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The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...
|Title||Characters||Various forms of Romanized Chinese|
|qín ài de lǎo ye|
qin2 ai4 de lao3 ye
qin ai de lao ye
|ch`in ai te lao yeh
chin ai te lao yeh
|qín ài de wài gōng|
qin2 ai4 de wai4 gong1
qin ai de wai gong
|ch`in ai te wai kung
chin ai te wai kung
|qín ài de wài zǔ fù|
qin2 ai4 de wai4 zu3 fu4
qin ai de wai zu fu
|ch`in ai te wai tsu fu
chin ai te wai tsu fu
|qín ài de zǔ fù|
qin2 ai4 de zu3 fu4
qin ai de zu fu
|ch`in ai te tsu fu
chin ai te tsu fu
|qín ài de yé ye|
qin2 ai4 de ye2 ye
qin ai de ye ye
|ch`in ai te yeh yeh
chin ai te yeh yeh
|cí xiáng de lǎo ye|
ci2 xiang2 de lao3 ye
ci xiang de lao ye
|tz`u hsiang te lao yeh
tzu hsiang te lao yeh
|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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All of our calligraphy wall scrolls are handmade.
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.
After we create your wall scroll, it takes at least two weeks for air mail delivery from Beijing to you.
Allow a few weeks for delivery. Rush service speeds it up by a week or two for $10!
When you select your calligraphy, you'll be taken to another page where you can choose various custom options.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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