Shodo summer seminar 2017

by Norio Nagayama - 20 January 2017

Shodo Summer Seminar Place: Albergo Diffuso, Comeglians Date: from 20th August to 27th August 2017 This year’s special study will be gyosho ( semi-cursive style) calligraphy. To participate one should have the following minimum required qualifications: Experience of writing at least 14 漢字 kanji characters on 半切 hansetsu size paper (35 x135) in gyosho 行書 […]

Sign and Space Calligraphy

by Bokushin - 16 October 2015

Sign and Space in the Eastern and Western calligraphy with Norio Nagayama and Monica Dengo Turin, Italy Course: Calligraphy workshop Where: Turin, NW Italy Dates: September 4th to 11th, 2016 Appropriate for: Practitioners of both traditions are welcome however no previous experience is required Venue: Collegio San Giuseppe, our campus located in the heart of the city Time: The workshop will […]

Welcome to Bokushin Oriental Calligraphy Association

by Bokushin - 30 October 2013

On a white sheet of rice paper a brush distributes black ink Dark lines – soft, sinuous, decisive, vital, biting – seem to settle on the empty page, at random… To the more discerning eye, however, an order in the composition is at once apparent; relationships emerge, harmonious and discordant, between the filled and empty spaces; a rhythm […]