The Beginner's Guide to Chinese Calligraphy

The Beginner's Guide to Chinese Calligraphy

Author: Yi Yuan

Publisher: Shanghai Press

ISBN: 1602201137

Category: Art

Page: 80

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Perfect for beginners, this calligraphy book teaches over 100 Chinese paintings and calligraphies along with historical and cultural information. As one of the most fascinating artistic form in the world, Chinese calligraphy has long been an area of interest to both novices and researchers. This easy-to-use guide introduces all the basic elements of the standard Chinese calligraphy script, Kaishu, with step-by-step instructions and diagrams for each of the 8 basic strokes. The purpose of this book is two-fold. On one had, it contains a short history of Chinese calligaphy and an introduction to Kaishu style, which embodies the very essense of the "Eastern arts" for those who find themselves interested in the arts of the Asian countries. On the other hand, for those who know about Chinese calligraphy and want to try their hand at it, the book, with Kaishu as a starting point, introduces the basic skills of the ancient and exquisite art of Chinese calligraphy. The rules and methods contained in the book will make the learning process easier with clear diagrams and images.

Beginner's Guide to Chinese Calligraphy

Beginner's Guide to Chinese Calligraphy

Author: Yuan Yi

Publisher: Shanghai Press

ISBN: 9781938368769

Category: Art

Page: 80

View: 416

As one of the most fascinating artistic form in the world, Chinese calligraphy has long been an area of interest to both novices and researchers. This easy-to-use guide introduces all the basic elements of the standard Chinese calligraphy script, Kaishu, with step-by-step instructions and diagrams for each of the 8 basic strokes.The purpose of this book is two-fold. On one had, it contains a short history of Chinese calligaphy and an introduction to Kaishu style, which embodies the very essense of the "Eastern arts" for those who find themselves interested in the arts of the Asian countries. On the other hand, for those who know about Chinese calligraphy and want to try their hand at it, the book, with Kaishu as a starting point, introduces the basic skills of the ancient and exquisite art of Chinese calligraphy. The rules and methods contained in the book will make the learning process easier with clear diagrams and images.

A Beginner's Guide to Chinese Brush Painting

A Beginner's Guide to Chinese Brush Painting

Author: Caroline Self

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 9781462921744

Category: Art

Page: 64

View: 834

A Beginner's Guide to Chinese Brush Painting teaches this ancient art form in an easy-to-understand way—no prior experience necessary! As one of the oldest continuous artistic traditions in the world, Chinese brush painting has been used for thousands of years to create images that harness the imagination, and capture the inner spirit of a subject—be it an animal, landscape or tree. All you need for this simple, but beautiful, art form is black watercolor paint, white paper, a brush and some creativity! An introduction tells you about the history of brush painting, and also gives tips for holding your brush, achieving different shades and collecting your materials. After that, the book takes you step-by-step through more than 35 hands-on activities—including basic strokes, putting them together to create an object or scene, the importance of leaving open space and even writing some Chinese calligraphy. With the help of this book, artists of all ages can learn to paint: Bamboo stalks, branches and leaf clusters A knotted pine tree and its delicate needles A snail with a spiral shell and little body peeking out from underneath A waterfall gliding down the side of a mountain And much more! You'll find that this activity will help you learn to center your mind and thoughts, and your masterpieces will be inspiring decorations or great gifts for friends and family. Get started learning this "soft martial art!"

A Beginner's Guide To Writing Chinese (Part 1)

A Beginner's Guide To Writing Chinese (Part 1)

Author: Jia Ming Wang

Publisher:

ISBN: 195487913X

Category:

Page: 114

View: 397

The current book volume is Part 1 (第一册, dì yī cè) of the Writing Chinese (学习书写常用汉字, Xuéxí shūxiě chángyòng hànzì) series. Kindle Edition: www.amazon.com/dp/B095S897WJ Paperback Edition: www.amazon.com/dp/195487913X Book Features: 1. A dedicated chapter for learning strokes order of Chinese characters writing. 2. The Chinese characters in the book have corresponding English and Pinyin; 3. The book has 110 pages (print) and includes hundreds of commonly-used simplified Chinese characters; 4. It's originally designed for the beginners and primary school students; 5. The book is suitable for all levels of Mandarin Chinese learners (Level 1 to Level 6). The books in the Writing Chinese series, essentially the copybook to practice writing Chinese characters, provide you thousands of frequently used common Chinese characters. For the simplicity of the readers, each volume in this series includes about 400 to 500 unique characters. All the characters are provided with pinyin, and English interpretations. All the characters are organized in different chapters based on the radicals (部首, Bù shǒu). Free online Mandarin Chinese lessons (Ming Mandarin): www.MingMandarin.com -Jia Ming

