Shodo (Japanese Calligraphy)

6-2. Gyosho, Basics to write in gyosho1(Horizontal lines)

Horizontal lines

There is the animation of the forms. Please look at the following site.

Starting from upper-left (starting brush), quickly move right (sending brush), and lightly pushing pen and stroke down toward lower-left (ending brush).

Starting from upper-left(starting brush), continually proceed to draw thin line(sending brush), and push lightly to brush with the pen top(ending brush).

Starting from upper-right and proceed to lower-light(starting brush), then thin the line to add variation and push lightly(ending brush).

Example: ‘三’/ three

Lines do not need to be connected.