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心意気を大事に( 中国書法 家国画家協会 矢形嵐酔氏インタビュー)

By Sakiko Yanagisawa / 12/02/2013 / 1 Comment

世界の主要都市8カ国に支部を持つ「 中国書法 家国画家協会」を運営者であり、様々な公募展で多数の受賞歴を持つ、水墨画家・書家の矢形嵐酔(愁渟)先生のアトリエにお邪魔してきました。

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Huang Yao ’s unique Chinese calligraphy – Chuyun Shu (or Rising Cloud Writing) – Part 2

By Huang Yao / 02/02/2013 / 0 Comments

Huang Yao’s early Chuyun Shu had a naïve childlike look, but with practice his writing became more “mature” in the early 1950s as in Figure.4, and finally in the late 1970s

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Huang Yao ’s unique Chinese calligraphy – Chuyun Shu (or Rising Cloud Writing) – Part 1

By Huang Yao / 28/01/2013 / 0 Comments

Huang Yao’s father taught his young six year old son calligraphy and painting, according to the tradition of literati families.

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Wang Xizhi and Kukai of a new era

By Beyond Calligraphy / 06/12/2012 / 0 Comments

The exhibition was held with the hope of nurturing a younger generation of calligraphers in the tradition of Wang Xizhi (王羲之) and Kukai (空海).

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Stroke of Luck ~ The Power of a Brush Stroke

By Casey Shannon / 30/10/2012 / 0 Comments

I experienced a massive left hemisphere brain-stem stroke four days after my 36th birthday. In an instant, I was paralyzed.

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From I Love You to Sushi and Everything in Between: On Developing a New Online Japanese Dictionary

By Bui Hoang Hai / 23/10/2012 / 1 Comment

I’ve recently been developing a new online Japanese dictionary for Japanese learners at romajidesu.com. Why bother creating a new dictionary when there are

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Inspiration and Kana(Interview with Master Usuki )

By Dave Gosine / 19/10/2012 / 1 Comment

Master Usuki participates actively mainly in Kansai area, and also is an administration officer of Yomiuri Calligraphy Exibhition (読売書法展理事), 日展入選, councilor

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Feeling the Echo of Ink: An interview with Master Yamada.

By Rona Conti / 12/09/2012 / 4 Comments

Master Yamada is the organizer of “Calligraphy Friends From All Over Japan” and a member of the judging panel of the Mainichi Shodo Exhibition, one of the largest

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Calligraphy works: 龍 (りゅう, ryū), i.e.”dragon”

By Ponte Ryūrui / 26/07/2012 / 0 Comments

龍 (りゅう, ryū), i.e.”dragon”. The treasures used were a soft mountain goat brush (羊毛筆) with a long and thin bristle accompanied by thick but dry ink, which

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The 11th Annual “Yū yū Calligraphy Exhibition (calligraphy friends from all over Japan).

By Rona Conti / 24/07/2012 / 4 Comments

“Yū yū (佑友)”, a calligraphy organization of people from all over Japan, is presenting its 11th annual exhibition. Led by Master Shuuya Yamada,

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