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Write your name in Chinese Calligraphy

Sheung Wan, Hong Kong

Experience hosted by Karen

90 mins
Includes food, drinks, equipment
Up to 8 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

I will share:
- a brief STORY about the origin and evolution of Chinese language, starting from the formation of pictograms
-the basic TECHNIQUES of Chinese calligraphy and what makes it a valuable form of art
-variations of STYLES and CREATIVITY in classic masterpieces

You will experience how to:
-DRAW basic pictograms
-WRITE a few characters that best represent Chinese virtues in various styles
-LEARN your name in Chinese
-CREATE your own masterpiece
Other things to note
We'll be using black ink, so please wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty.
I will share:
- a brief STORY about the origin and evolution of Chinese language, starting from the formation of pictograms
-the basic TECHNIQUES of Chinese calligraphy and what makes it a valuable form of art
-variations of STYLES and CREATIVITY in classic masterpieces

You will experience how to:
-DRAW basic pictograms
-WRITE a few characters that best represent Chinese virtues in various styles
-LEARN y…

Karen's commitment to safety

This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19-related safety and cleaning guidelines—including adhering to social distancing guidelines, practising good hygiene and ensuring that all participants wear a mask.
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What's included

  • Food
    Something sweet to eat
  • Drinks
    Seasonal tea
  • Equipment
    Brush, ink, artpapers
From $63
/ person
No dates available

Meet your host, Karen

Host on Airbnb since 2015
  • 10 Reviews
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I started practicing Chinese calligraphy since 2013 and have been worked in the design field for years. My background in creative industry allows me to reinterpret and share the traditional art with the younger generations/tourists in a contemporary way
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Where you'll be

We will conduct our workshop in a modern Chinese tea house fully decorated with oriental art . It’s a cozy place worthy for a visit.
Wendy
May 2018
Karen was personable and professional (not to mention patient!). The location was fantastic as we were able to look out across the bay to Kowloon. After our introduction both my husband and I are interested in pursuing more classes in calligraphy. Thank you, Karen!
Karen was personable and professional (not to mention patient!). The location was fantastic as we were able to look out across the bay to Kowloon. After our introduction both my hu…
Gaitri
March 2018
Karen was very easy to connect with and organise the class for our group. She was lovely, patient and gave us a good insight regarding written Chinese and pictograms- I now look for and spot familiar shapes in Chinese signs all over! Would definitely recommend this workshop to friends and family!
Karen was very easy to connect with and organise the class for our group. She was lovely, patient and gave us a good insight regarding written Chinese and pictograms- I now look fo…
Shannon
February 2018
Karen is very knowledgeable in Chinese Calligraphy, very nice and professional. My boyfriend and I had a wonderful time in this experience. I would highly recommend this experience!
Liam
February 2018
Fantastic session learning great skills. Karen taught us both how to write some some basic Chinese, which made me highly appreciate HK over CNY. Coukdnt reccomend more
Nazira
February 2018
Calligraphy is very beautiful art. Thanks for Karen for this experience. It was informative and interesting. The studio was very cozy and creative. I highly recommend this kind of workshop when you visit Hong Kong. Karen, thank you very much for your hospitality!
Calligraphy is very beautiful art. Thanks for Karen for this experience. It was informative and interesting. The studio was very cozy and creative. I highly recommend this kind of…
Hannah
April 2018
Karen was a lovely host & very helpful and knowledgeable. The experience was great, thanks again.

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 10 and up can attend.