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Re: Calligraphy lessons

Postby Juba » 10 Nov 2004, 22:32

There is a private calligraphy tutor with a shop front on the south side of Heping East Road close to the junction with Wenzhou Street. No idea whether he/she can speak English or what he/she charges.
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Postby Mucha Man » 11 Nov 2004, 10:37

When I wanted to study Chinese painting I had an former pupil who was then attending Shi-Da post an online ad for me on one of the university boards. He specified that I wanted someone who could speak English.

I found a student who was in her last year studying to become a elementary school art teacher. She knew how to present and explain painting skills and techniques very well.

I would recommend her but she disappeared after a few lessons. :s

In any case, it might work for you. Another option is to post an ad at one of the Mandarin language schools like TLI.
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Chinese Calligraphy Class taught in English?

Postby toogus » 10 Feb 2011, 02:12

Does anyone know if there are any Chinese calligraphy classes in Taipei that are taught in English? My partner who I dragged over here doesn't know any Chinese nor is he really interested in learning it. He does, however, have a very strong interest in learning Chinese calligraphy and experiencing the whole zen practice of it. I guess since so much is visual there doesn't need to be that much English involved, but I know that all Chinese settings can sometimes be intimidating for him.

Thanks for any suggestions!
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