nǐ hǎo. nǐ hǎo. SLO. Chinese 101 SLO. Students will communicate primarily with formulaic speech to list, enumerate, identify, express courtesies, agreement, and disagreement focusing mainly on the present tense and the proximate future within the cultural content.
要yàoadv. be going to; be about to; will
a o e i u ü
an en ian in uan un ünüan
b p m f d t n l
g k h j q x
z c s zhchsh r
The brushes should be soaked in water for 10-15 minutes prior to their first use. After each use, the brushes should be cleaned and the original 'point" can be reestablished simply by using your fingers to create a point while still wet.
The" trick" is to use very little water. Water should be "dripped" upon the stone surface. The ink stick should be rubbed against the moistened stone surface in a circular manner. Depending upon the desire for color intensity the artist will dip the brush upon different areas of the stone. The more water, the less intense the color of the black ink. Ink will collect in the small reservoir of the stone, but it also can be drawn from the overall rock surface. The ink should be kept away from the face.
Special types of paper are used in East Asian calligraphy.
In China, Xuanzhi (宣紙) is the preferred type of paper. It is made from the Tartar wingceltis, as well as other materials including rice, the paper mulberry, bamboo, hemp, etc.
bundled together and put on bamboo reeds. The Chinese use
hair from wolves, sheep, rabbits, deer, foxes, weasels or mice
depending on the type of writing. For small delicate writing, use
rabbit hair. For bold writing, sheep hair is good. You must take
good care of the brushes to keep the point stiff and straight.
Sanshipan (8th-Century B.C.
Lu She (Ming)
Zhao Mengfu (Yuan)
Yan Zhenqing (Tang)
Mi Fei (Song)
Huang Tingjian (Song)
When I come to revisit, it appears to be beautifully and enigmatically quaint,
The willow branches touch the clear water of the brook by the bridge,
The sun is warm, flowers sweet, and the mountain birds are singing incessantly.
Your old residence was west of the North Bridge;
Wu Ju (Song)
Su Shi (Song)
Yin Bingshou (Qing)
Xu Wei (Ming)
It is best to hold the brush using the forefinger and the thumb. The brush can then rest against the middle finger. The brush should be held upright arm and elbow raised with the hand not touching the paper. The brush should always be held at a point slightly above center allowing for more controlled movements.
there are up to thirty-two strokes. Either way, there are many
interpretations.The seven strokes or 'Seven Mysteries' as they are called:
1. Horizontal line
3. sweeping downward stroke
5. sharp curve and
6. downward stroke
7. downward stroke
(examples of creative presentation & intro of fonts)
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