For learning and practising SHODO,
being able to see the “CHUSHIN” – the middle point becomes quite essential.
The way of spacing and placing the characters does not sound so complicated – but
it takes many on going years to master the art of balancing,
the art of seeing the middle and the aesthetic of space.
Here I introduce the best way to train our eyes and also practice the sense of space.
This can be used for two and four character-texts.
You can only lightly fold the paper, it does not need to be too exact or tight.
I would suggest to fold the paper like below even from the warm-up practice.
And here is for 5-6 character-texts