The Art of Chinese Calligraphy: Deluxe Edition

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One of the classic Zen arts, Chinese calligraphy is an increasingly popular form of self-expression. Enthusiasts say it brings physical and spiritual benefits, as well as increased discipline, patience, and persistence. Based on the success of our Art of Chinese Calligraphy Mega Mini Kit™ (nearly 100,000 sold), we’re introducing a deluxe kit devoted to this soothing, satisfying hobby. The 128-page book is copiously illustrated, providing a comprehensive beginner’s course in calligraphy. It is packaged in the ...

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Overview

One of the classic Zen arts, Chinese calligraphy is an increasingly popular form of self-expression. Enthusiasts say it brings physical and spiritual benefits, as well as increased discipline, patience, and persistence. Based on the success of our Art of Chinese Calligraphy Mega Mini Kit™ (nearly 100,000 sold), we’re introducing a deluxe kit devoted to this soothing, satisfying hobby. The 128-page book is copiously illustrated, providing a comprehensive beginner’s course in calligraphy. It is packaged in the beautifully designed kit with a water bowl and lid, ink stick, ink stone, spoon, brushes, engraved seal, and red ink pad. Other Chinese Calligraphy kits can’t compete with our great price for this high-quality item, which makes a terrific gift for any artistically minded person.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762423989
  • Publisher: Running Press Book Publishers
  • Publication date: 11/7/2005
  • Edition description: Deluxe Edition
  • Pages: 112
  • Product dimensions: 5.92 (w) x 8.48 (h) x 1.70 (d)

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Stephen Addiss, Tucker-Boatwright Professor at the University of Richmond, Virginia, is a world-renowned calligrapher, teacher, and art historian. He has authored 20 books including The Art of Zen: Painting and Calligraphy by Zen Monks 1600-1925. His highly expressive calligraphy has appeared in exhibitions worldwide; he is the only non-Asian to be included in John Steven’s Sacred Calligraphy of the East. He is the curator of an upcoming national exhibit on Chinese Calligraphy.

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