« With calligraphy, it’s the style before anything else. Knowing the signification of writing is not the only purpose. The aim in particular is the movement, the energy, the precision that is needed and the pictorial aspect.
I’ve started calligraphy in 2002 and I received my master title in 2011. It’s an honour for me !
I like this ceremony : when we are about to write, the straight position, the ink preparation with the stick (the Sumi) that we soak in some water drops and that we rub on the little stone container (the Suzuri). I feel transported by the noise of rubbing and the smell of earth when the ink is melting. I like the ink tone and the variations of colours. I also like the fluiditu of movement, the paintbrush that skims the surface of the paper without interruption until the ink runs out, without breaking the movement. As we write, the paintbrush is parched ; the outline is first full and then becomes irregular, even hairy… »