Traditional Chinese Calligraphy with Jonathan Root
June 25 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
At the request of previous students, Jonathan Root is returning to offer another session of Traditional Chinese Calligraphy. Learn the basics of Chinese calligraphy, focusing on the work of Ou Yang Xun, one of the great calligraphers of the Tang Dynasty. You will learn the basics of character development, stroke order, and structural integrity. Calligraphy is a meditative practice that focuses the spirit into the brush, each stroke reflecting the state of mind of the writer. Jonathan Root grew up in Chester Vermont. He learned Chinese calligraphy in China, where he lived for two years. He has been practicing and studying for six, and currently lives in Chester. You can see a sample of his work in the Open Wall Room. Bring your own brush but Jonathan will have extras. Ink, paper weight and felt mat will be provided. Register by June 22.