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Where to learn Professional Chinese calligraphy course in Singapore? The five Chinese Calligraphy benefits for kids and teenagers

Kids and teenagers studying in Singapore find it difficult to learn Chinese. It is very difficult to write Chinese characters, and it is even more difficult to write beautiful Chinese characters. Many kids and teenagers have poor writing skills. Their handwriting is irregular and skewed, and their fonts are not beautiful. Kids and teenagers like this should learn Chinese calligraphy! Learning Chinese calligraphy can help kids and teenagers’s writing skills, improve their Chinese language proficiency, concentration, and personal cultural accomplishment etc benefits.

Chinese calligraphy has strict writing rules. Kids and teenagers and adolescents in primary school mainly focus on literacy. They will learn Chinese culture while learning Chinese calligraphy. This can not only consolidate the knowledge learned, but also promote the improvement of writing skills and make the writing neater and more beautiful and in the right form.

1. Improve the cultural quality of kids and teenagers

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If a child learns calligraphy from an early age, it will not only improve their calligraphy literacy and artistic accomplishment, but also cultivate their rigorous and down-to-earth learning attitude and conscious and hard-working spirit of learning.

Kids and teenagers Chinese calligraphy training enables students to improve their aesthetic ability and comprehensive cultural and artistic literacy, and form Chinese  calligraphy expertise and hobbies; writing is a basic skill for primary school students. If a child’s handwriting is beautiful and regular, he will receive a lot of praise, which will increase the child’s self-confidence.

2. Promote the improvement of thinking ability

Chinese Calligraphy learning can stimulate kids and teenagers’ curiosity for knowledge. Observation and analysis of Chinese characters, learning more about the formation of Chinese characters and the origin of strokes, and willingness to become familiar with radicals can help improve kids and teenagers Chinese proficiency and expand kids and teenagers thinking ability.

3. Develop intelligence and cultivate coordination.

The practice of Chinese calligraphy is a vivid and dynamic system that always requires concentration and writing each word well. It requires the brain to direct the hands and eyes to complete the task, allowing the skills of the left and right hemispheres of the brain to develop simultaneously and enhance mutual coordination. Countless examples have confirmed that. Kids and teenagers who have learned Chinese calligraphy are significantly higher than ordinary children in terms of understanding, acceptance, imagination and creative thinking abilities.

4. Cultivate kids and teenagers’ endurance and concentration

Many parents feel that their children are very active, unable to calm down and concentrate easily, which is not conducive to learning new knowledge. But when children go through Chinese calligraphy learning training, the child’s concentration will be improved. Because learning Chinese calligraphy requires full concentration and the cooperation of the brain, eyes, hands and feet, writing can calm the child down.

5. Promote healthy physical and psychological development.

Chinese Calligraphy teaching activities can stimulate kids and teenagers’ curiosity for knowledge. Observation and analysis of copybooks, thinking and understanding of the writing process, and evaluation and reflection on Chinese calligraphy exercises will help to comprehensively improve kids and teenagers’ thinking ability. Writing Chinese calligraphy with a brush can promote the healthy physical and psychological development of children. Writing Chinese calligraphy with a brush can be regarded as an operational process. During this kind of operation, the nerves need to be continuously transmitted, and the feeling of the hand is transmitted to the brain in time. The brain’s thinking activity continuously issues instructions to correct and improve the operation process.

For children, what they gain from practicing Chinese calligraphy is not only beautiful calligraphy, but more importantly, during the Chinese calligraphy writing practice process, children will develop the habit of careful observation, have good moral and cultural qualities, and their memory will be significantly improved. In conclusion, learning Chinese Calligraphy is beneficial to kids’ and teenagers’ growth.

The courses are rich in content and are tailored to the kids and teenagers from different Chinese language and writing levels. Personalized Professional Chinese Calligraphy course starts from the basic level and proceeds step by step, suitable for beginners and Improvement of different calligraphy levels.

Learning content in Professional Chinese Calligraphy Course:

  • Learn the basic structure and stroke writing skills of regular script, running script and official script, the meaning of radicals of Chinese characters
  • learn the structural rules of Chinese character shapes, and guide students to write four-character idioms, Tang poems and Song lyrics, couplets, etc.

The teacher explains and demonstrates throughout the process, allowing students to While learning calligraphy writing skills, you can also improve your ancient Chinese and Chinese language skills.

