There are many different types of
Kanji calligraphy to design with.
They are all
unique and beautiful design.
- The original kanji
design is called Kokotu moji, which
is a primitive, rounded, natural form.
- A less primitivve and more formal style is
These Japanese kanji symbols are
often used for writing a tradtional letters
and when they are written on paper, these shapes
evolved into more stylized forms.
There are many Japanese designers
who use thsese Japanese kanji symbols to create
an old-fashioned, back-to-nature feeings, as
many Japanese people are reminded the old way
of Japanese thinking.
modern kanji style - a sample of Japanese Symbols
Next, you will learn the modern
kanji styles by seeing the actual Japanese
symbols design. First of all, the modern kanji style is
known as Kaisho, which is block-pint type.
as Japanese people began to draw Japanese calligraphy
with brushes, Japanese people required a writing
style, which flowed more smoothly with the brushstrokes.
Thus, a cursive style like this Japanese symbols
are developed. This was called Sosho.
The sosho Japanese symbol style is
nowadays used mainly for kanji calligraphy. It
is often used on scrolls in karate or Akido dojo,
movie posters, or Japanese restaurant's menu.
Next: Kanji signs used in Japan
If you like this lesson, please click "Like", "Tweet" or "G+1" button!
I greatly appreciate your kindness!
below to get FREE Lessons by Takanori Tomita.
is a private
sold or given
You can also unsubscribe at any time if you ever want
*Read what our subscriber says about the 7dasy FREE Japanese Video Lessons below.
Also please write your comments as well, if you like this course!