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Yunhua Ju’sPoint-surface Methodology for Creating Chinese Five-style Calligraphy with the Same Proposition


Mr. Yunhua Ju has been practicing topic-defined five-style calligraphy since 2000 with point-surface methodology, which is among the forerunners in this specialty and origination. First, through the proposition or content specified by himself or others, he thought about which art of composition, brush strokes, and ink presentation to use to write the five calligraphic styles— seal script, clerical script, regular script, running script, and cursive script. Then, he used the five calligraphy scripts to create five works of the same proposed text. This way, Mr. Ju tries to present the five styles in a comparative and integrated manner. Second, Mr. Ju chose five calligraphy styles because these scripts have long been treated as the mainstream calligraphy styles in the history of Chinese calligraphy. A large number of classic resources are available to facilitate this effort, as well. The close relationship of Chinese five-style calligraphy provides the foundation of his point-surface method. Third, Mr. Ju’s point-surface methodology is that five-style calligraphy scripts form a platform 

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