( syllabic script )
-And it is quite distinguishable compare to other calligraphy styles.
Kana text typically runs and flows on fine paper like a gentle water stream
breathing colourful air and whispering secret dreams.
– Kana is considered to be most mastery, skillful and aesthetic calligraphy style.
It needs highly trained techniques and fine skills as well as a deep understanding of aesthetics in spacing and positioning.
It demands of a calligrapher also a vast level of
sensitivity and knowledge of Japanese Waka poems.
Classic Haiku and Tanka poems are very often used for Kana text.
Kana text is very cursive script (Sousho 草書) consisting of KANA (hiragana) or
often KANA and KANJI (or Manyogana)mixture.
A delicate, slim small Kana brush is used for practice.
Kana style is also known as Onnade (woman’s/female’s hand 女手）
because it was mainly used and practised by court ladys and women
during the Heian-period (794-1185).