A book and a CD-ROM for taking your first steps in Chinese calligraphy! Dive in, and explore:
With the included interactive CD-ROM you can watch video 4 Chinese calligraphers, listen to how the characters are pronounced in Chinese, test your memory with games, see Mimi demonstrate for you the correct posture and arm movements, build and print out your own personal character practice pages, and much more.
- How Chinese words first began, thousands of years ago.
- How to draw the 8 strokes; with them, you can write anything!
- What "radicals" art ...and how to unlock their secrets.
- How to use the brush, the paper, and the ink to enjoy writing in Chinese.
1st English edition 2010, ring-bound hardback, 96pp plus CD ROM, full colour throughout and well illustrated, 20.5 x 26 cm