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Hand Brushed Calligraphy Artwork (Shodo)

Shodo is a form of Japanese artwork where characters, usually written in ink (sumi), are brushed upon on paper (often handmade) as well as rice paper boards (often with a gold rim). If done by hand, each is a unique, interpretive work of art, appreciated not only for its meaning but also for its visual impact and expression. No two are the same. They vary not only by the amount of ink on the brush, pressure and speed of the brush stroke, but they also express the spirit and artistic expression of the artist. The best reflect spontaneity (non-mind) of the moment. Age too changes the composition, as colors fade and paper yellows.

Shodo can consist of a single character or many. They can express martial arts, Zen, or motivational themes, poems, sayings or idioms. Their purpose is to inspire or remind the viewer as well as such serve as a valued work of art.

Each is an original imported work of art, hand brushed in black ink (sumi) by the noted Japanese calligrapher Wada Fumi Suïen. Portrayed in dramatic and powerful brushstrokes each work reveals a spiritual theme or term drawn from the martial arts or Zen. They are offered to you at a special low price through a direct arrangement with the artist.

Buyers should remember that Shodo are also fragile and are best protected by being framed or mounted on a scroll or other backing.


(Clg–004-S)

$49.95

(Plus $6.00 shipping
in the US)


Seii
(Sincerity)

On stiff white paper (Shikishi)
with a gold border.

10" 3/4 x 9" 1/2
27cm x 24cm

This piece is signed by the artist and includes the artists seal.

Note that the calligraphy you receive may vary from that shown here since every piece is a unique work of art.

 


(Clg–004-JP)

$109.95

(Plus $6.00 shipping
in the US)


 

Seii
(Sincerity)

On Japanese paper

29" 1/2 x 21" 5/8
75cm x 55cm
Exact size may vary since this paper is made by hand.

This piece is signed by the artist and includes the artists seal.

Note that the calligraphy you receive may vary from that shown here since every piece is a unique work of art.

 


(Clg – 204-S)

$49.95

(Plus $6.00 shipping
in the US)


 

Toukon
(Fighting Spirit)

On stiff white paper (Shikishi)
with a gold border.

10" 3/4 x 9" 1/2
27cm x 24cm

This piece is signed by the artist and includes the artists seal.

Note that the calligraphy you receive may vary from that shown here since every piece is a unique work of art.

 


(Clg – 202-S)

$49.95

(Plus $6.00 shipping
in the US)


 

Nin
(Perseverance)

On stiff white paper (Shikishi)
with a gold border.

10" 3/4 x 9" 1/2
27cm x 24cm

This piece is signed by the artist and includes the artists seal.

Note that the calligraphy you receive may vary from that shown here since every piece is a unique work of art.

 


(Clg – 223-S)

$49.95

(Plus $6.00 shipping
in the US)


 

Fudoshin
(Immovable Mind)

On stiff white paper (Shikishi)
with a gold border.

10" 3/4 x 9" 1/2
27cm x 24cm

This piece is signed by the artist and includes the artists seal.

Note that the calligraphy you receive may vary from that shown here since every piece is a unique work of art.

 


(Clg – 108-S)

$49.95

(Plus $6.00 shipping
in the US)


 

Rei
(Spirit)

On stiff white paper (Shikishi)
with a gold border.

10" 3/4 x 9" 1/2
27cm x 24cm

This piece is signed by the artist and includes the artists seal

Note that the calligraphy you receive may vary from that shown here since every piece is a unique work of art.

 


(Clg – 101-S)

$49.95

(Plus $6.00 shipping
in the US)


 

Ensu
(Essence of Zen –Searching For Truth)


On stiff white paper (Shikishi)
with a gold border.

10" 3/4 x 9" 1/2
27cm x 24cm

This piece is signed by the artist and includes the artists seal

Note that the calligraphy you receive may vary from that shown here since every piece is a unique work of art.

 


(Clg – 100-S)

$49.95

(Plus $6.00 shipping
in the US)


 

Zen

On stiff white paper (Shikishi)
with a gold border.

10" 3/4 x 9" 1/2
27cm x 24cm

This piece is signed by the artist and includes the artists seal

Note that the calligraphy you receive may vary from that shown here since every piece is a unique work of art.

 


(Clg – 004-S)

$49.95

(Plus $6.00 shipping
in the US)


 

Shu-Ha-Ri
(Imitate – Master – Add To)


On stiff white paper (Shikishi)
with a gold border.

10" 3/4 x 9" 1/2
27cm x 24cm

See the article "Shu-ha-ri" for a fuller explanation.

This piece is signed by the artist and includes the artists seal

Note that the calligraphy you receive may vary from that shown here since every piece is a unique work of art.

 


(Clg – 221-S)

$49.95

(Plus $6.00 shipping
in the US)


 

Shobu
(Martial Arts Respect)


On stiff white paper (Shikishi)
with a gold border.

10" 3/4 x 9" 1/2
27cm x 24cm

This piece is signed by the artist and includes the artists seal

Note that the calligraphy you receive may vary from that shown here since every piece is a unique work of art.

 


(Clg – 006-S)

$49.95

(Plus $6.00 shipping
in the US)


 

Jiyu
(Life & Spirit)

On stiff white paper (Shikishi)
with a gold border.

10" 3/4 x 9" 1/2
27cm x 24cm

This piece is signed by the artist and includes the artists seal

Note that the calligraphy you receive may vary from that shown here since every piece is a unique work of art.

 


(Clg – 600-S)

$49.95

(Plus $6.00 shipping
in the US)


 

Kokoro
(Heart, Mind, Spirit)

On stiff white paper (Shikishi)
with a gold border.

10" 3/4 x 9" 1/2
27cm x 24cm

This piece is signed by the artist and includes the artists seal

Note that the calligraphy you receive may vary from that shown here since every piece is a unique work of art.

 


(Clg – 601-S)

$49.95

(Plus $6.00 shipping
in the US)


 

Zanchin
(Alertness, Awareness)

On stiff white paper (Shikishi)
with a gold border.

10" 3/4 x 9" 1/2
27cm x 24cm

This piece is signed by the artist and includes the artists seal

Note that the calligraphy you receive may vary from that shown here since every piece is a unique work of art.

 

 

 

 

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