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When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Huiying Huang
  • Course Code W22LUSJ01C
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

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.

Learning Outcomes

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

    Practice your reading and writing skills. Participate in exercises.

    Entry requirements

    No entry requirements. All levels of experience and ability welcome. Familiarity with the characters is not required.

    What you need to know before you enrol

    You are interested in Chinese calligraphy and learning to practise.

    What you need

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

    What you can do next

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