The Calligraphy Pack Journal

What are Chinese and Japanese calligraphies, and how are they different?

What are Chinese and Japanese calligraphies, and how are they different?

How much do you know about Chinese writing? Sure, you probably know that it's also known as calligraphy, or that every word is represented by o...
Deluxe Four Treasures Of The Study Calligraphy Box Giveaway!

Deluxe Four Treasures Of The Study Calligraphy Box Giveaway!

We're excited to host a give-away of our deluxe calligraphy box, perfect for anyone wishing to explore the world of Asian brush painting!
How To Write Chinese Calligraphy Step By Step

How To Write Chinese Calligraphy Step By Step

While there is no substitute for learning from a master (a shu fa shi) there are some basic steps important in establishing yourself in the basics of Chinese calligraphy. We'll go over the essentials to this beautiful art!
Inksticks & Inkstones: A Chinese Tradition

Inksticks & Inkstones: A Chinese Tradition

Inkstones and inksticks are a crucial element in the creation the various forms of Chinese art, whether that is Chinese calligraphy (shu fa, or the...
Four Elements & Tools For Chinese Calligraphy

Four Elements & Tools For Chinese Calligraphy

Traditionally, the four main tools for writing and drawing in this style are called the Four Treasures of the Study: these are brushes, ink, paper, and ink stone.