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Tuesday 9 February 2010, by David

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Calligraphy is etymologically the art of training scripts. Most civilizations that practice this writing have developed an art of calligraphy. In some Eastern cultures, calligraphy is part of religious art. In Chinese calligraphy you use a Chinese brush, rice paper, Batonettes ink and stone grinding ink.

In medieval calligraphy parchment paper and a quill were used.

((2. To reach the goal, you need strategy: the right technique! ))

The Arabic technique:

a) letters of each route are divided into several parts. b) The ductus is the order in which a letter was handwritten. c) the writer must train to master the form of the letter.

Chinese art:

Everything is written in pencil. a) Hold the brush a few inches from the head, the thumb in opposition with the index and middle fingers. Do not entangle the brushes!

((3. The three main languages worked in the DLI:))

Today, in major cities, we can meet Arab or Chinese calligraphy. As in medieval writing is it the basis of calligraphy’s, origin. This is the period during which it is practiced most.

((4. "calligraphy" a word, an idea:))

Students define calligraphy as:

- The art of writing
- Nice writing
- Different handwriting
- One where we write out the form letters. Calligraphy is the art of drawing an elegant way the characters of writing.

((5.The difficulties of Calligraphy.))

(3 5 students find the calligraphy difficult.)

Failure primarily found among students is to write too little. Therefore, students say to you that writing in French is a lot easier, unlike calligraphy, in which a lot of training and having good equipment is important.

6. Interview with Mr. El korchi

- How long have you Practice calligraphy?

Mr. El korchi: I have written calligraphy for a long time because for me it is a passion.

- What is calligraphy for you?

Mr. El Korchi: The art of writing and writing "nicely"

- What is the biggest default in your students?

Mr. El korchi: they writing size is too small.

- Why did you submit that IDD?

Mr. El Korchi: To provide the opportunity for students who are not Arabic to take the first encounter with calligraphy.

- What is the relationship between your language and calligraphy?

(Mr. El Korchi: I am of Arabic origin, and the Arabic language still has much interesting calligraphy. You can find manuscripts of the Middle Ages written in Arabic calligraphy. And for example, the Blue Mosque has a ceiling entirely covered with Arabic calligraphy.)

((7. And if we made our own Calame?))

1. Cut with a cutter on the end of a bamboo or reed.

2. Cut to 70 ° left or right of the point you think are right or left hand.

3. Cut the tip of the tip so that it is right.

4. Arrange for the tip is flat and thin. ((Your arrows, A!))

((8. See also: ))

The rule in Arabic calligraphy, is the point. The point is to measure the size of the handwritten letter. (eg the L = 6 points).

- The Chinese signs were invented by Cang Jie.

- In Spain there is a palace called "Alhambra" (Granada) fully decorated in Arabic calligraphy.

- If you are really interested in Arabic calligraphy, I suggest the book "The Arab poetry" Farouk Mardam-Bey.

((9. Interview the Arabic speaker:))

- How long have you teach calligraphy?

The speaker: in France since 3 years and 2 years abroad, making a whole 5 years.

- What do you mean the word "calligraphy"?

The speaker: good plot, good writing.

What advice do you give to beginners?

The speaker: Start training at home and not being, for we must get used to warm his wrist.

- What do you like most about calligraphy?

The Advocate: It’s aesthetic side, and freedom we have, we have a large space to express themselves and there are no limits, no rules.

((10. Interviewing Sonia and Jules))

- Jules

- Sonia

11. Interviewing the teachers

- The calligraphist

- Mr. El Korchi

- A demo

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