Article discussing the evolution of Chinese calligraphy and script types with examples that illustrate the evolution of Chinese characters.
History of Japanese Calligraphy
Brief history of Japanese calligraphy and how the Japanese-style of writing came to be from Chinese aesthetics.
Information of the origins of calligraphy as well as examples of tang calligraphy, techniques of transmission, script types, six dynasties calligraphy, and calligraphy in modern China.
History of Chinese Calligraphy
Origin of Chinese calligraphy in the Shang and Zhou dynasties, spring autumn and warring states periods, as well as the Chin, Han, Wei, Jin, Tang, Sung, Yuan, Ming and Chin dynasties.
The China Online Museum offers information on Chinese calligraphy and photographs of calligraphy masterpieces created by famous Chinese artists.
Starting Out in Calligraphy
Description of how calligraphy letters are created and project ideas that incorporate calligraphy, such as for making cards.
Collection of lessons for learning how to draw calligraphy scripts with just a calligraphy pen and some scratch paper.
Appreciation of the Art of Chinese Calligraphy
Examples of different styles of Chinese calligraphy that are considered to be a form of abstract art rather then just words.
The Art of Arabic Calligraphy
Brief history of Arabic calligraphy and information on the various styles, such as kufic and cursive script styles.
Lessons in Calligraphy and Penmanship
Comprehensive webpage with lessons in calligraphy, including tips on getting started with an oblique pointed pen and instructions on writing various script types.
Background of calligraphy with information on the spread of literacy, the art of writing in Arabic and how calligraphy was used as an art form.
How To’s and Illustrated History in Calligraphy
History of how calligraphy began in the Shang, Zhou, Qin, Han, Jin, Tang, Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties as well as how-to articles on calligraphy.
Chinese Calligraphy History
This page provides Chinese calligraphy history, facts, styles, art, masters, clipart and more.
Art of Chinese Calligraphy
List of the most famous masters of calligraphy, calligraphy of poems, styles of calligraphy and information on appreciation of Chinese writing.
The Beautiful Brush – Japanese Calligraphy
Basic introduction to Japanese calligraphy with information on the basic tools used and the development of the Chinese writing system.
Description on how calligraphy is performed and how it was used during the imperial era as an important criterion for selection of executives in Imperial court.
Introduction to Islamic art and how it was used in Islam as an embellishment on homes, palaces, mosques, businesses and public and private areas.
Three Perfections - Painting, Poetry and Calligraphy
Article on how poetry, painting and calligraphy are considered to be the ultimate in artistic achievement in many Chinese paintings.
Interactive webpage that provides and animation and pronunciation of Chinese calligraphy characters.
Chinese Calligraphy: Language As Art
Examples and instructions on how to properly draw calligraphy characters, as well as facts on Chinese calligraphy and language as art.
Calligraphy in Islamic Art
Article that discusses how calligraphy is used in Islamic art and painted or printed on products as a form of decoration.
Chinese Calligraphy: History, Technique and Artists
Rules regarding calligraphy, technique and training information and examples of different types of calligraphy scripts.
Brief history of the beginnings of Turkish calligraphy as well as examples of Turkish art that use calligraphy as a form of design.