Lecture: General introduction to the unit and basic skill of brush control. Lecture topics and assignment deadline. Brief history of Chinese calligraphy.
Tutorial: Introduction to tutorial programs and tasks. Dates of 2 tests and other assessment. Information about how to select the relevant material for tutorial calligraphy practice (e.g. brush and paper).
Lecture: 5 major calligraphy scripts in Chinese calligraphy history.
Tutorial: 8 Basic strokes of Clerical/official script writing.
Lecture: 4 treasures of Chinese studio.
Tutorial: Continue 8 basic strokes in Clerical script writing.
Lecture: 2 main streams of Classical Calligraphy Studies.
Tutorial: 6 rules in Calligraphy Stroke Order. Beginning the exercise of the 1st sentence for first test.
Lecture: Interrelation between Chinese Calligraphy & Painting.
Tutorial: Structural analysis in constructing a single Chinese character. Continue practice of the 1st sentence.
Lecture: Calligraphy & Seal Art
Tutorial: Final practice of the 1st sentence in the given couplet (5 characters).
Lecture: Life of an important Chinese calligrapher- Wu Chang Shuo (1844~ 1927)
Tutorial: 1 Hour of 1st calligraphy test (1st sentence).
Lecture: Different mounting formats in Classical Chinese Brush Art.
Tutorial: Practice of the 2nd sentence in the same couplet (5 characters)
Lecture: The pictorial writing concept of Paul Klee (a research sample by Franz CHEUNG)
Tutorial: Practice of both sentences in the sample couplet.
Lecture: Contemporary Calligraphy in China and overseas.
Tutorial: Continue practice of both sentences for the final test.
Lecture: Calligraphy & Modern Dance.
Tutorial: Inscriptions and personal signature with Chinese names on a finished piece of calligraphy.
Lecture: What is "LINE" in oriental art?
Tutorial: Continue practice of both sentences and prepare for the final test. Preview of CHN331 History of Chinese Art in next semester.
Lecture: Concluding lecture - What is Shufa (Chinese calligraphy)? Calligraphy DVD screening.
Tutorial: 1 hour of 2nd calligraphy test.(2 sentences)