A two-hour session for anyone who wishes to be initiated to the basic tools of

calligraphy and how to combine letter strokes


Saturday April 24th in Japanese
Sunday, April 25th for English speakers

This initiation class must be taken before enroling in any of the other courses. The participants are introduced to the calligraphy board and taught how to prepare their page using a T-square and general pen movements. Upon completion of this two-hour session, students may register for any of the regular courses (except at the intermediate level.

Material used: ink, sharp pencil, small cup, eraser, paper and beginners's kit.
Teaching fee: Yen 7,500 (calligraphy model, chart and documentation included)
The beginner's kit can be purchased from MG School at the price of Yen 4,800 :7 nibs, 3 Mitchell's reservoirs, 1 penholder, gum sandarac (50g).

Next session will be announced in August
(in preparation of next Autumn term)

A glimps at the beginners' workshop

Words to practice for good spacing


  ● Student registation fee (one-time payment) ¥150,000 (classroom access)
● Student registation fee (one-time payment) ¥70,000 (online lessons only)
● Term fee (3 months) ¥60,000 per course
(calligraphy charts and documentation included)
● Maximum number of students per class of calligraphy: 5
● Course duration: 3 months, 12 lessons, 90 minutes each
● Calligraphy tools can be purchased at the school
● Office hours: 10:00-18:00 Tuesday, Thursday and Friday


FROM MAY 2020 visual material and explanations for all calligraphy courses are e-mailed as PDF files a few days before the lesson startss.

Online lessons are combined with correspondence teaching, thus enabling students to have their homework corrected and watch live demonstrations by Muriel Gaggini.

● Office hours: 10:00-18:00 Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
To register: info@mg-school.com
Tel: 03-3261-5273 Fax (03) 3261-5277