Introduction to Chinese Calligraphy

December 14, 2019 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Whiting Library
117 S Main St
Chester, VT 05143
Free you ever been interested in the fine art of Chinese calligraphy? Instructor Jonathan Root will offer an introductory class including how to hold a brush, how to write basic strokes and how to write standing.

Calligraphy ‘Shufa’ 書法 is the most revered of all art forms in China today.

Though methods vary from teacher to teacher within China, there are common fundamentals. Root will provide extended examples and books detailing the styles of Ou-Yang-Xun and Yan-Zhen-Qing.

Root, who grew up in Chester and graduated college with a PhD in mathematics, spent two years in China teaching and studying Chinese language and culture.


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