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Japanese calligraphy (書道 shodō) also called shūji (習字) is a form of calligraphy, or artistic writing, of the Japanese language. For a long time, the most esteemed calligrapher in Japan had been Wang Xizhi, a Chinese calligrapher in the 4th century, but after the invention of Hiragana and Katakana, the Japanese unique syllabaries, the distinctive Japanese writing system developed and calligraphers produced styles intrinsic to Japan. The term shodō (書道) is likely of Chinese origin as it is widely used to describe the art of Chinese calligraphy during the Chinese Tang dynasty period. - WIKIPEDIA

Tony K. Skeen received his teaching license from NIHON SHUJI KYOIKU ZAIDAN in 1998  and continues to teach both private Shodo lessons as well as part of the dojo kyu requirements.  

Shodo - Calligraphy - Wed 6-6:50
$30 Month or $10 for Individual Class
Classes are 45 Minutes
By Appointment Only

Calligraphy classes are limited to a set number of people due to supplies (brushes, paper, table space) and thus are by appointment only through Tony K. Skeen.  3rd through 1st kyu students have an additional calligraphy requirement covered by their normal dojo dues.  Anyone receiving solo lessons or lessons prior to 3rd kyu requirements must pay for a $20 a month lesson fee as well as purchase brushes and other items to adequately train outside the school.  For more information contact Tony for details.

For Shodo Lessons or other business related specifically to Shodo, please contact Tony K. Skeen directily at: 816-853-5806

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