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Chinese calligraphy is mysterious. Chinese symbols come from painting or drawing. Ancient Chinese people paint or draw some figures. As it evolves, it become Japanese art and culture.
It is not just writing Chinese characters beautifully.As an art work, Chinese calligraphy carries the calligrapher's mood and thoughts.
But later, as they found that Chinese characters have something more than just a good looking, Chinese calligraphy was born.The invention of Chinese brushes greatly pushed the development of Chinese calligraphy as an art.
You can really feel how the calligraphy felt when he was painting the art work.During the 4000 years of Chinese history, Chinese calligraphy is the sole of Chinese culture.
Chinese calligraphy is not just writing Chinese characters. It is not just writing Chinese well.
Chinese calligraphy are popular in China for thousands of years. People decorate rooms with Chinese calligraphy just like painting.And outside of the rooms, you can see Chinese calligraphy works in tablets and sign of shops everywhere in China.
In China, it's an unwritten regulation to have good Chinese calligraphers to write notes, signs and anything of events, small or big.
Chinese calligraphy are never been more popular in the western world. I met some people who practiced Chinese calligraphy for years and loved it, without even knowing what the characters meaning.Many people buy Chinese calligraphy works from us and then asked which side should be the top later.
The greatest Chinese calligrapher Wang Xizhi improved his calligraphy a lot after he traveled from south part of China to the north. He said later that it is kind of waste of time to only study Mrs. Wei's calligraphy.
Chinese calligraphy are different from other calligraphy works. Chinese calligraphy is painted by special calligraphy paper (Xuan paper), special brush and special ink.
Chinese calligraphy come from writing Chinese characters. The Chinese characters come from the painting.At the very beginning, people have an intuition about writing Chinese characters well.