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Find Out How Sumi (Ink Sticks) Are Created in Japan.

By Rona Conti / 18/11/2015 /

Nara, the ancient capital of Japan, seems worlds away from Tokyo and even Kyoto, especially in the bleak winter January month I chose to visit. In truth, I had been there several times, but this trip was to be a calligraphy supply buying trip in advance of my return to Boston. There is no hustle…

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墨の響きを感じる( 山田 修也氏インタビュー)

By Sakiko Yanagisawa / 11/09/2012 /

山田 先生は、「全国書の仲間展佑友」の主宰者であり、日本で最も大きい公募展「毎日書道展」の審査会員でもあります。

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What to do with ink leftovers?

By Ponte Ryūrui / 28/09/2011 /

One of the ingredients of calligraphy ink itself is animal-bone-extract based glue. The same glue is used for gluing ink pieces together. To accomplish this

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