Ms Pressnall describes her workshop: “Using India ink, a glass inkstone, and bamboo brushes, we can paint beautiful – as well as correct – characters. We will focus on practicing the character for “eternity”, where all the 8 basic strokes of Chinese calligraphy, their order and direction can be found. Once it has been mastered, we will practice the words “China” and “America”, and other words of your choosing. Not only will you be able to understand how the words/characters are written, but you will also appreciate the Zen of the art form itself.”

The workshop is FREE and OPEN to ALL.

All supplies for the workshop are provided. A brief historical account of the evolution of Chinese characters will be given in a handout. You may take home the sheets of Chinese characters that you have mastered.