It all started with tea…
Welcome to Tea Journey a little space on the web for those who wish to create a life inspired by tea. For
Tea Journey started June 10th 2010, just days after graduating from OCAD U and the day I started to work at Teaopia. The four years prior I explored art while attending school for Drawing and Painting and slowly developed a taste for Asian Art. Not long after I was using
Flash forward to today, Tea Journey has developed to what it is today a Tea Lifestyle blog. Previously being just a “journal”
Before graduating from OCAD U in 2010, I became interested in tea and Eastern Cultures. Tea started out as something on the side that I enjoyed. This turned into a whole new way to express myself through ink. I began to use tea as an alternative paint and slowly shifted to include imagery of tea itself.
After leaving OCAD U I taught staff as a manager at tea shops and began “Tea Journey” my blog. I became more involved in the tea community through the Tea Guild of Canada and began to practice Urasenke Style Chado (Japanese Tea Ceremony). Through a student of Soshitsusen, the Head Master of the style. To learn about my new medium I went through the Tea Sommelier program at George Brown College and built up a complete understanding of tea.
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