A Beginner's Guide To Writing Chinese (Part 4)

A Beginner's Guide To Writing Chinese (Part 4)

Author: Jia Ming Wang

Publisher:

ISBN: 1954879164

Category:

Page: 110

View: 317

The current book volume is Part 4 (第四册, dì sì cè) of the Writing Chinese (学习书写常用汉字, Xuéxí shūxiě chángyòng hànzì) series. Kindle Edition: www.amazon.com/dp/B096BJNW5W Paperback Edition: www.amazon.com/dp/1954879164 Book Features: 1. A dedicated chapter for learning strokes order of Chinese characters writing. 2. The Chinese characters in the book have corresponding English and Pinyin; 3. The book has over 100 pages (print) and includes hundreds of commonly-used simplified Chinese characters; 4. It's originally designed for the beginners and primary school students; 5. The book is suitable for all levels of Mandarin Chinese learners (Level 1 to Level 6). The books in the Writing Chinese series, essentially the copybook to practice writing Chinese characters, provide you thousands of frequently used common Chinese characters. For the simplicity of the readers, each volume in this series includes about 400 to 500 unique characters. All the characters are provided with pinyin, and English interpretations. All the characters are organized in different chapters based on the radicals (部首, Bù shǒu). Free online Mandarin Chinese lessons (Ming Mandarin): www.MingMandarin.com -Jia Ming

A Beginner's Guide To Writing Chinese (Part 6)

A Beginner's Guide To Writing Chinese (Part 6)

Author: Jia Ming Wang

Publisher:

ISBN: 1954879180

Category:

Page: 108

View: 180

The current book volume is Part 6 (第六册, dì liù cè) of the Writing Chinese (学习书写常用汉字, Xuéxí shūxiě chángyòng hànzì) series. Kindle Edition: www.amazon.com/dp/B096M5LMKY Paperback Edition: www.amazon.com/dp/1954879180 Book Features: 1. A dedicated chapter for learning strokes order of Chinese characters writing. 2. The Chinese characters in the book have corresponding English and Pinyin; 3. The book has over 100 pages (print) and includes hundreds of commonly-used simplified Chinese characters; 4. It's originally designed for the beginners and primary school students; 5. The book is suitable for all levels of Mandarin Chinese learners (Level 1 to Level 6). The books in the Writing Chinese series, essentially the copybook to practice writing Chinese characters, provide you thousands of frequently used common Chinese characters. For the simplicity of the readers, each volume in this series includes about 400 to 500 unique characters. All the characters are provided with pinyin, and English interpretations. All the characters are organized in different chapters based on the radicals (部首, Bù shǒu). Free online Mandarin Chinese lessons (Ming Mandarin): www.MingMandarin.com -Jia Ming

A Beginner's Guide To Writing Chinese (Part 2)

A Beginner's Guide To Writing Chinese (Part 2)

Author: Jia Ming Wang

Publisher:

ISBN: 1954879148

Category:

Page: 112

View: 620

The current book volume is Part 2 (第二册, dì èr cè) of the Writing Chinese (学习书写常用汉字, Xuéxí shūxiě chángyòng hànzì) series. Kindle Edition: www.amazon.com/dp/B095Z6RH8C In press. Paperback Edition: www.amazon.com/dp/1954879148 Book Features: 1. A dedicated chapter for learning strokes order of Chinese characters writing. 2. The Chinese characters in the book have corresponding English and Pinyin; 3. The book has 110 pages (print) and includes hundreds of commonly-used simplified Chinese characters; 4. It's originally designed for the beginners and primary school students; 5. The book is suitable for all levels of Mandarin Chinese learners (Level 1 to Level 6). The books in the Writing Chinese series, essentially the copybook to practice writing Chinese characters, provide you thousands of frequently used common Chinese characters. For the simplicity of the readers, each volume in this series includes about 400 to 500 unique characters. All the characters are provided with pinyin, and English interpretations. All the characters are organized in different chapters based on the radicals (部首, Bù shǒu). Free online Mandarin Chinese lessons (Ming Mandarin): www.MingMandarin.com -Jia Ming

