Monday, April 19, 2010
Understand the meaning and traditions surrounding Chinese New Year Celebration.
Recognize calligraphy as an art form.
Be able to create a piece of calligraphy using traditional brush and ink.
Calligraphy: literally, beautiful writing.
Chinese New Year: most important Chinese celebration also known as Spring Festival.
There a lots of good resources on the net. This is the source I used for the banners whose characters mean "good fortune". http://www.asia-art.net/chinese_brush.html
We're moving on to Chinese brush painting and will post the pictures soon.