 

About Ms Mo Ni

Mo Ni’s art is a passionate reflection of the soul of nature and the inherent infinite opportunity offered by nature’s creations. Rich, fluid and robust colours accompanied by a combination of expressive representation of how nature and life entwine, has offered her audience a unique visual experience that evoke limitless imagination. Over the years, Mo Ni’s artworks have been favoured by collectors from all over the world. Moni is a renowned ink painter in Singapore and a disciple of Mr. Sun Qifeng, a master of Chinese painting. Her ink and wash works are dashing in brushstrokes and sound in images, with both meaning and spirit, and have won many awards. Her most famous series of Hu Ji is bold in color and bold in brushwork, with both solid brushwork outlining structural lines and ink painting splashes of color in capitals.

Mo Ni is truly a globalized citizen, she frequently travels between Asia, North America and the Europe continents in searching of novel inspiration for her artwork. She is deeply committed to the beliefs that “art is the creation of life”, and masterfully blends a variety of different mediums including oil, acrylic, traditional Chinese ink and color to create contemporary masterpieces. Mo Ni’s art is a passionate reflection of the soul of nature and the inherent infinite opportunity offered by nature’s creations. Rich, fluid and robust colors accompanied by a combination of expressive representation of how nature and life entwine, has offered her audience a unique visual experience that evoke limitless imagination. Over the years, Moni’s artworks have been favored by collectors from all over the world.

Location

Professional Chinese Calligraphy Course MacPherson art studio

MacPherson Art Studio (opposite MacPherson MRT exit A, 5mins short walk to AZ@Paya Lebar Building)

140 Paya Lebar Road, #03-04 AZ@Paya Lebar Building, S(409015)

About the Professional Chinese Calligraphy Course:

Suitable for 6 years old and above

Schedules: every Saturday 1pm-3pm 

Course fee: 12sessions | $680nett (with all art materials provided)

Contact us at 6255 0711 or email us at [email protected] for more enquiries! 

We also have Private Art Class one-to-one Professional Chinese Ink Calligraphy coaching !
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Learn and master Chinese Ink Painting and Calligraphy skills on different subjects with our professional experienced art teachers. Tailor the sessions and learn Chinese Calligraphy according to your schedule and skill levels! All art materials are provided! 

Our Schedule

VISUAL ART CENTRE DHOBY GHAUT STUDIO

CLASS SCHEDULE

TEEN/ADULT CLASS

KIDS CLASS (5-7 YEAR OLD)

CREATIVE JUNIOR CLASS (8-9 YEAR OLD)

MON

11am -
1:15pm

5pm -
7:15pm

5pm -
7:15pm

(Digital/
Manga)*

7:30pm -
9:45pm

(Digital/
Manga)

5pm -
6:30pm

TUE

3.30pm -
5:45pm

3.30pm -
5:45pm

3:30pm -
5pm

(KIDS)

4:30pm -
6pm

(KIDS)

3:30pm -
5pm

WED

11am -
1:15pm

1:30pm -
3:45pm

5pm -
7:15pm

7:30pm -
9:45pm

(Chinese Ink
Painting)

5pm -
6:30pm

THU

1pm -
3:15pm

3:30pm -
5:45pm

(Digital/
Manga)

7:30pm - 10pm

(Nude Life/ Portrait)

3:30pm -
5pm

FRI

11am -
1:15pm

5pm -
7:15pm

7:30pm -
9:45pm

 

5pm -
6:30pm

SAT

10:30am -
12:45pm

1pm -
3:15pm

3:30pm -
5:45pm

6:30pm -
8:45pm

 

SUN

10:30am -
12:45pm

11:15am -
12:45pm

(KIDS)

1pm -
3:15pm

3:30pm -
5:45pm

 

*TO BE ENQUIRED

Call/WhatsApp: +65-6255-0711 E: [email protected]

MacPherson Art Studio

Call/WhatsApp: +65-6255-0711

CLASS SCHEDULE

*TO BE ENQUIRED

140 Paya Lebar Rd, 03-04 AZ @Paya Lebar Building, S(409015)

Contact us for any enquiries!

Our Location

Dhoby Ghaut Art Studio

Dhoby Ghaut Art Studio​

Address:

10 Penang Road, #01-02 Dhoby Ghaut Green,
Singapore 238469

Exit from Dhoby Ghaut MRT Station Exit B and turn left, we are there in 30m!

MacPherson Art Studio

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Address:

AZ@Paya Lebar, 140 Paya Lebar Road, #03-04,
Singapore 409105

Exit from Macpherson MRT Station Exit A and turn left, we are right across the road, 1 minute walk away!

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