William Francis Visits Mokuhankan

Posted by Dave at 8:20 AM, February 2, 2018 [Permalink]

William Francis joins our printers in the printing room, getting some advice from David Bull and other staff as he gets to work printing. It's an exciting time for Japanese woodblock printmaking, as more and more people produce new and exciting designs!
See more of what William Francis is up to on his Instagram account here


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NHK Programme Featuring Dave Being Rerun

Posted by Dave at 8:15 AM, February 2, 2018 [Permalink]

Hello! Cameron here. Last year in April, David Bull was in a program on NHK here in Japan called, "I love TOKYO〜A Woodblock Artist in Asakusa".
Because it was so popular, it's getting run again on TV and online early in February!
NHK World: 2/7 (Wed) 8:30 am, 14:30, 21:30
2/8 (Thur) 2:30 am
NHK BS1: 2/9 (Fri) 3:30 am
All these times are Japan times, of course. You can tune in via NHK World's Live Stream or Video on Demand.

nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/tv/schedule/


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"Art of the Game" out on iTunes

Posted by Dave at 9:08 AM, January 30, 2018 [Permalink]

"Art of the Game", the documentary about David Bull, Jed Henry and Ukiyo-e Heroes, is out TODAY (January 30) on iTunes!


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Asakusa Shop Announcement

Posted by Dave at 9:04 AM, January 29, 2018 [Permalink]

OK, here we go … this will be the biggest announcement we’ve made since the one nearly four years ago when I told you that we would be opening a shop in Asakusa …
And what is this new announcement? We’ll be opening a shop in Asakusa! :-)


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New Japanese Facebook Page and Shop

Posted by Dave at 8:59 AM, January 23, 2018 [Permalink]

Hello everyone! Cameron here. I just wanted to let you know that we have a new Japanese Facebook page

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Our Star Printers

Posted by Dave at 8:55 AM, January 17, 2018 [Permalink]

Today’s results! Two of our young star printers … and the work they have turned in to me this afternoon.

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Skype Session with William and Jed

Posted by Dave at 8:42 AM, January 16, 2018 [Permalink]

This morning, Dave had a fun time Skyping with William Francis and Jed Henry about all sorts of stuff - perhaps even things that may be announced next month......

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Art of the Game Available for Pre-order on Itunes

Posted by Dave at 7:59 AM, January 16, 2018 [Permalink]

The documentary "ART OF THE GAME: Ukiyo-e Heroes" is now available for pre-order on iTunes in the US, Canada, and Australia

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Woodblock Print - start to finish

Posted by Dave at 8:29 AM, January 8, 2018 [Permalink]

Video update! Get your popcorn ready … this is an epic!

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Special Live Stream coming up tomorrow ...

Posted by Dave Bull at 8:03 PM, January 7, 2018 [Permalink]

The Twitch stream for this upcoming Monday morning (that’s Tokyo time - it will be Sunday afternoon/evening for most overseas viewers) will be a bit of an experiment. We’re going to try doing it ‘Bob Ross style’ … meaning that I will be making a woodblock print from start to finish - raw wood, right to finished print - in a single stream while people watch.

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Ukiyo-e Heroes Book - Part 1

Posted by Dave at 7:57 AM, January 4, 2018 [Permalink]

Video alert! Part 1 in what will (probably) be a quick two-part series showing the production of the bound Ukiyo-e Heroes books

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Legendary Loot! gets under way tomorrow ...

Posted by Dave Bull at 4:13 PM, December 31, 2017 [Permalink]

Our new subscription series for 2018 - Legendary Loot! - kicks off tomorrow morning, January 1st.

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