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Chinese Calligraphy Course


8 February 2013

Course Description

This course aims to acquaint students with the techniques of how calligraphy was taught and learned over centuries in China. Studying calligraphy was a physical as much as a mental exercise, which in its initial stages aimed more at the control of breath and posture, and movement of body, shoulder, arm and hand. The written characters were the result of achieving a certain balance.

Topics covered include:

· Introduction of Chinese calligraphy

· Development of Official Script

· Appreciation of fully cursive Official Script

Course information

Start Date: Wednesday 22 May6.30pm - 8.00pm

Venue: Education Graphics Room 625/626

Fee: $160 for 8 consecutive weeks

$144 for staff and students of the University of Sydney

For more information on course outline or to enrol, click here »