reason, we normally do not allow visitors to enter or observe the Daruma workshop.

-Things to note-

The place where you can try your hand at painting is the same place where artisans create Daruma dolls with all their heart and soul to make your wishes come true.
At Daruma-no-hometown Daimonya, we offer the painting experience so that as many people as possible can become familiar with Daruma.
However, we will not allow anyone who does not understand the purpose and atmosphere of the event to try painting." "Those who are under the influence of alcohol.
Those who are judged to be offensive to public order and morals.
 We will not accept your application even after you show up on the day.
 We ask that you understand the meaning of Daruma and its painting, and that you make your own Daruma for yourself.

Please note that the curriculum is subject to change depending on the spread of the new coronavirus.

course Course

Our craftsmen will give a lecture on their techniques and explain about Daruma.

Painting
Experience

Facial Beard Drawing Course

You can draw eyebrows and whiskers on the Daruma doll to create your own original Daruma.

Painting
Experience

Lettering Experience Course

You can put any characters you like on the Daruma’s belly or back.

  • Time required: approx. 45 min.
     (10:00〜, 14:00〜)
    Due to infection prevention measures,
    one session is held in the morning and one in the afternoon.
    (During normal business:10:00〜、11:00〜、
    13:00〜、14:00〜、15:00〜)
  • (1) Course of drawing facial beard From 1100 yen per person
    For +330 yen, a craftsman will write letters on your back.
    (2) Lettering experience course
    Please purchase Daruma dolls (from 950 yen) that are at least 12 cm in length from the products in the store.
    You can try your hand at painting for +550 yen.
    ※Both courses are for ages 10 and up.
    For younger children, please take advantage of the “Handprint Experience,” which allows them to touch and experience!
  • Photographs and videos can be taken during the painting experience (except in the workshop).
  • Please contact us in advance to make a reservation.
-Capacity-

The number of participants can be from 2 to 40 people.
Both groups and individuals (from 2 people) are welcome.
Please be sure to contact us in advance to make a reservation.

-Notice to customers who will make a reservation for painting experience-

The female priestess "Shinen" of Enpukuji Temple of the Koyasan Shingon sect is supervising the distribution of free postcards of prayed-for "Fulfillment of Heart's Desire".
Picture postcards are a way to give back to customers who come to our store in this day and age.
Let me return the good fortune in the form of a lovely postcard with traditional meaning.

Trial reservation form

For reservations and inquiries regarding the Nakata classroom (extracurricular lessons), please call us.

Experience

Handprinting
experience

-Even the littlest ones can do it! Hands-on experience-

Why don't you choose your favorite Daruma doll (12cm~) from the wide variety in the store and experience handprinting?
Not only your child's handprint, but also your baby's footprints and your family's commemorative handprint can be added!
This will take about 10 minutes.

  • Duration: approx. 10 minutes (9:00~, 13:00~)
    Due to infection control measures, the event will be held once in the morning and once in the afternoon.
    (During regular business: 10:00~, 11:00~, 12:00~, 13:00~,14:00~,15:00~)
  • From 1,100 yen per person (12 cm Daruma) * Material cost, consumption tax included
  • It is also possible for craftsmen to enter names and characters. (Additional charge from 300 yen)
  • You can take photos and videos during the bill-taking experience. (Excluding the workshop)
  • If you would like to experience it, please contact us in advance and make a reservation.
Trial reservation form

For reservations and inquiries regarding the Nakata classroom (extracurricular lessons), please call us.

Experience

Painting Experience Kit

-You can do it at home! Daimonya's Painting Experience-

We have made a kit for customers who have difficulty in coming to Daimonya.
We've created a kit so that customers who can't make it to Daimonya can experience the Daimonya painting experience!
The kit includes an explanation of the Takasaki Daruma doll, an observation of traditional craftsman Sumikazu Nakata's painting, and an opportunity to practice drawing a beard on an actual Daruma doll.
This kit is designed to give you the same experience as in the store, as much as possible.

  • 1 set 3,800 yen +tax
  • Kit contents
     Daruma doll (12cm) for painting, brush pen for painting, practice paper, instructions with QR code for video (Japanese, English, Chinese)
     Instruction manual with QR code (in Japanese, English, and Chinese)
  • Minimum age: 6 years old
  • Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian during the workshop.
Trial reservation form

For reservations and inquiries regarding the Nakata classroom (extracurricular lessons), please call us.

Experience

Nakata Classroom [Extracurricular teaching]

-Fully chartered extracurricular lessons-

During the 90 minutes of your time, you will have the opportunity to visit the workshop, learn about the history, and experience painting.
We have accepted more than 100 junior high schools and high schools in Taiwan as well as elementary and junior high schools in Gunma Prefecture.
If you are interested in learning more about our program, please contact us by phone.
Sumikazu Nakata will be happy to take your call directly.

  • Curriculum Contents
    90-minute course (tour of the workshop, explanation of the history, painting experience)
  • Age: 3rd grade and up
  • Fee: 1,500 yen per person
  • Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Trial reservation form

For reservations and inquiries regarding the Nakata classroom (extracurricular lessons), please call us.

Painting<br />
Experience

Painting
Experience

Handprinting<br />
experience

Handprinting
experience

Painting<br /> Experience<br /> Kit

Painting
Experience
Kit

Nakata Classroom<br /> [Extracurricular teaching]

Nakata Classroom
[Extracurricular teaching]