書道教室

Calligraphy

美しい書き方を覚えましょう

Write beautiful characters

Learn the beautiful art of traditional Japanese Calligraphy! Japanese calligraphy (書道, shodō) also called shūji (習字) is a form of calligraphy, or artistic writing, of the Japanese language. The art of brought to Japan by a Chinese calligrapher from the 4th century, but after the invention of Hiragana and Katakana, the Japanese unique syllabaries, the distinctive Japanese writing system developed and calligraphers produced styles intrinsic to Japan. The term shodō (書道, “way of writing”) is of Chinese origin as it is widely used to describe the art of Chinese calligraphy during the medieval Tang dynasty.

You will learn how to paint pictographic characters with an ink-drenched brush and a focused mind. Not only does this improve your kanji, you’ll also create a masterpiece to hang on your wall.

 

◆About instructor

-Haruka

Hello, my name is Haruka.I was a high school calligraphy teacher in Japan for two years, as well as a teacher at my own private calligraphy class. My mom and grandma are calligraphers and ran a private calligraphy school, which I have contributed and continued since I was 2 years old.I have won various awards at exhibitions and museums. My calligraphy work has been displayed a few times at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum.
I’m experienced in teaching English speakers as well, as I have taught calligraphy in Vancouver’s Japanese Language School in Canada. I can teach people of all ages and backgrounds because of this experience. |
Let’s have fun and experience the wonderful art of calligraphy together.

Date & Time

Jul 4th 6-7pm
Jul 11th 6-7pm
Jul 18th 6-7pm
Jul 25th 6-7pm

Fees

Fee: $20

Cash Only

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