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The Penmanship Association of Chong Jing, a association of Teacher -Pupil, was founded in 2004
Features:Making teaching material, publishing Penmanship Journal, founding the Penmanship
Library and the classroom Add:No 34, Wen Kai rd, Lukang town, Changhua County
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Tablets: on the walls of WKES(Wen Kai Elementary School)

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Wang Xi Zi and the goose

The master of calligraphy, Mr.Wang Xi Zi, loved geese very much for their swinging necks while they were shaking, which looks like a beautiful dancing.Mr. Wang imitated the beautiful dancing of the geese into the writing of calligraphy, which formed the special feature of the style of calligraphy of being strong with soft.

Speaking of the achievement of calligraphy, some said it was because of not only his talent of calligraphy, but also his motivation of creation in the skills of writing.From Zon Cao to Jin Cao, Mr.Wang Xi Zi gave a great contribution to the development of the Cao Book. Almost every emperors of the dynasties loved him.

 

Wang San Zi-the calligraphy of ants

The master, Wnag Xan Zi did a great job at not noly the domain of calligraphy, but also the painting. One day, the Da Si Ma Hen Win took a fan to ask him to draw a picture of a horse and a cow on the fan. At the end of painting, Mr. Wang droped a drop beside the foot of the cow. He was nervous because he heart that the Da Si Ma Hen Win had a very bad temper. Finally, he changed the drop of ink to a little ant beside the cow, which showed us he was good at having a bright idea in an emergiency.

Whwn the Da Si Ma Hen Win saw the painting, it seemed that the ant beside the foot of the cow was real. Finally, he found it was fake one. He praised that Wnag Xan Zi did a great job at not noly the domain of calligraphy, but also the painting.

 

Like father, like son.

The song of Wang Xi Zi, Mr. Wang Xan Zi, learned to write calligraphy for years, and he did a very good job. However, his father worried about his being too proud for his

was too young. Wang Xan Zi dared to write works of calligraphy for the local poeple and was was very proud of his talet. One day, before Mr.Wang went to the Capital, he wrote a poem of avoid being too proud to his son on the wall of the house. He erased the handwriting of his father and imitated over ten time to copy the handwriting of his father. He dared to think that nobody could find the different because he was fully confident with his ability of calligraphy.

 

One inkstone, two feelings

Four treasures of penmanship “pen” “ink”” paper” and ”inkstone”. There was a story of cherishing the inkstory.

In the Son Dynasty, the emperor Son Hui Zon regarded highly of the official Mi Fai. On a sunny day, the emperor ordered the servers to prepare a table and a rool of silk fabric of two Zon. Beside the silk fabric, there were the inkstone, the ink, the calligraphic pen and the papers. He asked the Mi Fai to write in the palace and the emperor saw him writing before the curtain. The emperor was so admired the calligraphy of Mi Fai and was so happy. Finally, he gave all the tools of writing the calligraphy to Mi Fai for he did a very job.

a fart over the river

Su Shi and Fo In MONK were both good friends of each other. They often got tegother to discuss the laws of Buddha. One day, Mr.Su was satisfied with the poem he make, the praise of the Buddha. After he finished writing the poem, he ordered the server to send the poem to , his best friend, Fo In monk for a comment. When the monk opened the letter, it wrote :

Gi So Tian Zon Tian, Hau Gon Zou Dai Chen
Ba Fon Chuae Bu Don, Duan Zo Zi Zin Lian

Eight kinds of winds were the terms of Buddha. They ere Chen, Gi, Hei, Li, Sui , Ku, Ler . On the surface, Su Shi was praising the Buddha, in fact, he was flaunting his making a poem. He was flaunting that even he had faced all kinds of disasters in his life, he was never been knocked out . He never gave up and survived. After seeing the poem,The monk, Fo In, wrote a word " Fart" in the end of the poem, and asked someone to send back to Su Shi.

As soon as Su Shi saw the comment of the monk, he was so anger that went to the temple of Fo In to discuss the poem with the monk. However, he saw a paper put on the door of the temple. One sentence said that the poem of his was just a fart over the river. Later, Sui Shi was not angry anymore because he had to reflect himself first.

   

 

Eighteen Barrels-The Tips of Wang Xi Zi

Mr.Wang Xi Zi had learned writing calligraphy with his father for years. He was so smart and he thought there had to be a short path of success.

One day, when he walked into the bookroom , he saw his father was writing calligraphy, paper by paper,not stopping. During the rest time, he asked his father, if there was any tips of learning the calligraphy. His father looked him and said if the knif wanted to be shark you needed to grind more; if you wanted to success, you needed more efforts. Then, he led his son outdoor, and showed the eighteen barrels of water to his son, and he said "the tip of writing good calligraphy was just in the barrels. Just finished writing all the water in the eight barrels, and you would find the answer.

The young man so smart that he realized that there was no tip of learning. The only way was being deligent.

 

Temple of Admonish Ball

The cultural relics of the Saint of Calligraphy, Mr.Wang Xi Zi, were storied in the memorial museum of Wan Xi Zi.The building was his former house as he was alive. In the house, there was a temple of admonish ball, which was a ashamed memory in his life.

In order to increase the energy of the fingers in writing the calligraphy, Wang Xi Zi he always carried two beautiful jewel balls to play in his hand. One day, something happied, when he was standing beside the bank the pond playing the jewel ball in his hand seeing two geese playing the water.

Suddently, the waitress said that there was a monk asking to see Mr. Wang; therefore, he put down his jewel ball and came to meet the guest.

after the monk left, he found that the jewel ball was missing and he was so sad. On the second day, the monk sent hundreds of writing brushes, and he did not want to see him at all. However, the monk did not understand.He was also very the master missed his jewel ball on the day he came to Mr.Wang's house. He was very sad to death.

At the same time, one of the goose in the house was also sick to death. The servant found there was one jewelball in the stomach of the goose. Mr.Su reflected himself and felt so sorry to the monk. Therefore, he wrote the poem, Temple of Admonish Ball to memorize the monk and remind himself.
 

Not Writing of five conditions

Not Writing of five conditions of Su Don Po:

1.If the guest wanted his work of calligraphy, but the size of the character wat limited. Then, he would chose not to do it.
2. If the guest wanted his work of calligraphy, but he was not familiar with the guest at all. Then, he would chose not to do it.

3.If the guest wanted his work of calligraphy, but the guest asked to write the calligraphy on the expensive silk fabric, which was used only by the rich. Then, he would chose not to do it.
4. If the guest wanted his work of calligraphy, but only reason ws to became famous of owning the work of calligraphy of the master, Mr.Su Don PO. Then, he would chose not to do it.
5. If the guest wanted his work of calligraphy, but the content of the material was so poor. Then, he would chose not to do it.

Interesting Stories of Calligraphy-Learning Sheet
english vision: wrod file | pdf file
chinese vision: wrod file | pdf file
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