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more ways than one. Become a budding ice carver,
create your own ice mug and enjoy your fave icy
cold drink! No rocks needed.
Owner and master ice carver Shintaro Okamoto
said this interactive ice sculpture turns your fa-vorite
designs into a perfect conversation starter.
“Summer is the perfect time to spend some
time around ice, cold drinks and friends! We think
the ice mug workshop incorporates all three
elements to create the perfect team-building
and bonding experience for anyone (over 21,
of course),” he added.
Ice. It’s a versatile material that can be both
functional and aesthetic. With designs based
on individual taste, sculpted ice does more
than just chill your food and drinks; it makes
any event extra special.
Using drills, picks and other tools of the trade,
Okamoto thrives on the drama as he tames the
complexities of ice to create his clients’ desired
experiences. This means careful execution of
details and an artist’s keen eye for form and
beauty. The result? An amazing work of art:
Life-like sculptures, live performance carvings
and delicate ice creations of all kinds.
He has been teaching this unique craft
to his eager students during year-round