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Following a history of Chinese calligraphy—going all the way back to the pictographic beginnings of Chinese writing more than 4,000 years ago—the author explains the basic construction of individual characters and the ways in which calligraphy is used by Chinese artists, including calligraphic seals and inscriptions on paintings. The final chapters are devoted to detailed, step-by-step instructions for using Chinese painting equipment and for mastering the techniques needed to create stunning examples of brushwork calligraphy. Many black-and-white illus. Bibliography. Index.

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Author provides both practical instruction and historical background, as well as examining the relationship of Chinese calligraphy to other art forms. Many black-and-white illustrations.

Synopsis:

Following a history of Chinese calligraphy and#151; going all the way back to the pictographic beginnings of Chinese writing more than 4,000 years ago and#151; the author explains the basic construction of individual characters and the ways in which calligraphy is used by Chinese artists, including calligraphic seals and inscriptions on paintings.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486417394
Author:
Long, Jean
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
Mineola, NY
Subject:
Calligraphy
Subject:
Calligraphy, chinese
Subject:
Techniques - Calligraphy
Subject:
Art-Calligraphy
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Lettering, Calligraphy, Typography
Series Volume:
160
Publication Date:
20010631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
numerous line and halftones
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
11.25 x 8.38 in 0.82 lb

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Author provides both practical instruction and historical background, as well as examining the relationship of Chinese calligraphy to other art forms. Many black-and-white illustrations.

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Following a history of Chinese calligraphy and#151; going all the way back to the pictographic beginnings of Chinese writing more than 4,000 years ago and#151; the author explains the basic construction of individual characters and the ways in which calligraphy is used by Chinese artists, including calligraphic seals and inscriptions on paintings.
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