Posts Tagged ‘caligraphy’

WEI BEI 魏碑 Chinese calligraphy (General Introduction – Part 1)

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

top chinese calligraphy 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 requirements of different Chinese calligraphy styles and Chinese painting genres. The great 張大千 (Zhang Da-Chian / Pinyin: Zhang Daqian) was renowned for his Wei Bei style calligraphy and often inscribed his Chinese paintings with his own calligraphy.

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Chinese calligraphy 書法

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

top chinese calligraphy Chinese calligraphy ( 書法 ), pronounced as “shu fa”, is a high art practiced and esteemed throughout Chinese history and in many Asian countries.
Chinese calligraphy is the cornerstone of Chinese brush painting. If one has good foundation in Chinese calligraphy, s/he will master Chinese brush painting faster and easier than those who practice Chinese painting without a foundation in Chinese calligraphy. Many Chinese painting techniques are derived from Chinese calligraphy strokes.

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