Being Content

感恩有情 Gǎn’ēn yǒuqíng 知足常樂 zhīzú cháng lè -Thankful for love -Understanding contentment brings happiness We live in a world of wants, always reaching for the newest gadget or hoping to dine at the hottest restaurant. It doesn’t help that our phones are buzzing with live streams of friends having the time of their lives traveling or […]

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 […]

Winter Sun – Light Poem

Original Light Poetry in Chinese calligraphy 兒童詩 (儿童诗 Értóng shī) English TranslationThe winter sun covers his headToo lazy to speak lazy to moveHeaven ordered him to sleepNo need to be nosy, no need to stand outThe fine winter blanket is softBut scratches the nose until it itchesCan’t help but: Ha-cheww (sneeze)Thick clouds partHe peaks out […]

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