Shodo (Japanese Calligraphy)

6-3. Gyosho, Basics to write in gyosho2(Vertical line)

Vertical lines

From lower-left turning pen top (starting brush), stroke down straight (sending brush), push lightly and leave the pen top from the paper (ending brush).

Starting from upper-left(starting brush), stroke down with a thin line(sending brush), and jump out toward upper-right to continue to next line (ending brush).

Starting from lower-left(starting brush) and turning pen down(sending brush) , then graduallt lift up the brush top to make line thinner (ending brush).

Example: ‘川’ /river