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  • n. A traditional form of Japanese fish printing.


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Japanese 魚拓, "fish rubbing".


  • Visit the park's Nature Center to try one of many daily programs, such as salt-marsh kayaking and "gyotaku," the Japanese art of making imprints from actual live catch.

    Hunting Island State Park, S.C.

  • On our fishing trips, gyotaku fish printing was done just before the shore lunch.

    Art Projects for Anglers

  • As an example, I recently ran across the video below on making gyotaku fish prints.

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  • Keiki can enjoy traditional activities such as kingyo sukui (goldfish scooping), kimono dressing, origami, calligraphy, gyotaku (fish printing) and the game of go.

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  • The cornerstone to her philosophy of gyotaku encompasses two important tenets.

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  • Joseph Camarda, 5, learns the art of gyotaku during a children's fish printing workshop at the show, which continues today.

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  • Art exhibit: "Original gyotaku prints by Bruce Kioke."


  • Our hand-crafted items include original paintings and prints, gyotaku pressings, distinctive apparel, wood and metal sculptures, jewelry, and much more. -


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