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Introduction to the art of Chinese calligraphy - May 2019: Basic principles

Wednesday, 01 May 2019 2.00pm to Wednesday, 01 May 2019 3.30pm

Program: Introduction to the art of Chinese calligraphy - May 2019
Venue: Art Gallery Society members lounge
Lecturer: Teacher - Xueyi Bai

We begin with an introduction to the historical development of Chinese calligraphy, the four tools for writing, and the eight basic strokes. You will learn the rules of stroke and character order for writing Chinese being guided as to how to hold the brush correctly and learn three basic strokes - dot, horizontal and vertical, and use them to write the character for jade.