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KAI SHU 楷書 sample characters in Chinese calligraphy: 聖善傳

Chinese calligraphy in Kai Shu: http://www.art-virtue.com/styles/kai/index.htm 聖 holy 善 goodness 傳 transmit Practicing Kai Shu calligraphy is a preliminary step before learning other styles of Chinese Calligraphy and Chinese painting. Duration : 0:4:30 Technorati Tags: art, calligraphy, China, Chinese, Japanese, … Continue reading

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Lishu Chinese Calligraphy Exercise 隸書書法練習 書聖相

Free download Chinese Calligraphy models http://www.9610.com/Index1.htm Please go to 秦汉 where the Clerical Styles were most popular in the Han Dynasty Basics of Clerical Styles explained in Playlist http://www.youtube.com/artvirtue#g/c/BF3A012C7B12B59D Unrelated sample characters in this video: 書 book; write 聖 sage; … Continue reading

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Improvization & Critique on Chinese Calligraphy After Concert & Water Writing

After writing for already two hours during the music concert on August 1, 2009, Lily came and asked for a piece of Chinese calligraphy in semi-cursive or cursive style. Then she gave a critique on the improvized calligraphy 高山流水 (High … Continue reading

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Li Shu 隸書 Chinese calligraphy sample lesson #2 (why prefer older rubbings?)

Original rubbings ( 原拓 ) from steles of Chinese Calligraphy models are always preferred by well-trained Chinese calligraphers and teachers. The shape, structure, spirits of each characters as well as nuances are well kept; however, due to aging and Acts … Continue reading

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Chinese calligraphy cursive & semi-cursive scripts sample: 盡高勸帝祥荷蒙亮

Brushes sold from: http://www.oriental-crafts.com (enter e-Bay store, probably largest selection and lowest prices worldwide) Meanings of the sample characters in this video: 盡 doing best, 高 high, 勸 persuade, 帝 emperor, 祥 good luck, 荷 lotus,蒙 cover, 亮 bright http://www.art-virtue.com/styles/hsin/index.htm … Continue reading

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Li Shu 隸書 Chinese Calligraphy Sample Characters: 馮侍魯

Free Chinese Calligraphy models download 乙瑛碑 http://www.wenhuacn.com/article.asp?classid=33&articleid=6907 http://www.9610.com/qinhan/yyb/ http://www.wenhuacn.com/shufa/article.asp?classid=33&articleid=2647 http://www.wenhuacn.com/shufa/article.asp?classid=33&articleid=2648 http://www.wenhuacn.com/shufa/article.asp?classid=33&articleid=2649 http://www.9610.com/qinhan/xianyu/ http://www.9610.com/qinhan/cqb/ About Chinese calligraphy clerical style http://www.art-virtue.com/styles/li/index.htm Sample characters: 馮 a Chinese surname Feng (pronounced as “fon”) 侍 serve 魯 a Chinese surname Lu Duration : 0:3:40 Technorati … Continue reading

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Chinese Calligraphy Scroll (High Definition) – Peace Love Joy 和平愛喜 with Signature

Reissued in High Definition with additional part of adding recipient’s name and artist’s signature. Chinese Calligraphy Scroll “Peace Love Joy (和平愛喜)” Writing “Peace Love Joy” in cursive and semi-cursive Chinese calligraphy for Katia from Russia during a Chinese music concert … Continue reading

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Your Name in Free Chinese Calligraphy (eg. Robert 羅伯特)

Step 1: http://www.chinese-tools.com/names Get a phonetic translation of your name Step 2: http://www.9610.com/zidian/index.htm Free online Chinese calligraphy dictionary First, click on [搜索] button at least twice Step 3: Copy and paste each Chinese character to the online dictionarys search box … Continue reading

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Gold Pigment 金粉書法 Chinese Calligraphy on Cerulean & Red Xuan Paper

Gold pigments used in this video www.orientalartsupply.com/products/colors.cfm Google search: 金粉書法 or gold pigment calligraphy “Centered Tip Principle” for Chinese calligraphy writing http://www.art-virtue.com/principles/p5-centertip.htm Due to the tackiness and density of the gold pigment powder, I made a rare exception to the … 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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