Shodo Art of Japanese Zen Calligraphy Book is a beautiful and extraordinary Japanese hardback book by Shozo Sato, an internationally recognized master of traditional Zen arts. Learn the wisdom of Zen through traditional brush painting. He teaches the Japanese art of calligraphy through the power and wisdom of Zen poetry. Single-line Zen Buddhist koan aphorisms or zengo are one of the most common subjects for the traditional Japanese brush calligraphy known as shodo. Regarded as one of the key disciplines in fostering the focused, meditative state of mind so essential to Zen, shodo is practiced regularly by all students of Zen Buddhism in Japan. After providing a brief history of Japanese calligraphy and its close relationship with the teachings of Zen Buddhism, Sato explores the basic supplies and fundamental brushstroke skills that you will need. Shodo Art of Japanese Zen Calligraphy Book is a stunning 176 page volume which guides beginning and advanced students alike to a deeper understanding of this unique brush painting art form!
Size: 30.5cm x 24cm x 2cm / 12.5 x 9.5 x 0.75 inches
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