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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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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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Chinese calligraphy lessons: 12. Brush pens

Here I talk about brush pens, their merits, and deficiencies compared to normal brushes. Brush pens are basically brushes with ink reservoirs and caps. The concept is good, but the execution is often bad. Brush pens’ writing quality is far … Continue reading

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Kai Shu Characters 淮孫景 in Chinese Calligraphy Wei Bei Style

Free download of various Chinese calligraphy models of the Wei and Jin Dynasties: http://www.9610.com/weijin/1.htm http://www.art-virtue.com/styles/kai/index.htm#5 魏碑 (“Wei Bei”), a subset of Chinese Calligraphy Kai Shu styles, is generally regarded as one of the best art forms for training the technical … 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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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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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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Evolution of Chinese Character 生 in Calligraphy Styles

Chinese calligraphy styles http://www.art-virtue.com/styles/ It’s not necessary for a Chinese Calligraphy teacher / student and a Mandarin Chinese teacher/student to teach or learn various styles of Chinese calligraphy and 異體字 (variant Chinese characters) unless one is determined to master Chinese … 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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