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Art of Chinese Calligraphy

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ISBN-10: 0486417395

ISBN-13: 9780486417394

Edition: 2001

Authors: Jean Long

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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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Book details

List price: $13.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Dover Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/25/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

List of Photographs and Charts
The Development of Chinese Calligraphy
Chinese Calligraphy as an Art Form
Language as a Way to the Understanding of Chinese Thought
The Calligraphic Seal
Chinese Porcelain and Ceramics
Inscriptions on Paintings
Chinese Painting Equipment and How to Use It
The Techniques of Chinese Calligraphy