Calligraphy enthusiasts can expand their horizons and augment their repertory of scripts with this detailed excursion into the method of creating beautifully inscribed Chinese characters. Organized into sections, this book presents Chinese characters that embrace a diversity of themes, including peace, happiness, love, long life, and many others. Each of 300 characters is presented with an explanation of its meaning and a note on how it is pronounced. Clear, step-by-step directions show beginning students exactly how to render the series of strokes which, when combined, create each elegant Chinese character. The author lists all necessary tools and materials, which include different kinds of paper, brushes and brush stands, paperweights, ink sticks, and ink stones. A chapter titled “Gallery of Chinese Calligraphy” presents many examples of traditional and contemporary Chinese calligraphic art from a variety of renowned artists. A glossary defines all items and terms that are cited in the book.
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Practice the ancient art of Chinese calligraphy with this step-by-step guide to rendering more than 300 individual characters. As beautifully decorative as they are meaningful, the characters of this elegant script can be used to embellish just about anything, and a single character can convey myriad thoughts and emotions.
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Descrizione libro Barron's Educational Series, 2007. Spiral-bound. Condizione libro: New. Never used!. Codice libro della libreria P110764159224
Descrizione libro Barron's Educational Series. SPIRAL-BOUND. Condizione libro: New. 0764159224 New Condition. Codice libro della libreria NEW7.0324930
Descrizione libro Barron's Educational Series, 2007. Spiral-bound. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0764159224