Saturday, March 04, 2006

Chinese calligraphy class offering

OACF is glad to offer a Chinese calligraphy class at Chinese School starting from March 5th (the trial class start at Feb 26th) from 2pm to 4pm. The class will be taught by Dr. Minghui Yang, a long time OACF member since 1988.

Dr. Yang likes calligraphy and received calligraphy training from his childhood (started at age of 10) in China for over 5 years. During Cultural Revolution (1966 - 1976), regardless no schools for over 10 years, he improved his calligraphy by writing and copying Da Zi Bao. Dr. Yang learned calligraphy from learning Ou Yang Xun's style. Later, he learned Liu Gong Quan's style. In the next few months, the class will offer following subjects:

1. The calligraphy history
2. The basic calligraphy styles
3. The tools and equipment of calligraphy and how to use them and how to take care of them
4. The basic structures of "Kai Shu" style
5. Practicing "Kai Shu" style at each class.

The fee is $90 per student for the whole term. Homework is daily practice. After class, student will show their first class calligraphy compared with the last class. Please join us to learn more Chinese culture.

If you have any questions about this class, please contact Ms. Gongrong Liu at 236-1998.



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