Chinese Calligraphy: 50 Characters to Inspire Peace and Calm

Find inner peace as you learn to draw beautiful Chinese characters with this instructional book and art kit that includes everything you need to get started.

For centuries, scholars have viewed Chinese calligraphy as a regimen, a practice of calming the mind and nurturing the heart. It is viewed not only as a way to release stress and build patience but also as a path to self-development. The 50 characters in this book were chosen to evoke a sense of peace. The book is separated into three sections, illuminated with lovely illustrations, with each section emphasizing elements that may affect our state of mind: Nature, Emotion and Enlightenment.

By focusing on each individual brushstroke as you practice writing these calming characters, you will learn to appreciate the joy of Chinese calligraphy. It will also help clear and quiet your mind to the noise of your daily life.

 Additional information:

  • Authors: Suvana Lin, S.M. Wu, A.D. Puchalski
  • Size: 8.3" x 8.3"
  • Pages: 144
  • Hardcover
  • Publication: 2016
  • Includes book and practice journal