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The Chinese calligraphy an ancient art which teaches Chinese words and handwriting. This basic course will introduce participants to the proper handling of Chinese ink brush and the basic strokes of the regular style of Kaishu (楷书). From simple to more complex words, learners will practise on 9-grid papers (九宫格纸) and Xuan papers (宣纸). Learners will progressively learn to write single words, the Chinese poem and putting a finishing touch of writing the inscription (落款). This elderly-friendly course will benefit seniors in (1) the cognitive exercise of pictographic recognition of Chinese characters, (2) the eye-hand coordination of precision brush strokes, and (3) the therapeutic effects of art creation.
Nett Fee after Government subsidy S$80.00
En Community Services Society (ECSS)
20 hours over 10 sessions
Teo Yew Yap
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Teo Yew Yap
Teo Yew Yap is an accomplished Chinese calligrapher, Chinese ink-painting artist and Chinese seal-carving artist. He has won prestigious competitions and held many exhibitions both locally and overseas. He was also awarded the “Ngee Ann Artist of the Year 2015” award by Ngee Ann Cultural Centre in 2015 in recognition of his contribution to local arts. Mr Teo has taught calligraphy for more than 40 years and has been the Chinese calligraphy and painting teacher at Chung Cheng High School since 1998. As a versatile calligrapher in all traditional Chinese calligraphic styles and ink-painting artist, Mr Teo believes that the learner should develop their own unique style after learning the basic techniques.
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