by Yat-Ming Cathy Ho
Chinese calligraphy can be a beautiful way to enhance a project or personalize a gift. This book explains the tools and techniques used in the craft, then gives step-by-step instructions for drawing over 300 characters, including numbers, greetings, holidays and the Chinese zodiac.
Translations, pronunciations and meanings are listed for many of the characters.
A separate section shows how to paint a plum blossom, orchid, chrysanthemum and bamboo.
Spiral-bound hardcover, 6" x 8", 256 pages, 2007.