one of the most fascinating artistic form in the world, Chinese
calligraphy has long been an area of interest to both novices and
researchers. This easy-to-use guide introduces all the basic elements of
the standard Chinese calligraphy script, Kaishu, with step-by-step instructions and diagrams for each of the 8 basic strokes.
purpose of this book is two-fold. On one had, it contains a short
history of Chinese calligaphy and an introduction to Kaishu style, which
embodies the very essense of the "Eastern arts" for those who find
themselves interested in the arts of the Asian countries. On the other
hand, for those who know about Chinese calligraphy and want to try their
hand at it, the book, with Kaishu as a starting point, introduces the
basic skills of the ancient and exquisite art of Chinese calligraphy.
The rules and methods contained in the book will make the learning
process easier with clear diagrams and images.