Please note: The Chinese New Years Holiday is upon us. Custom calligraphy orders placed now will be shipped around February 20th. However, in-stock artwork orders are being shipped promptly (as they are located in the USA).

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Alone with only your shadow for company

China qióng qióng jié lì xíng yǐng xiāng diào
Alone with only your shadow for company Wall Scroll

This proverb is about the state of being as alone as you possibly can be. It can be translated as, "Alone with only your shadow for comfort/company."


See Also:  I Miss You

Shadow of Karma
Dogged by Karma

China yè yǐng
Japan gou you
Shadow of Karma / Dogged by Karma Wall Scroll

業影 is a Buddhist title that literally means "Karma Shadow."

It figuratively means karma dogging one's steps like a shadow.

It's similar to the western idea of, "karma is a bitch."

Keiko / Shadow / Reflection

China yǐng zi
Japan keiko
Keiko / Shadow / Reflection Wall Scroll

This word means shadow or reflection.

This is a common female given name in Japanese where it's romanized as Keiko or Kēko.

Shadow

China yǐng
Japan kage
Shadow Wall Scroll

影 means shadow in Chinese, Japanese Kanji, and old Korean Hanja.

Depending on context, this can also mean silhouette, reflection, image, or presence.

Shadow Warrior

China yīng wǔ zhǔ
Japan kagemusha
Shadow Warrior Wall Scroll

影武者 is the title for Shadow Warrior in Chinese and Japanese.

This may refer to a few video games that share this English title, or a Japanese moved called Kagemusha.

If you are looking for the Japanese TV show, that was originally 影の軍団 (Kage no Gundan) which more literally means "Army of Shadows," but was re-titled Shadow Warrior when released outside Japan in English.

In Japan, this title can also refer to a body double or decoy of an army general or leader used to avoid assassination. It can also be somebody who does all the work (or fighting) behind the scenes (not getting much if any credit).


Shadow Warrior

The Way of Tea

China chá dào
Japan cha dou
The Way of Tea Wall Scroll

茶道 means The Way of Tea (literally, "tea way") in Chinese and Japanese.

This may refer to a tea ceremony or a general lifestyle of tea preparing and drinking.

In Japanese, this can be pronounced sadō or chadō (seems that sadō refers more often to a tea ceremony, and chadō when it's the Way of Tea).

茶道 is also used in Buddhist context with the same meaning of the Way of Tea.

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The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...

Title CharactersRomaji(Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Alone with only your shadow for company 煢煢孑立形影相吊
茕茕孑立形影相吊
qióng qióng jié lì xíng yǐng xiāng diào
qiong2 qiong2 jie2 li4 xing2 ying3 xiang1 diao4
qiong qiong jie li xing ying xiang diao
ch`iung ch`iung chieh li hsing ying hsiang tiao
chiung chiung chieh li hsing ying hsiang tiao
Shadow of Karma
Dogged by Karma
業影
业影
gou you / gouyou / go yo / goyoyè yǐng / ye4 ying3 / ye ying / yeying yeh ying / yehying
Keiko
Shadow
Reflection
影子keikoyǐng zi / ying3 zi5 / ying zi / yingzi ying tzu / yingtzu
Shadow kageyǐng / ying3 / ying
Shadow Warrior 影武者kagemushayīng wǔ zhǔ
ying1 wu3 zhu3
ying wu zhu
yingwuzhu
ying wu chu
yingwuchu
The Way of Tea 茶道cha dou / chadou / cha do / chadochá dào / cha2 dao4 / cha dao / chadao ch`a tao / chatao / cha tao
In some entries above you will see that characters have different versions above and below a line.
In these cases, the characters above the line are Traditional Chinese, while the ones below are Simplified Chinese.

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When the calligrapher finishes creating your artwork, it is taken to my art mounting workshop in Beijing where a wall scroll is made by hand from a combination of silk, rice paper, and wood.
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A nice Chinese calligraphy wall scroll

The wall scroll that Sandy is holding in this picture is a "large size"
single-character wall scroll.
We also offer custom wall scrolls in small, medium, and an even-larger jumbo size.

A professional Chinese Calligrapher

Professional calligraphers are getting to be hard to find these days.
Instead of drawing characters by hand, the new generation in China merely type roman letters into their computer keyboards and pick the character that they want from a list that pops up.

There is some fear that true Chinese calligraphy may become a lost art in the coming years. Many art institutes in China are now promoting calligraphy programs in hopes of keeping this unique form of art alive.

Trying to learn Chinese calligrapher - a futile effort

Even with the teachings of a top-ranked calligrapher in China, my calligraphy will never be good enough to sell. I will leave that to the experts.

A high-ranked Chinese master calligrapher that I met in Zhongwei

The same calligrapher who gave me those lessons also attracted a crowd of thousands and a TV crew as he created characters over 6-feet high. He happens to be ranked as one of the top 100 calligraphers in all of China. He is also one of very few that would actually attempt such a feat.


Check out my lists of Japanese Kanji Calligraphy Wall Scrolls and Old Korean Hanja Calligraphy Wall Scrolls.

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