A Beginner's Guide To Writing Chinese (Part 5)

A Beginner's Guide To Writing Chinese (Part 5)

Author: Jia Ming Wang

Publisher:

ISBN: 1954879172

Category:

Page: 110

View: 820

The current book volume is Part 5 (第五册, dì wǔ cè) of the Writing Chinese (学习书写常用汉字, Xuéxí shūxiě chángyòng hànzì) series. Kindle Edition: In press. Paperback Edition: In press. Book Features: 1. A dedicated chapter for learning strokes order of Chinese characters writing. 2. The Chinese characters in the book have corresponding English and Pinyin; 3. The book has over 100 pages (print) and includes hundreds of commonly-used simplified Chinese characters; 4. It's originally designed for the beginners and primary school students; 5. The book is suitable for all levels of Mandarin Chinese learners (Level 1 to Level 6). The books in the Writing Chinese series, essentially the copybook to practice writing Chinese characters, provide you thousands of frequently used common Chinese characters. For the simplicity of the readers, each volume in this series includes about 400 to 500 unique characters. All the characters are provided with pinyin, and English interpretations. All the characters are organized in different chapters based on the radicals (部首, Bù shǒu). Free online Mandarin Chinese lessons (Ming Mandarin): www.MingMandarin.com -Jia Ming

The Beginner's Guide to Chinese Calligraphy Semi-cursive script

The Beginner's Guide to Chinese Calligraphy Semi-cursive script

Author: Zhou Bin

Publisher: Shanghai Press

ISBN: 1602201390

Category: Art

Page: 0

View: 942

Perfect for beginners, this calligraphy book teaches over 100 Chinese paintings and calligraphies along with historical and cultural information. Chinese calligraphy is a unique visual art form that can be appreciated regardless of having previous knowledge of Chinese characters. While modern Chinese calligraphy consists of five styles, this book focuses on the semi-cursive script, a practical style that emphasizes the transition and structure between strokes. The Beginner's Guide to Chinese Calligraphy Semi-cursive Script teaches how to write the practical and artistic semi-cursive script. Based on the style of Zhao Mengfu, a master of semi-cursive script, you will learn the distinct features of the script and what exemplifies the semi-cursive style. This guide, with step by step illustrations, reduces the difficulty for beginners to learn Chinese calligraphy and is truly a must for Chinese calligraphy amateurs.

A Beginners’ Guide to Fountain Pens: An Introduction and Guide to Inexpensive Chinese Fountain Pens

A Beginners’ Guide to Fountain Pens: An Introduction and Guide to Inexpensive Chinese Fountain Pens

Author: Rob Fitzmaurice

Publisher: Rob Fitzmaurice

ISBN:

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page:

View: 673

This book covers everything that anyone new to fountain pens needs to know about how to choose, use, maintain and enjoy these pens. Everything that you need to know about - from the parts of a pen, nibs, filling systems, inks and paper is included in this book, which will provide you with a detailed, step-by-step guide to using these beautiful and functional pens. Photographs and diagrams are included throughout this book to help you to learn which pens and nibs to choose, along with how to avoid making mistakes. This book concentrates on the low-cost, Chinese made pens, which are ideally suited to beginners to the fountain pen hobby, but the advice applies to all fountain pens. The second part of this book provides a detailed summary of the readily available, popular (and affordable) Chinese made fountain pens. This part of the book gives an overview of particular, commonly encountered pen manufacturers and their popular models.

Chinese Calligraphy

Chinese Calligraphy

Author: Lei Lei Qu

Publisher: Art Media Resources Limited

ISBN: UVA:X004803901

Category: Art

Page: 36

View: 430

This introduction to Chinese calligraphy aims to instruct and inspire interest in the beauty of Chinese calligraphy. The book distills the basic principles of Chinese calligraphy into an easy-to-follow, teach-yourself guide.