Where was Chinese calligraphy invented?

Answer Legend says that Chinese was invented 4,600 years ago by a man named Cang Jie. However, the earliest examples of Chinese calligraphy were found in the village of Dinggong, in Shandong province--4,3... Read More »

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Who invented Chinese calligraphy?

No one knows who invented Chinese calligraphy. What is known, however, is that written Chinese first emerged about 4,600 years ago. According to legend, the Chinese language was first written down ... Read More »

When was Chinese calligraphy invented?

The art of Chinese calligraphy, or sufra, is said to be roughly 4,000 years old. Chinese calligraphy is one of the four basic skills and disciplines of the Chinese literati along with Hua, or paint... Read More »

What is Chinese calligraphy?

Chinese calligraphy is an ancient art form, using Chinese text as the means of expression. It is considered an abstract art and does not require the ability to read Chinese characters to be apprec... Read More »

How to Draw Chinese Calligraphy?

Ink and ink brush are tools which are used in calligraphy. Here is how to use just a pencil and crayons to draw one Chinese calligraphy character. Let’s start!