Some Problems about Calligraphy

Xingxing Zhang


A work of calligraphy is an objective presentation of the creator’s mind and emotions. It reflects the calligrapher’s
cultivation and aspirations. Calligraphy serves an educational purpose and is linked to nature. Those who learn calligraphy should
understand the methods and means of learning calligraphy, have a clear orientation of the style, and improve their aesthetic skills
in calligraphy so that they can objectively appreciate and evaluate a work of calligraphy, and thus enhance the meaning and realm
of the work in their creation.


Calligraphy; Function; Approach; Style; Mood; Evaluation

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18282/l-e.v10i2.2283


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