What is the art of writing in Chinese characters called?
Would learning Chinese calligraphy help 10th graders become more creative or socially accepted in society?
Chinese calligraphy is an ancient art form using The characters can be used to express ideas, emotions, and stories from Chinese culture and history. The art of calligraphy is used today to create beautiful pieces of art or to write messages for special occasions.
Exploring Chinese Calligraphy
Work together in pairs: What are the four main tools used in Chinese calligraphy?
Oracle bone script 甲骨文: carved on animal Seal script 篆書：looked Official Regular script 楷書 Semi-cursive script 行書 Cursive script 草書： many masters try to
shell, organized, neat, introduced, official, perfect
Which style is flowing, loose-like and its characters seem to come alive?
- Oracle Bone Script
- Seal Script
- Cursive Script
- Regular Script
Most traditional calligraphy styles have strict sets of rules. In modern Western calligraphy, people combine letters and strokes from a variety of script styles. Traditional Chinese calligraphy is mostly done with a brush. Markers can creat bold , colorful letters.
strict, Western, variety, within, mostly, bold
What is the traditional tool used for Chinese calligraphy?
- Dip pen
- Fountain pen
What are some of the benefits of learning how to practice Chinese calligraphy?
What are some of the cultural aspects of Chinese calligraphy?
How has learning about the art of Chinese calligraphy changed your understanding of Chinese culture?
Brain break: Create a two-dimensional self-portrait using only geometric shapes and objects! Depending on the size of the class, each student can choose one or two shapes and objects to incorporate into their portrait. They should also include details such as facial features, hair, clothes, and accessories. When complete, the students will present their portrait to the class and explain how each shape and object reflects their personality.
Question: How can you create a Chinese calligraphy piece? Clues: • Chinese calligraphy uses brush, ink and paper. • Chinese calligraphy combines art and language. • Chinese calligraphy is written in a specific order. In pairs: Select and solve one of the tasks: A. Work in pairs and draw a calligraphy piece together. B. Explain the process and techniques used in your calligraphy piece.
What is the name of the traditional Chinese script?
Which of the following is a Chinese calligrapher?
- Wu Daozi
- Leonardo da Vinci
- Vincent van Gogh
What is Chinese calligraphy?
The Chinese character for calligraphy is made up of two characters, ‘书’ which means ‘book’ and ‘画’ which means ‘picture’. Chinese calligraphy has been around since the 3rd century BC and was used to express thoughts and feelings. During the Tang Dynasty (618-907AD) calligraphers developed the method of using water and ink to write on paper, which is still used today.
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Do you think learning Chinese calligraphy can help you explain the art to foreigners?