The eight basic strokes of Japanese Calligraphy
Teacher: Tomoko Ide
Wednesday, August 17, 10 am - 1 pm
Class fee: $30 BAC Members / $40 Non-members
Japanese Calligrapher Tomoko Ide will usher participants into the beauty of traditional Japanese calligraphy with this introductory workshop. Tomoko will explain how to write eight common strokes which are all found in the character — 永(ei “permanence”). Workshop participants will be provided with Japanese calligraphy’s “Four Treasures of Study”—Washi (paper), Fude (brush pen), Sumi (Ink), and Suzuri (Ink stone). As a beginning calligrapher practices these principles it helps to ensure beauty in one’s writing, drawing or any other practice that requires focus.