Fountain pens, a product of the West would seem at first glance to have little to do with Chinese culture. However, China has a huge domestic fountain pen market. When fountain pens came to China, a new sub-style of Chinese calligraphy was born.
I am here to start a series of posts on Chinese Pen Calligraphy. It is one of the interesting ways to use a fountain pen, yet has not been widely explored, at least in the English-speaking world. To be honest, I never really had a clear idea, and was experimenting with many different things flex nibs, fude nibs, naginata nibs, …… but I did not really have a clear idea also.
Wutong was perceived not as a heroic figure or paragon but rather as an embodiment of greed and lust, a maleficent demon who preyed on the weak and vulnerable. In The Sinister Way, Richard von Glahn examines the emergence and evolution of the Wutong cult within the larger framework of the historical development of Chinese popular or vernacular religion—as opposed to institutional religions such as Buddhism or Daoism. Surveying Chinese religion from BCE to the beginning of the twentieth century, The Sinister Way views the Wutong cult as by no means an aberration.
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Chinese calligraphy is a type of pleasing writing, as well as a kind of sport, embodying the artistic expression of human language in a tangible form. This type of expression has been widely practiced in China and has been generally held in high esteem across East Asia. There are some general standardizations of the various styles of calligraphy in this tradition.
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Forums Latest Auctions Members. Posts Likes Today I picked up this Omega pen set, but I know zip about it, including the language used on the enclosed cards. The set is complete: hang tags, ball point pen, fountain pen, extra fountain pen cartridges, and what appears to be the filler adapter for use with an inkwell or bottle.