Elegant Chinese Handwriting

Ancient Chinese writing evolved from the practice of divination during the Shang Dynasty (1600-1046 BCE). Some theories suggest that images and markings on pottery shards found at Ban Po Village are evidence of an early writing system.

Once writing was developed by the Chinese it had a significant impact on the culture. Ebrey writes, “In China, as elsewhere, writing once adopted has profound effects on social and cultural processes(26).” The bureaucracy of China came to rely on written records and, culturally, expression of personal thoughts and feelings was made possible through poetry and prose, creating some of the greatest literature in the world.

Learning Chinese Handwriting is excellent way to get to know Chinese Cultural and understand the deep of the meaning of the Chinese Words.