How To Choose A Chinese Calligraphy Brush

Inspired by the striking ink characters set on milky rice paper?  The first place to start is by getting yourself a calligraphy brush.  Calligraphy writing and painting are both accomplished with this same crucial tool.  Ink brushes are quite similar across Asian culture, given that Japanese calligraphy finds its origins in Chinese calligraphy. History of […]

4 Tools to Make Gorgeous Chinese Calligraphy

After enjoying calligraphy art, artists will be relieved to discover how easy it is to get started.  The 4 essential Chinese calligraphy tools are called 文房四寶 (文房四宝Wénfángsìbǎo) or literally the 4 treasures of the study room.  (note, this post contains affiliate links) Calligraphy Brush The Chinese brush is at least three thousand years old, the Chinese brush is […]