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Small & Extra Fine Chinese Painting & Calligraphy Brushes (Part 2)

Part 1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5fSTRZM0xEU To obtain extra fine and small Chinese painting and calligraphy brushes http://www.manluenchoon.com/sitemap_e.html (An internationally renowned brushstore in Hong Kong, ships worldwide, a preferred store by many of my calligraphy and painting friends in Dallas.) http://stores.ebay.com/Big-Teapot-Brush-Jade-Dress-eStore__W0QQ_fsubZ336676QQ_scZ1QQ_sopZ1 (For inquiries … Continue reading

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Four Treasures Chinese Calligraphy Box Set for Beginners

1. Four Treasures box sets from Amazon, e-Bay or Taobao http://www.google.com/images?um=1&hl=en&tbs=isch%3A1&sa=1&q=Chinese+calligraphy+set&aq=f&aqi=g1&aql=&oq=&gs_rfai= More 文房四宝 from www.taobao.com http://s.taobao.com/search?q=%CE%C4%B7%BF%CB%C4%B1%A6&keyword=&commend=all&ssid=s5-e&search_type=item&atype=&tracelog= Hopefully these will make great Christmas gifts. 2. Preparing new brushes Soaking new brushes – Obeying the Centered Tip Principle 中鋒 is required in … Continue reading

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Multi-Purpose Chinese Calligraphy Brushes (Part 1)

http://cgi.ebay.com/10-CHINESE-CALLIGRAPHY-WATER-COLOR-BRUSH-/390278627445?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item5ade6b4075 These brushes made by Mr. Li Gang in China meet the criterion of good brushes – pointy, even, round, and resilient ( 尖齊圓健 ). These are the brushes I personally use for YouTube videos, teaching, and public events since … Continue reading

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