Programme Detail

​Chinese Calligraphy and Arts Workshop

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Course Objectives:

Theory of calligraphy

  • ​The benefits, formation and history of calligraphy
  • How to read and trace masters’ templates
  • China emperors’ calligraphy and Chinese calligraphy appreciation
  • Cultivation of creative ideas in constructing unusual works of calligraphy

Techniques and skills of calligraphy

  • The principles, writing styles, basic brushstrokes, layout arrangement, inscriptional seal of calligraphy and the use of rice paper

Course Instructor——Mr. Gu Jianping (顾建平先生):

  • A scholar, a calligrapher, an expert on writing systems and the founder of Chinese Cultural Lodge
  • Produced 30 literary works and 5 major Chinese dictionaries in Shanghai, Taiwan and Singapore and his literary works are at the top list of the bestsellers of weekly in Asian areas for 7 times
  • Conducted courses on Chinese characters, calligraphy, calligraphy appreciation and Chinese culture through TV, radio medias and in World Book Fair, Singapore Art Museum, ArtScience Museum and other museums
  • Had 3 large-scale personal calligraphy exhibitions in Singapore and Shanghai and his calligraphy works were exhibited in more than 10 countries
  • Invited to presidential palace to perform calligraphy
  • Chosen by China’s Ren Min Daily as An Outstanding Representative of Chinese Arts and chosen by China’s Liao Wang Weekly as The Backbone of China – The Elegant Demeanor of Chinese Artists
Students will be awarded a certificate after course completion. (Terms and Conditions apply)
Course Date:24 May - 12 July 2016 (every Tue) 
26 May - 14 July 2016 (every Thur)
​​Time:​7:30pm - 9:30pm ​​
Language Medium:Mandarin
Venue:Confucius Institute, NTU, 11 Slim Barracks Rise, NTU @One-north campus, Executive Centre, #08-01
(near Buona Vista MRT station)
​Course Fee:
(inclusive of 7% GST)
S$256.80* for 8 sessions
(excluding material fee of S$74.90*)

Eary Bird Discount (register before 19 May 2016) :
- 15% discount for Friends of CI-NTU/NTU staff and affiliates
- 15% discount for group of 3 pax or more (applicable for new student) / senior citizen (applicable for Singaporean citizen or Permanent  Residence aged 50 years and above) 
- 10% discount for non-member

*Price stated is inclusive of 7% GST​
Contact Person:​​Tu Yang / Jia Haur
Tel:6592 7513 / 6514 1397
Fax:6779 7859​​​

Besides the above mentioned course, we also provide Customized Corporate Programmes for organisations, associations and institutions. Please contact us for more information.​​​

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