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An introduction to Chinese calligraphy, Lucien X. Polastrong, Jiaojia Ouyang

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An introduction to Chinese calligraphy
Title
An introduction to Chinese calligraphy
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Lucien X. Polastrong, Jiaojia Ouyang
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eng
Summary
With 142 photos and these short, step-by-step lessons from a master Chinese calligrapher, you can enjoy the basics of the beautiful characters of Chinese. Begin by learning the history and traditions of this art form, and the techniques of using the "four treasures": the brush and other basic tools. Learn the correct body position, and how to hold the brush. Then practice calligraphy in the Kaishu style, with clear instructions and easy exercises to guide you. First you will learn 19 basic strokes. You can then combine them to write Chinese characters, and finally, four chengyu (proverbs). A selection of calligraphy artworks by contemporary artists is also included to inspire you
Dewey number
745.619951
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
An introduction to Chinese calligraphy, Lucien X. Polastrong, Jiaojia Ouyang
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
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  • text
  • still image
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  • txt
  • sti
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  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
80 pages
Isbn
9780764352423
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
An introduction to Chinese calligraphy, Lucien X. Polastrong, Jiaojia Ouyang
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
80 pages
Isbn
9780764352423
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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