中國書法 Chinese Culture 3: Chinese Calligraphy With English Notes (Chinese Edition)
World Chinese Language Association
SMC Publishing Inc.
148 pag. paperback 19 x 26 cm 2002 (In Traditional Characters)
Chinese Folk Festivals provides readers with the background and Value of Chinese calligraphy. Written in Chinese for the serious Chinese language student it speaks in detail of the "four treasures" of the art of calligraphy (paper, writng brush, ink and ink stone). It also discusses the history of calligraphy including oracle bone script, big and small seal characters, cursive script and standard script. Students learn the proper way of holding the Chinese writing brush and of choosing a book containing models of handwriting. This book can be used both for personal reading and as a classroom text.