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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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Cursive Style Chinese Calligraphy Demo with Datong Xu

Datong is my classmate at Nanjing Univ. He currently teaches Chinese calligraphy and painting in Tucson, AZ. We have been good friends for thirty years. Recently he visited our home in LA and had great time doing painting and calligraphy … 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 & painting master 溥心畬 Pu Hsin-Yu 2/5

http://www.art-virtue.com/painting/history/ching/PuRu/bio-PuRu.htm http://www.npm.gov.tw/english/exhbition/fu0010/intro-e.htm Chinese Calligraphy painting master 溥心畬 Pu Hsin-Yu (1896-1963) Part 2/5 Duration : 0:2:41 Technorati Tags: art, Bamboo, Bird, calligraphy, China, Chinese, dynasty, flower, Japanese, landscape, painting, River, rock, Shodo, watercolor, wisteria, 中国, 溥儒, 溥心畬, 绘画

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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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Calligraphy Model Book Free Download & 楷書 Chinese calligraphy characters: 尋仁恭

Free Chinese Calligraphy model book download: http://www.shufa.org/bbs/thread-26695-1-1.html (no login required / complete version of one of Ouyang Xun’s famous models) Chinese calligraphy in Kai Shu with stroke sequences: http://www.art-virtue.com/styles/kai/index.htm 尋 search 仁 benevolence 恭 respectful German: 尋 suchen 仁 Gutmütigkeit … Continue reading

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Hirokazu Kosaka: Calligraphy Demonstration: pt. 1 of 4 – Brushes – Indianapolis Museum of Art

http://www.imamuseum.org/ IMA – Indianapolis Museum of Art Japanese artist Hirokazu Kosaka instructs you on the basics of Japanese and Chinese printmaking. This first part (of four) is an introduction to brushes. Duration : 0:6:23 Technorati Tags: art, brushes, calligraphy, Hirokazu, … 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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“Eternity” – Chinese Calligraphy Lesson with Datong Xu

Datong is my classmate at Nanjing Univ. He currently teaches Chinese Calligraphy and painting in Tucson, AZ. We have been good friends for thirty years. Recently he visited our home in LA and had great time doing painting and calligraphy … Continue reading

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