YUAN, Y: The Beginner’s Guide to Chinese Calligraphy: An Introduction to Kaishu (Standard Script)

Yuan, Yi; Mingxiang, Xiong. The Beginner’s Guide to Chinese Calligraphy: An Introduction to Kaishu (Standard Script). Better Link Press, 2010. ISBN: 9781602201132. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#30800) $12.00

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This calligraphy book teaches over 100 Chinese paintings and calligraphies along with historical and cultural information. Perfect for beginners. Introduces all the basic elements of the standard Chinese calligraphy script, Kaishu, with step-by-step instructions and diagrams for each of the 8 basic strokes.

Illustrated throughout.

LALIBERTE, N: Drawing With Ink: History and Modern Techniques

Laliberte, Norman; Mogelon, Alex. Drawing With Ink: History and Modern Techniques. Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1970. Ex-library. Text appears unmarked. Acceptable in good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30782)

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Illustrated throughout. Topics include the history of ink, master ink drawings contemporary ink drawings, and ink drawings by Norman Laliberte. 104p. Design consultant: Milton Glaser.

ENLOW, HL: How to Carve Folk Figures and a Cigar-Store Indian (Dover Pictorial Archive Series)

Enlow, Harold L. How to Carve Folk Figures and a Cigar-Store Indian (Dover Pictorial Archive Series). Dover, 1979. ISBN: 0486237486. Unmarked. One dog-eared page. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#30772) $12.00

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Includes 22 drawings and 93 photographs by the author. 59p.

Step-by-step instructions and numerous illustrations for ten folk projects: bust of old man, grandpa with cane, granny sweeping, bust of young girl, little girl with rag doll, barefoot boy with frog, retirement fund, concertina player, Indian bust, and full-fledged cigar-store Indian.