Chinese Writing and Calligraphy (Latitude 20 Books (Paperback))

Chinese Writing and Calligraphy (Latitude 20 Books (Paperback))

Wendan Li


Suitable for faculty and highschool scholars and people studying all alone, this totally illustrated coursebook offers finished guideline within the historical past and useful suggestions of chinese language calligraphy. No past wisdom of the language is needed to stick with the textual content or whole the lessons.

The paintings covers 3 significant parts: 1) descriptions of chinese language characters and their parts, together with stroke forms, structure styles, and symptoms of sound and which means; 2) easy brush thoughts; and three) the social, cultural, ancient, and philosophical underpinnings of chinese language calligraphy―all of that are an important to figuring out and appreciating this artwork form.

Students perform brush writing as they growth from tracing to copying to free-hand writing. version characters are marked to point that means and stroke order, and recognized version words are proven in a number of script kinds, permitting scholars to perform diversified calligraphic types. newbies will locate the author’s suggestion on find out how to keep away from universal pitfalls in writing brush strokes important.

Chinese Writing and Calligraphy should be welcomed through either scholars and teachers short of an available textual content on studying the basics of the artwork of writing chinese language characters.

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