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Thank you for your registration.  The Fall 2023 Session has been over. 

 Coming-up Soon! SPECIAL EVENT  

Nashville Shodo Club 1st Kakizome(書初め)!!

---Charity Event---

What is Kakizome?? →  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kakizome


■ 9:30-11:00AM

@Sevier Park Community Center(see map below)

■ 7 year old+

■ $20/person (All profit goes to the Nashville Childrens' art programs directly※)

■ Write a phrase and your name in Japanese

Just Bring Yourself!

Supported by


Thanks to our supporters: 

★Paper and sumi liquid provided by Yasutomo, a Japanese art supply company


 ★Scrolls provided by JAST(Japan-America Society of Tennessee)


 ★You can borrow the Shodo tools from Nashville  Shodo Club



We will select 5 Awards:

★ Yasutomo Award, ★JAST Award, ★ Sevier Park Community Center Award, ★Edgehill Library Award,

★ Nashville Shodo Club Award



■ 9:30-10:30: Learn Shodo fundamental rules and practice lines. Practice your preferred phrase

■ 10:30-11:00: Finish your piece on the scroll with your name in Japanese (Katakana style)

■ 11:00: Take a photo of your piece and you can take the scroll home with you

※Sumi ink stains are very hard to clean. Please wear something that can get stained

※All profits go to the children's art programs at Sevier Park Community Center and Edgehill Library

                                                             Registration is here


※The Spring 2024 session is scheduled!!

2024 Spring session

April  6th~ June 1st

■ Saturdays / Bi-weekly

■ 5 classes

(April 6th, 20th, May 4th, 18th & June 1st)

Registration will open in February 1st, 2024

■ 2 Sessions / year (SpringFall)

■ Saturdays - Bi-weekly

■ 5 classes  ■ 1h 30mins

■ Beginners: 9:30am~/ Intermedaite: 10:00am~

■ @Sevier Park Community Center(see the map→)

■ 13 year old + (ask if you want to learn with your younger kids)

■ $60/person

■ Registrations are here:currently closed

Go to "Contact" page if you have any questions. Thanks!

If you don't want to wait until spring and start drawing Shodo, here is a Shodo book for a self-learner sold at Amazon!

Shodo: Japanese Calligraphy for A Self-Learner: Summary of important Shodo rules, knowledge and techniques -$19.50

Click the book picture linked to Amazon site