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1 1 23/10/07, Chinese Chess & Calligraphy Society

2 What is calligraphy? "the art of giving form to signs in an expressive, harmonious and skillful manner" What is Chinese calligraphy? Shufa "the way of writing

3 The main styles: 3 Seal Script Clerical Script Semi-cursive Script Cursive Script Regular Script

4 4

5 5 Brush: Ink: Ink stone: Rice paper :

6 6 Proper posture for writing while seated Proper posture for writing while standing Holding the brushRaised wrist method Suspended wrist method

7 7 Dot Dash Perpendicular downstroke Downstroke to the left

8 8 Wavelike stroke Hook Upstroke to the right Bend or twist

9 1.From left to right 2.From upper to lower 3.From outside to inside 9 dare gǎn

10 Having a keen eye for the beautiful Learn to become a calligrapher yourself! 10


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