Whether you take up a brush after having an idea or you do it while writing on the contrary? It is a difficult problem than expected. In any case, it takes time to adjust your mind before you take up a brush. Just like making tea with teapot, you grind an ink-cake, because you find deep meaning in setup. There are times when you finish before having a brush after grinding a ink-cake, though. From the calligrapher's "Calligraphy And Letters Are Intriguing ."
"December 7 2018
from “Oriori no Kotoba” by Kiyokazu Washida, The Asahi Shimbun"