The Beginner's Guide to Chinese Calligraphy

The Beginner's Guide to Chinese Calligraphy

An Introduction to Semi-cursive Script (Xingshu)

Book - 2013
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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.
Publisher: New York : Better Link Press, c2013.
ISBN: 9781602201392
1602201390
Characteristics: 80 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Weiwei, Zhou
Yuan, Yi

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