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Old scripts, new writing: learning Chinese characters and calligraphy

Hello! :)

Originally, I am an art teacher from China and got a Master's degree in Finland. I am inspired by cross-cultural life and learning experience here and focusing on cross-cultural education of art and language.

Chinese is a language, but also a sign back to the ancient. In my class, I will introduce to you the roots of the Chinese characters and also the art and culture related, for example, the original meaning of the character signs, the basic way of writing, the relationship between the characters and the traditional paper cutting crafts...

Each class you will get to learn about 20 characters under a theme. You will get inspired by these pictograms created thousands of years ago. Of course, your interests will be the first and most important priority.

It can be an art and creativity dialogue about text and image, rather than a language class because I believe that language is invented for emotion, expression, and communication! Hope to see you!

Extra information

The materials will be charged additionally if needed, for example, the paper, brush, ink...

Location

At teacher's location: Porvoo, Finland

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Skills:
Age:
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Chinese, Finnish

About Me

Moi,

Very nice to meet you here!

I would love to share some story on Chinese characters with you and listen to your's stories as well, as it is more like an art and communication class rather than a difficult language.

Education

2018,
Aalto University, Nordic Visual Study and Art Education, Master Degree

2006,
China Academy of Fine Art, Visual Communication Design and Education, Master Degree

Experience / Qualifications

Six years teaching experience at the Shanghai Institution of Visual Art, China.

Freelance teacher after moved to Finland.

Reviews (1)

Such a wonderful teacher. The children love her classes and look forward to learning mandarin every week! Highly recommended
Hello! :) Originally, I am an art teacher from China and got a Master's degree in Finland. I am inspired by cross-cultural life and learning experience here and focusing on cross-cultural education of art and language. Chinese is a language, but also a sign back to the ancient. In my class, I will introduce to you the roots of the Chinese characters and also the art and culture related, for example, the original meaning of the character signs, the basic way of writing, the relationship between the characters and the traditional paper cutting crafts... Each class you will get to learn about 20 characters under a theme. You will get inspired by these pictograms created thousands of years ago. Of course, your interests will be the first and most important priority. It can be an art and creativity dialogue about text and image, rather than a language class because I believe that language is invented for emotion, expression, and communication! Hope to see you!

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