書技術 Shodo Techniques
Here are the basic techniques for KAISHO ( Block style ) and some examples.
You can see the variation of grand techniques.
In my Shodo lesson, we practise and improve those basics. Yet the foundation of the whole calligraphy skills are layer by layer together with a specially designed brush exercise and a well-thought-out text for every lesson.
o TEN – 点 – Point
o OUKAKU – 横画 – Horizontal Line
o JUUKAKU – 縦画 – Vertical Line
o KENSHIN – 懸針 – Needle Technique
o KYOKUSETSU /Kado – 曲折 – Corner Technique ( fold and turn)
o SUKUI – すくい – Scoop
o NUKI – ぬき筆 – Slいde out ( Lit.Pull out )
o HARAI – 払い – Brush Out
o HANE – はね – Jumping Technique