How To: Make Chinese calligraphy tracing sheets

Make Chinese calligraphy tracing sheets

Tracing sheets are an important part of Chinese calligraphy, especially if you plan on using calligraphy to write rather than as a purely artistic exercise, as they enable you to create characters more quickly. This video demonstrates one technique for creating the sheets using pencil, copying the characters from models available for free online here and here, among other places. Refine your calligraphy and increase your speed until you can write whole practical messages in this ancient and dignified script.

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