9003Re: Re: Tenkoku
- Jan 20, 2003
>True, but in English anybody who I've met calls it a knive and you don't
> From: Solveig <nostrand@...>
>Greetings from Solveig! The traditional seal carving tool is a ctually a
>small chisel and not a knife. You can buy the things at calligraphy supply
>stores in Japan.
push it like a chisel. I recommend buying a 1/4" or 3/16" bits of high
speed steel (cheap) and wrapping them with rubber tape and the like. The
stores want $20-30 for this little bit.
>Gosh. That calligraphy mill charges $160.00 for a certificate.From what I've read, calligraphy in Japan is all about certificates and
not much to do with art. So this is not surprising. They have levels,
formal schools, the works.
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