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Explore the Art of Handmade Brushes at This Museum in Japan’s Brush Capital!

Japanese calligraphy is a traditional form of visual art that has been handed down from generation to generation. However, did you know that most calligraphy brushes in the past were handmade from animal fur? You can still find plenty of this kind at the Fudenosato Kobo Brush Museum in Hiroshima, Japan. Other than that, the…

Japanese Brushes Kumanofude, Professional Makeup Brushes

Introduction takeda-brush.com/ I would like to introduce the Kumano makeup brushes, for all of the makeup lovers. These Kumano makeup brushes are used by Hollywood celebrities, models, makeup artists and other professional makeup artists around the world. These makeup brushes had become even more famous after the Japanese women’s soccer team: Nadeshiko Japan, received them…

The Most Common Materials Used in Japanese Kumanofude Brushes

Kumanofude tau-hiroshima.jp/ I would like to tell you about one of the traditional Japanese crafts that has made itself known to the world. Kumanofude is a type of brush that is made in the town of Kumano in Hiroshima prefecture. The skills required to create a Kumanofude have been passed down from the Edo Period…