Chinese Calligraphy and Culture: An Easy-to-Use Guide for Learners of all Ages

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Chinese Calligraphy and Culture: An Easy-to-Use Guide for Learners of all Ages

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Chinese Calligraphy and Culture is a concise introduction to the dazzling art form known as calligraphy. A series of step-by-step exercises enable students to become aware of calligraphy’s different styles. In particular, they will learn proper technique that leads to the writing of Regular Script (楷书/楷書). An emphasis on Chinese culture over the ages provides context for the art form as it evolved across China and from there to countries in Asia and elsewhere. Illustrations from different eras in China’s history complement each chapter. Written by a team of master calligraphers and professional communicators, this book is an indispensable guide for understanding what many consider one of the world’s most revered art forms.

ISBN

ISBN 13: 978-1-936323-67-8 ISBN 10: 1-936323-67-2

Publication Date

12-2018

Publisher

MSL Academic Endeavors

City

Cleveland, Ohio

Keywords

China, Chinese calligraphy, Chinese culture, Chinese history, China’s dynasties, Chinese emperors, Chinese characters, Chinese radicals, Chinese art, Yin and Yang

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | East Asian Languages and Societies

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Chinese Calligraphy and Culture: An Easy-to-Use Guide for Learners of all Ages

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