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Use of a brush pen, composition of character, style of writing, etc you may take a lesson on rules for writing a charact...

Art of character writing, calligraphy


The experience through Korean Traditional calligraphy helps to cultivate one's personality and heart.

Understanding calligraphy

Calligraphy peculiar art in oriental civilization. You can express the beauty of art through calligraphy. Inherent writing work, using Chinese character developed Korean calligraphy into much more advanced. Writing art requires high skilled technique so as if the touch of brush is alive.

Basis calligraphy lesson

Tools and materials
The essential materials for calligraphy are paper, brush, ink and ink stone. These package of all implements are also called Moonbangsawoo, Moonbangsano or Jiphilmookyeoun.

Posture
Sitting on the chair, standing up and lying down position

Jipilbeop(method of holding brush)

[Ssangubeop] vertically holding the brush and squeezing in with two fingers, large and medium size of characters
[Dangubeop] vertically holding middle of the brush and squeezing in with one finger, useful to write small size of characters. It's similar to holding a pencil.

wanbeop(posture of arm)

[Hyeonwanbeop] useful for large and medium size of characters, floating from the surface.
[Jewanbeop] useful for medium size of characters, slightly touching the surface.
[Chimwanbeop] useful for small seze of characters, holding up the arm which are holding the brush.

Korean style of handwriting

Panbonche
The original style of Korean writing (the style Korean script called Jeongeumche, Goche)

The Korean and Chinese characters honseoche
In mid of Joseon period,   Korean and Chinese characters have combined and both languages used in same formality, more closed to Gungseoche.

Gungche
mainly used by a court lady (a waiting lady) which is elegant and beautiful style. There are JeongJache and heulimche.

Minche
Commonly used by all the population. also used in publishing books and letters



 
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