How do the Chinese people learn calligraphy?
First, choose a style to imitate according to copybooks, called Zi Tie (字帖) or Zi Pu (字谱) in Chinese, which are collections of standard calligraphic characters or articles written by famous calligraphists. Begin from simple characters to complex ones, from single words to complete sentences. Find the deficiencies during writing and try to revise them by doing concentrated exercise on these characters. The last thing to be mentioned is no shortcuts, 'practice makes perfect', large efforts devoted will bring considerable gains.
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Chinese calligraphy is prettier, and most of the words in Japanese are from Chinese. Chinese people are smart, they created a wonderful language. love Chinese! ^OMG... Both cultures use the same calligraphy to some extent. The Japanese use a form of calligraphy that's called kanji, or hanja in Korean that uses the same characters as in China...however if you want to get technical they do have their own characters that are more free flowing and…