Chen Bo Chinese Calligraphy Class (HYC)

Course Date: 25 May 2024 to 10 Aug 2024

Time: 2PM – 4PM

Course Day: Saturday

Location: Tzu Chi Humanistic Youth Centre (30A Yishun Central 1, Singapore 768796)

Number of Sessions: 10 sessions

Registration Closing Date: 25 May 2024

Class Size: 20

Vacancies: 16
$273.00

INTRODUCTION

Calligraphy is a treasured art form in Chinese culture, fostering emotional refinement and aesthetic appreciation. This course aims to equip students with fundamental calligraphy knowledge and skills, laying a strong foundation for further learning.

 

Course Content:

  • Identifying the Four Treasures of the Study: brush, ink, inkstone, and paper
  • Learning proper posture and pen grip
  • Mastering ink application and brush cleaning techniques
  • Practicing basic strokes like horizontal, vertical,撇 (piě), 捺 (nà), and dot
  • Mastering simple characters in 楷书 (kaishu) script

 

Once a week, 2 hours per session, for a total of 10 sessions

Progressive learning, suitable for beginners

 

Students will be able to write their names and simple sentences in calligraphy

Opportunities to participate in calligraphy competitions and showcase learning progress

 

Target audience:

  • Children aged 6 and above
  • Teenagers
  • Senior citizens (instructional adjustments available based on individual needs)

 

 

TEACHER’S BIOGRAPHY

Ms Chen Bo

Ms. Chen Bo has received numerous awards and recognitions in the field of calligraphy. She was awarded the 3rd Chen Qin Chuan Senior Calligraphy Award in Singapore, the highest honour in the 35th Chen Jing Zhao Calligraphy Competition, and the Gold Award at the 25th and 26th World Calligraphy and Cultural Art Exhibition. In 2023, she won the Dr. Chen Zhichu Art Award for Calligraphy. Over the years, she has participated in various modern calligraphy exhibitions, International Women’s Day Art Exhibitions, National Day Art Exhibitions, and overseas exhibitions.

 

Additionally, in the past five years, she has been offering calligraphy therapy at the Taihe Hospital, where she volunteers to assist elderly patients with conditions such as stroke, Parkinson’s disease, and dementia. She has gained extensive experience in using calligraphy as an adjunct therapy for elderly patients. Furthermore, she teaches Chinese cultural calligraphy courses at Chong Fu School and independently runs calligraphy classes for students ranging from 6 years old to adults.

 

 

 

IMPORTANT NOTES

  • All course fees are inclusive of GST.
  • Please note that payments for courses are non-refundable except when the Centre cancels the class due to unforeseen circumstances.
  • The course fees do not cover the teaching materials and insurance for off-campus lessons (if any).
  • The Centre will send a course-related notice to students through WhatsApp or email before the commencement of classes. Please notify the Centre if you did not receive any message one week before the commencement date.
  • Please arrive at the classroom at least 10 minutes before the session.
  • Children, guest students or sit-in observers and recordings are NOT allowed in all classes for the purpose of maintaining lesson quality and as a show of respect for the teachers and other students.
  • If the lesson falls on a public holiday, it will be postponed to the following week. The Centre reserves the right to make any adjustments to the class schedules.