The Simple Art of Chinese Calligraphy


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Qu Lei Lei, one of the world’s top calligraphers, reveals in this step-by-step beginner’s guide how to create sacred Chinese characters including Good Luck, Long Life, Music and Joy, and Love. A complete photographic guide shows you how to create 15 projects, from greetings cards and precious talismans for the home, through to beautiful stone carvings, and a T-shirt that literally spells energy. Lei Lei begins with a guide to choosing the best materials and how to use them, together with a full explanation of how to create Chinese characters, so even the beginner can master authentic techniques. Lei Lei offers guidance and variations on choosing the best of calligraphy signs, motifs, sayings and poems so you can develop your own truly individual style for every occasion and sentiment. Hardback, 215 x 280 mm; 128 pages