online EGAKU is a program you can join from your home.
The program is delivered by Zoom.

You can easily continue the practice of EGAKU at home,
all you need is  a quiet space and time to focus. 
You'll use an app to take a photo of your work,
and we'll guide you through the process of framing your work.
 
We hope you enjoy this unique, immersive online experience!

Program overview

 
The program agenda is the same as that for our in-person gallery sessions..
Experience the unique and immersive online version of the EGAKU Program.
 

Program overview

  
The program agenda is the same as the in-person EGAKU sessions at our gallery.
Experience the unique, immersive online version of the EGAKU Program.
 

Upcoming dates

 
Nov 20, 2021 (Sat)  6-9.30pm Tokyo / 5-8.30pm Hong Kong
Jan 15, 2022 (Sat)  6-9.30pm Tokyo / 5-8.30pm Hong Kong
Mar 26, 2022 (Sat)  6-9.30pm Tokyo / 5-8.30pm Hong Kong
May 14, 2022 (Sat)  5-8.30pm Tokyo / 4-7.30pm Hong Kong
 
Further dates for 2022 will be announced in due course
Sessions are conducted in English unless otherwise indicated.
Maximum participants per session limited to 30 people.
Indicate your preferred dates in the registration form.

Terms and Conditions

 
Please read the following terms and conditions for online EGAKU before registering and participating in the program.
 
 

Registration and payment

 

  • Your program registration will be finalized upon confirmation of payment of the program fee and purchase of goods etc.
  • Payment of all fees and purchase of goods must be made in advance by credit card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express).
  • No cancellations or refunds once payment has been completed (date changes are permitted.)
  • The deadline for registering for a session is 5 business days before the program date. 

 
 

About the online program 

 
Requirements for participation

  • This program will be delivered using the web conferencing platform, Zoom.
  • We request that you access Zoom from a laptop or personal computer (not a smartphone or tablet device) with a working webcam, microphone and speakers.
  • Please ensure you participate in the program in an environment with a stable internet connection.  (Do not use mobile phone tethering or public wifi.)
  • Microsoft PowerPoint installation required to access program materials, complete worksheets. 
  • Download and install the Office Lens app to your smartphone, you will need this app to take a photo of your artwork.
  • Purchase of art kit for EGAKU (EGAKU Kit) required for participation.

 
Cancellation policy

  • If you are no longer able to make a session you've registered for, contact us at info@whiteship.net up to one day before the session date.
  • Due to the nature of the program, it is not possible to join the program halfway through a session or to leave before the end of the session. Participants arriving 15 minutes after the session start time, will be treated as no-shows and will have their reservation automatically cancelled. No refunds will be given to no-shows.
  • White Ship, Inc. accepts no responsibility pertaining to situations in which you are unable to participate in the program due to internet connection issues, problems with your personal computer equipment, or other unexpected issues related to internet connectivity, bandwidth/speed etc. 
  • In the event we cancel a session due to a natural disaster or other emergency, we will refund the full program fee.
  • Recordings (video or audio) or taking photos or screenshots etc. during the session is strictly prohibited.  

 

EGAKU Program art kit (EGAKU Kit)

 

  • No returns or exchanges of goods accepted.
  • In the event you find the goods to be damaged or faulty, please contact us within 7 days of receipt of the goods.  We will ensure the swift exchange of goods.  In this case, we will cover the costs of returning the goods.
  • The pastels in the EGAKU Kit may be chipped - this is completely normal and does not indicate any that the product is damaged or faulty in any way.
  • In any event, compensation for any damaged or faulty goods will be capped at the price of the goods in question.
  • In the event that the EGAKU Kit cannot be delivered to the registered delivery address due to an extended period of absence, delivery failure or an incorrect address, and the storage period for the package has been exceeded (7 days from the first attempted delivery date), the package will be returned to us.  In this case, you will be liable for the delivery costs incurred and we will invoice you accordingly. We appreciate your understanding. 
  • Please ensure you receive delivery of the EGAKU Kit by the day of the program.  In the event you are unable to receive delivery by the program date, please contact us to reschedule your program reservation. 
  • Resale of the EGAKU Kit and related art materials or use for commercial purposes is strictly prohibited.

