Wondering where your paper comes from? Watch this amazing video about making paper from scratch. Incredibly meditative and relaxing!
At the recent World Robot Conference in Beijing Aug 23-27, robots showed off their prowess in the arts, writing Chinese calligraphy, sketching portraits, and even playing the piano. Chinese calligraphy generators are already widely available online for digital use, but this next generation offers brush wielding bots that imitate the real thing. Impressive, though calligraphy […]
Leave it to the Taiwanese to merge the digital world with the ancient art of Chinese calligraphy! This summer, the National Palace Museum in Taipei ran the world’s first calligraphy VR (virtual reality) installation in the world. Advent of Virtual Reality Virtual reality, which still seemed a rather virtual form of reality just a few […]
This is what happens when you leave your dog at home with an unlocked calligraphy ink pot. Mayhem! Happy National Puppy Day! via
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
Calligraphy is well known for requiring fine precision, but with the expert work of a skilled operator, even an excavator can get involved!
Photo credit Telegraph uk As part of their Lunar new year celebration, 14 year old male sea lion “Leo” is training in Chinese calligraphy. Above he’s painting the “酉” in “酉雞”(酉鸡), which represents “Rooster” in the Chinese zodiac. Leo can be seen at Hakkeijima Sea Paradise aquarium in Yokohama, Japan. Lunar new year is Jan 28, […]