I went to see calligrapher’s solo exhibition. He is Tsutomu Kanada who has written calligraphy works in Nagoya, Japan.
Center one is “N(kana)” . It is The last character of hiragana.
Right one is “Hohoemi”. It means Smile in English.
Left one is “Ikiro”. It means “Live!” in English.
Center one is “Watashi”. It means “I” or “Myself” in English.
Right one is “Warai”. It means “Lough” in English.
This one is “Ima”. It means “Now” in English.
This One is “Saku”. It means “Bloom” in English. This is my favorite. Gradation and boldness is very wonderful.
This one is “Asobu”. It means “Play” in English. Well, The kana on left of the kanji, it is written as “Let’s play”.
This One is “Tsuki”. It means “Moon” in English. This moon is written to resemble the crescent moon.
It is black‐and‐white painting. It is full moon.
His calligraphy style is freedom. Those characters are written artistically. My calligraphy is penmanship, but his one is art.
In Japan, those calligraphy what he writes are commonly used such as gifts and Interior.
Do you like this kind of calligraphy?
Those calligraphy works are popular in Japan. me, too.
So, I want to know whether those are popular for foreign people. Do you like those calligraphy works? Which do you like in his works? Please tell us your opinion. Thank you.
Fudemoji Tsutomu Official Site >> http://fudemoji.jp/