The Art of Chinese Calligraphy (Hardcover)

The essential stroke-by-stroke guide to making over 300 beautiful characters

By Yat-Ming Cathy Ho

Chartwell Books, 9780785833758, 256pp.

Publication Date: February 15, 2016

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Practice the ancient art of Chinese calligraphy with this step-by-step guide to rendering more than 300 individual characters for use in arts, crafts and design projects. With characters as beautifully decorative as they are meaningful, this elegant script can be used to embellish just about anything and a single character can convey myriad thoughts and emotions. Organized into sections embracing themes such as celebrations, blessings, love and meditations, you can easily select an appropriate character to express that special sentiment.

About the Author

Yat-Ming Cathy Ho is a professional Chinese calligrapher and painter. Cathy has exhibited her work in Hong Kong, London and Liverpool. Since the eighties she has taught both Chinese calligraphy and Tai Chi, an activity that she regards as an instrument for perfecting Chinese calligraphy.