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Most courses in Chinese Calligraphy go slowly. Very slowly. They teach patience. "Chinese Calligraphy Made Easy teaches "calligraphy--"and teaches it fast. While most programs force students to learn all of the many basic brushstrokes first, Rebecca Yue's method starts with a few key strokes, then puts them together to make characters starting with the very first lesson. Students get motivated and stay motivated as the accomplishments keep coming--"as soon as a few characters have been mastered, they are ready for such projects as a bonsai pot, a T-shirt, a vase, and greeting cards. The method is innovative, the learning solid: the five major styles of Chinese calligraphy (Kai Shu, Hsing Shu, Chuan Shu, Li Shu, and Tsao) are covered in depth. Foldout flaps offer quick reference for key brushstrokes. Now anyone can learn this 4,000-year-old art in just a few weeks!
Are you interested in taking the first steps to becoming a Chinese calligraphy master? This book employs unique, systematic teaching methods to help you build up from basic to advanced brushstrokes enabling you to create new words with each brushstroke you learn.
InsideChinese Calligraphy Made Easyyou ll find two fold-out cover flaps carrying key information to remind you of the anatomy of each character. A series of lessons and projects, organized to build the reader s knowledge and make the art of calligraphy as enjoyable as it is graceful.The method is innovative, the learning solid: the five major styles of Chinese calligraphy (Kai Shu, Hsing Shu, Chuan Shu, Li Shu, and Tsao) are covered in depth. Now anyone can learn this 4,000-year-old art in just a few weeks "