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    Materials for beginners

    There are too many materials to choose from around the world. Here are Junko's favourite & authentic picks for beginners to start Japanese ink art.

    Starter kit AU$65 + postage

    1 x brush for both Shodo and Sumie - 35mm x 8mm, weasel & horse hair mixed, handmade by Ikkyuen brand Japan

    1 x fine brush for poem style calligraphy, details and signature - 19mm x 2.8mm, weasel hair, handmade by Ikkyuen brand Japan

    1 x ink stick - grind on an ink stone with some water - 93mm x 20mm x 10mm

    1 x ink stone - 133mm x 74mm x 19mm

    60 sheets x rice papers machine made(50) hand made(10)- 334mm x 242mm

    15 x models - calligraphy (8) & paintings (7)

    Brush AU$25

    Fine brush AU$15

    Ink stone + Ink stick AU$25

    Stamp stone 13mm x 13mm AU$15

    Stamp stone 16mm x 16mm AU$18

    Red wax AU$10

    60 sheets x rice papers AU$5

    machine made (50) & hand made (10)