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07-13-2009 | Arts & Culture
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About Chinese Calligraphy

Derived from the Greek words for "beauty" and "writing", calligraphy is a very old art. Usually the necessary tools for writing calligraphy are paper, quill and ink. Chinese Calligraphy is based on Chinese characters that are handwritten on paper as well as bones and plates of clay or stone using a brush or a knife (seal carving). In the broader sense calligraphy is a play of brush strokes both, in the