Japanese kana

figure 1 symphony of ink PII 218x300 218x300 - Symphony of Ink, Part II

Symphony of Ink, Part II

By Ponte Ryūrui / 25/06/2012 /

The work itself is mesmerizing, a brilliant ink application. The dry strokes, so called “kasure” (掠れ, かすれ) in Japanese, ought to add dynamism yet sometimes

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figure 1 2 hiragana ni horz 300x174 - 平仮名 (ひらがな, hiragana): に (i.e. “ni”)

平仮名 (ひらがな, hiragana): に (i.e. “ni”)

By Ponte Ryūrui / 10/11/2011 /

The modern form of に comes from the cursive form of the kanji 仁 (に, ni, i.e. “benevolence”, “compassion”, etc.). Follow the progression of the different

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