5 week/10 hour Calligraphy Course-with Chinese Proverbs: from 10 May

Take the chance to try your hand at the ancient Chinese arts of calligraphy and brush painting in a short five week/10 hour course taught by the Institute’s well known calligraphy teacher Chi Zhang.

Running every Tuesday evening from 10 May till 7 June this short course, focusing on Chinese characters, will introduce common techniques related to Chinese soft brushes and ink. Students will learn the basic strokes of Regular Style (Kai Shu), the radical parts and gain cultural understandings relating to the structure of Chinese characters.

Chinese Character BannerStudents can anticipate completing at least one piece of Chinese calligraphy artwork per class. The contents of this work could be a selected Chinese proverb or perhaps an ancient master’s quotation. Demonstration and plenty of personal attention will be provided during the class. This course is suitable for both beginners and advanced students.

There will be a maximum of 10 students in the class for which all materials are provided. The cost is £75 for 10 hours or £60 for concessions. Minimum enrolment of 5 is required to ensure the class goes ahead.

To book a place on this rewarding course please complete and return the registration form below along with your cheque payment made out to the University of Edinburgh.  Cash payment can be made at the Institute office