When & Where

Suitable For

  • 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Huiying Huang
  • Course Code W21LUSJ01A

What you will learn

You will learn to write some essential Chinese characters using traditional writing tools and discover the development of art of writing Chinese characters from oracle bones to the contemporary writing system.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the history and evolution of 5 Chinese calligraphy scripts.
  • Learn basic Chinese strokes order and structures, the rules for stoke order and the correct way to draw strokes
  • Know the essential calligraphy tools and materials known as the Four Treasures of Study and the correct way to use them.
  • Create a piece of Chinese calligraphy of your own to take home with you.

Cost

  • Full fee
    £35
  • Concession fee
    £25
  • Class format and activities

    Practise your reading and writing skills., Participate in exercises.

    Entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this course. All levels of experience and ability are welcome. Familiarity with Chinese characters is not required.

    What you need to know before you enrol

    You are interested in knowing and practicing Chinese calligraphy.

    What you need

    Old newspapers, old clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. All other materials will be provided.

    What you can do next

    Join Chinese Mandarin Stage 1 Unit 1(for beginners) or Stage 1 Unit 2 if have some previous knowledge.