My journey to letter cutting 1

I started doing western calligraphy as a hobby in my native country, Japan, in 1995. I still remember the first day of my calligraphy lessons. I was so fascinated with the lines and letters that were created by the movement of a broad edge nib which is an essential tool of western calligraphy, but very different from the brush techniques of Japanese calligraphy. Half a year after my first calligraphy lesson, I took a workshop which was taught by a prominent American callig