Calligraphy Influence On Western Art

Chinese calligraphy is one of the many art forms that crosses borders and cultures.  Picasso once said, “Had I been born in China, I would have been a calligrapher, not a painter.”  He was likely also alluding to the importance of Chinese calligraphy within Chinese culture. Matisse also used Chinese calligraphy as inspiration. “One of […]

Best Chinese Calligraphy Generators Online

What if we could produce Chinese calligraphy, with a click of a mouse? Online Chinese calligraphy generators are important digital tools for both the enjoyment and practice of this time honored tradition. We’ve narrowed down the best chinese calligraphy font generators for everyone from beginners to experienced calligraphers.   One of the best ways for a […]

Calligraphy Inspired Fashion from Chloe Sung

At Shufa Life we are constantly looking for modern manifestations of our favorite part of Chinese culture, calligraphy.  Hong Kong Designer Chloe Sung melded classical Chinese calligraphy with light fabrics in her 2016 spring/summer collection.  The designs feature abstract painting designs in a subtle and refreshing manner. Images courtesy of fashionone