A Story of Courage – Hua Mulan – Movie coming 2018!

勇 Yǒng -Courage, strength, bravery                                     Font: Standard script 楷書 (楷书kǎishū) In Chinese history, the legend of Huā Mùlán 花木蘭 (花木兰 ) from the Southern and Northern Dynasties (420-589) is heralded as a great story of courage.  Mulan’s father was an aging […]

7 Chinese Calligraphy Fonts to Love

Chinese calligraphy fonts have evolved from pictographs to modern day Chinese symbols.  A classic example of the various scripts in Chinese writing comes from the characters for fish and bird: Background Photo credit Ancient Chinese characters were developed after a scholar Cangjie, supposedly from prehistoric times,  noticed that claw prints left by birds and animals could be […]