Growth of Japanese Culture

Distinctive Japanese Arts - Summary By Michael Mudd

Calligraphy and Painting

Writing was a way to express beauty. Japanese Calligraphy is an art of writing. Most Japanese drawings are very detailed.


  • Calligraphy was the art of beautiful writing
  • Brushing paint was a skill in the 600s

Flower Arranging and Gardening

Flower arranging is a tradition that Buddhists did. Use small trees or flowers when decorating.
Art of Japanese flower arrangement - IKEBANA No2