Shodo, or Japanese Calligraphy, is tightly integrated with the development of the spirit and human character along with the study of martial arts. The great calligraphers of the past had been Samurai, Zen monks, highly skilled martial artist.
Good calligraphy creates emotion and showcase the artist’s spirit– known as KI. Our life-force, our KI, is captured on paper through Shodo forever, unlike martial arts where our KI is experienced only through a brief moment and is rather felt through technique, than looked.
Start practicing Shodo and learn how to capture your KI on paper.