The Way of Writing
Japanese calligraphy allows its practitioners to develop a great sensitivity to harmonize the full and the delicate, the pressure and the lightness, the tension of the line, as one tends the cord of an arc, and the rapidity.
In fact, Japanese calligraphy appeals to the senses common to all humans. The sight, first of all: when the line takes shape behind the hair of the brush, revealing subtleties on which we do not always have total control, far from it. Proof of this is that sometimes the calligrapher humbly enthusiastically, or desolates, before what reveals his trait, yet guided by his own hand. The touch, then: the fingers on the handle of bamboo printing with subtle pressure and acceleration, lightness and slowing down. The smell, again, pleasantly titillated by the perfume of incense of the Sumi (ink of charcoal). Hearing, even, with the slight silky friction of bristles on the rice paper. Stay the taste! There I have found nothing! Unless you chew your tests unsuccessfully ...;)
There are 10 classes per year (from 20:00 to 23:30), the last Tuesday of every month (except July and August), advanced in December
The course consists of correcting your previous month's assignments and calligraphing you the personalized templates of the following month.
In case you can not be present the templates and corrections are sent to you by mail.
(The Two Ways: Literature and the Martial Art)
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