 
 

Copyright

 
Copyrights for the artworks created in the EGAKU Program rests with the author of the artwork. White Ship, Inc. retains the right of reproduction and use of the digital images related to the artworks (including but not limited to internet, print media etc.) without being subject to fees for usage.  White Ship, Inc. owns the copyrights to the worksheets and all program related materials.
 
※ EGAKU is a registered trademark of White Ship, Inc. (registration number: 5909554) 

FAQs

 
Q. What payment methods do you accept?
A. All payments related to the online EGAKU program must be made by credit card (Visa/MasterCard/American Express). After submitting your registration form, we will confirm the details of your registration and send you an email with payment instructions. Advance payment is required for program participation.
 
Q. I've never participated in EGAKU before, can I register for an online EGAKU session?
A. Yes! First timers are welcome to register for a session. Rest assured, we'll give you guidance on how to use the art materials during the program. 
   
Q. I live outside Japan, can I participate in the program?
A. We are currently working on making the program available outside Japan.  Contact us for further details: info@whiteship.net.
 
Q. Is the program offered in English?
A. Yes, all the sessions listed above are conducted in English.  We also offer sessions in Japanese see here for dates >>
 
Q. Is there a minimum age for program participation?
A. The EGAKU Program is designed for anyone of primary school-age (6 years) and above, however the online EGAKU program is open to children in middle school (12 years) or older.
 
Q. Do you offer programs for corporates/organizations?
A. Yes we do.  For corporate enquiries contact us using  this form.
 
 

Shipping rates

 

Please refer to the table below for nationwide shipping rates.

 

(unit: Japanese yen)

Hokkaido

Northern Tohoku

Souther Tohoku, Kanto, Shinetsu, Tokai, Hokuriku

Kansai

Chugoku

Kyushu

Okinawa

Hokkaido

Aomori, Akita, Iwate

Miyagi, Yamagata, Fukushima, Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma, Saitama, Chiba, Tokyo, Kanagawa, Yamanashi, Nagano, Niigata, Shizuoka, Aichi, Gifu, Mie, Toyama, Ishikawa, Fukui

Kyoto, Shiga, Nara, Wakayama, Osaka, Hyogo

Okayama, Hiroshima, Yamaguchi, Tottori, Shimane, Kagawa, Tokushima, Kochi, Ehime

Fukuoka, Saga, Nagasaki, Oita, Kumamoto, Miyazaki, Kagoshima

Okinawa

1,590

1,260

1,150

1,260

1,370

1,590

1,920

 
  • Packages will be delivered by Yamato Transport.

Shipping rates

 

Nationwide shipping rates listed below.

 

(unit: Japanese yen)

Hokkaido

Hokkaido

1,590

Northern Tohoku

Aomori, Akita, Iwate

1,260

Souther Tohoku, Kanto, Shinetsu, Tokai, Hokuriku Miyagi, Yamagata, Fukushima, Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma, Saitama, Chiba, Tokyo, Kanagawa, Yamanashi, Nagano, Niigata, Shizuoka, Aichi, Gifu, Mie, Toyama, Ishikawa, Fukui 1,150

Kansai

Kyoto, Shiga, Nara, Wakayama, Osaka, Hyogo

1,260

Chugoku

Okayama, Hiroshima, Yamaguchi, Tottori, Shimane, Kagawa, Tokushima, Kochi, Ehime

1,370

Kyushu

Fukuoka, Saga, Nagasaki, Oita, Kumamoto, Miyazaki, Kagoshima

1,590

Okinawa

Okinawa

1,920

 
  • Packages will be delivered by Yamato Transport.