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vansweej
02-20-2008, 05:27 AM
Hello all,

Recently I get more and more interested in japanese calligraphy. Since there is no workshop given in town, I wanted to ask the community for pointers where to start.

Are there people here doing japanese calligraphy ? Can I start it from a book ? What books are recommended ? And many more questions...

Jan

Goewyn
02-23-2008, 09:46 PM
Hi Jan, I was just in Michael's yesterday and saw a book on Japanese calligraphy with a lot of good photos. Unfortunately, I couldn't tell you the title or author. Try doing a search on "japanese calligraphy" on Amazon.

Good luck,

-- Linda

JanetteBC
02-27-2008, 03:48 PM
Sumi painting is also found at allposters.com

JanetteBC
02-27-2008, 03:48 PM
Sumi painting is also found at allposters.com

billkit
04-02-2008, 11:53 PM
Try 'Google' -Kanji Gold is a great program - lots of links

kradical23
11-19-2008, 09:33 AM
Check out this article. It provides a brief primer into japanese calligraphy. http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e2095.html

wabbitt
11-20-2008, 01:59 PM
We haven't had anyone volunteer yet to break down Chinese or Japanese calligraphy for us westerners but we are doing Asian/Chinese brush painting in the Watermedia forum. Links in my signature.

Tuwamare
12-05-2008, 01:18 AM
I just got a book called "Brush Writing: Calligraphy Techniques for Beginners" by Ryokushu Kuiseko. I can't wait to get started learning the strokes. The book has some really clear instructions for how to do each stroke and in what order to do them.