Calligrphie chinoise, École d'art Ngan Siu-Mui, Dorval
Cours de calligrphie chinoise
Nowadays, many are rediscovering the beauty of traditional Chinese arts and the benefits attached to practising them,especially Chinese calligraphy which is now known to greatly benefit our mind and our body.
Chinese calligraphy classes are open to beginners as there is no previous training required. New and longtime students share the exciting voyage in the realm of Chinese calligraphy, studying masters of the art under the guidance of the artist Ngan Siu-Mui.
Learning Traditional Chinese Calligraphy Techniques
Utilisez une brosse les cheveux doux chinois
Chinese brushes are very different from pencils and pens. So are the techniques that need to be learned in order to achieve interesting results. Controlling the tip of the brush, the ink flow on the paper, the energy of the stroke, are all extremely important and like dancing, cannot be learn in books or videos.
Identifier les caractères chinois
Chinese charecters are composed of strokes, a few or many which are drawn in a natural sequence. A character has an inherent composition which has to be recognized.
Composer les caractères chinois en oeuvres d'art
The placement or arrangement of visual elements as strokes, characters and space is very importatnt in a piece of Chinese calligraphy artwork. The harmony, energy and personality of the composition is what makes a masterpiece.
Studying Chinese Calligraphy Scripts
There are five scripts of Chinese calligraphy: Seal, Clerical, Regular, Running and Cursive. To achieve techniques of Running and Cursive scripts, the Seal and Clerical scripts cannot be ignored.
There are many styles for each script. Also there are many Rubbings and Manuscripts from the ancient calligraphers. Each ancient calligrapher has his own significant style. We'll discover the development, technique and style relationship of 5 scripts of calligraphy through different ancient calligraphers.
There will be 2 kinds of scripts to be learnt in each following workshop. We have chance to compare and understand the different styles of the script.
16 septembre - Seal script to Running script
21 octobre - Clerical script (also Running script according to individual level)
4 novembre - Regular script (also Running script according to individual level)