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09-27-2010, 11:10 PM

I was preparing a tattoo design (愛子供妻) and found out how amazing is running script of kanji for "wife"

written in one brush stroke



tattoo design in 2 different styles of 楷書 (standard script)、愛子供妻: love, kids, wife
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10-03-2010, 11:54 PM

一撃必殺 one punch certain death (Karate Kyokushin motto)



龍涙 tears of dragon, my pen name (as in ink of the soul)



an old character for a dragon 龍



another tattoo design, 七転八起 - always raising after a fall
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10-05-2010, 08:34 PM

hello Ryruruii my japanese friend admires your calligraphy very much so that is praise indeed.
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10-05-2010, 10:54 PM

hi Babs, i really appreciate it.

the aim of writing calligraphy is for the calligrapher and the viewer to enjoy it, so i am happy it works that way
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10-13-2010, 02:50 AM

夢雲 dreaming cloud

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10-13-2010, 12:46 PM

Wow, these are epic. I really like them alot. Alot of expression and feel. Each one particular to the meaning of it's own. Very impressive.


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10-13-2010, 01:24 PM

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夢雲 dreaming cloud

really love these. I love clouds so much-- and I dream a lot also


Really superb!! Keep going as you are. You will be a star!!!!!!!!!!!!! Babs.
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10-13-2010, 10:48 PM

Thanks guys.

This one is the biggest i wrote so far, 910x1815mm.
Dragon in flight 飛龍 (ひりゅう)



here is the size reference
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10-14-2010, 03:52 AM

No wonder those pictures you posted looked so awesome. You are an expert calligrapher!



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10-14-2010, 07:42 AM

I am afraid I won't be an expert for another 20-30 years...or more.

Below my attempt in kana: 人生とは一瞬の幸福を追求する旅, life is a journey of seeking moments of happiness.

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