The Art of Calligraphy

At Nashville Shodo Club, students receive instruction in the art of Japanese calligraphy. There are actually two types of Japanese calligraphy, Shodo and Shuji. Instructor Kumi Hagiwara talks about how in Japan everybody learns Shodo, usually beginning in elementary school. Kumi explains how Shuji is more methodical while Shodo is more of an art.