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Japanese Sho Calligraphy Group

Japanese Sho Calligraphy Group
working with Zen characters, and markmaking

Sho practice

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KSD Rokpa, Basement Room
7 Ashley Street, Glasgow, G3 6DR


Monday 13th March 2017, 7.00pm - 8.00pm
Monday 20th March 2017, 7.00pm - 8.00pm
Monday 27th March 2017, 7.00pm - 8.00pm


Admission charge including materials

Age Suitability

16+ (due to restriction of the building)


Working with Japanese sumi ink and fude brushes on washi paper, suitable for beginners.

Begin simply with copying a Kanji (Chinese) character each night, relating to Zen:
念 nen – mindfulness – feeling – care
空 ku – emptiness – sky
道 dou – way – teachings

This is a practice where you can enjoy using ink and brushes, and be immersed in the moment of drawing the kanji.

With demonstrations and friendly help from artist Blair Thomson, who is a member of Glasgow Zen Group and studied Sho and markmaking in Osawano, Japan with calligraphy Master Wakabayashi.

Great for folk with an interest in Zen or Buddhism or in Japanese and Chinese arts. Please contact D+P Studio for more info on this group.

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