The Complete Guide to Chinese Calligraphy


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A comprehensive guide that will take your brush painting to new levels of achievement and excellence. By following Qu Lei Lei’s clear techniques and detailed step-by-step instructions you can replicate the scripts that have dominated the history of Chinese calligraphy and bring meaning and style to your writing. Discover the five primary scripts used through Chinese history – from the earliest pictographic characters, through the beautiful Zhuan, Han and Standard scripts, to the modern Running script Use the detailed, fully illustrated techniques to develop your skills. Practice the scripts with the integrated tracing paper, learning to use the brush like a traditional calligrapher. Over 15 projects let you put your skills into practice, creating beautiful artworks and present Hardback, 208 x 276 mm; 144 pages