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居合道 is the Japanese Kanji title for the martial art of Iaidō, which emphasizes the smooth and elegant draw of the sword from its scabbard.
These same characters are used in Chinese and old Korean but not with the same meaning as read in Japanese. Therefore, this should be considered a "Japanese only" title.
Below are some entries from our dictionary that may match your iaido search...
If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese
|Simple Dictionary Definition|
| iaidou / iaido いあいどう
|| iaido (art of drawing the Japanese sword)
More info / calligraphy:
| musoujikideneishinryuu / musojikideneshinryu むそうじきでんえいしんりゅう
|| (martial arts term) Muso Jikiden Eishin-ryu (iaido style)
More info / calligraphy:
Muso Jikiden Eishin-Ryu
| iaigatana いあいがたな
|| (martial arts term) practice sword used in iaido
The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...
|Iaido||居合道||iaidou / iaido|
|Muso Jikiden Eishin-Ryu||無双直伝英信流||mu sou jiki den ei shin ryuu
mu so jiki den ei shin ryu
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When the calligrapher finishes creating your artwork, it is taken to my art mounting workshop in Beijing where a wall scroll is made by hand from a combination of silk, rice paper, and wood.
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The wall scroll that Sandy is holding in this picture is a "large size"
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We also offer custom wall scrolls in small, medium, and an even-larger jumbo size.
Professional calligraphers are getting to be hard to find these days.
Instead of drawing characters by hand, the new generation in China merely type roman letters into their computer keyboards and pick the character that they want from a list that pops up.
There is some fear that true Chinese calligraphy may become a lost art in the coming years. Many art institutes in China are now promoting calligraphy programs in hopes of keeping this unique form of art alive.
Even with the teachings of a top-ranked calligrapher in China, my calligraphy will never be good enough to sell. I will leave that to the experts.
The same calligrapher who gave me those lessons also attracted a crowd of thousands and a TV crew as he created characters over 6-feet high. He happens to be ranked as one of the top 100 calligraphers in all of China. He is also one of very few that would actually attempt such a feat.
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