Jul 04

Li Shu 隸書 Chinese calligraphy sample lesson #2 (why prefer older rubbings?)

chinese calligraphy Original rubbings ( 原拓 ) from steles of Chinese Calligraphy models are always preferred by well-trained Chinese calligraphers and teachers. The shape, structure, spirits of each characters as well as nuances are well kept; however, due to aging and Acts of God, steles deteriorated over the years and the calligraphy needs to be deciphered, understood, and analyzed for practice or appreciation.

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  1. artvirtue says:

    Thank you for your …
    Thank you for your comments. Hope that you enjoy your progress.

  2. Ihatemyusernamemore says:

    I love the music in …
    I love the music in these videos, I like seeing Chinese calligraphy videos because It gives good backing to my Japanese writing, I’ve recently dedicated myself to learning 3000 Kanji( Japanese Hanzhi ) and I’m trying to learn to write them as beautifully as possible so these videos are really helpful.

  3. Altarstudio says:

    I think i got a …
    I think i got a couple of those lurking somewhere.

  4. artvirtue says:

    It takes time to …
    It takes time to tell the faithful and non-faithful rubbings. When I was young, I bought several altered versions which I never use again.

  5. Altarstudio says:

    now seeing your …
    now seeing your comparison, i see the difference between the non-faithful ones, yikes, they look so… wrong. XO No understanding at all.
    I have visited the Shi-bei area in Xi-an two years ago, it was an exciting time but i couldn’t stay long enough to take a real good look at those stones. A regretful thing.

  6. artvirtue says:

    That’s a very …
    That’s a very important aspect. Thanks.

  7. Busoni28 says:

    The spirit of art …
    The spirit of art is its originality.

  8. ChPaintingsNetwork says:

    Thank you for …
    Thank you for respecting and appreciating our history :)

  9. artvirtue says:

    Thanks for comment …
    Thanks for comment before I added annotations.

  10. psychodelicdragon says:

    i love the amount …
    i love the amount of history in your country.