Custom Thankfulness Chinese & Japanese Calligraphy Wall Scroll

Select from many options to create your artwork with Thankfulness and Gratitude characters on a wall scroll.

Gratitude / Thanks

gǎn xiè
kan sha
Gratitude / Thanks Scroll

感謝 is gratitude; the feeling of being grateful or thankful.

You can think of this as being a formal way of expressing thankfulness in Chinese, Japanese Kanji, and old Korean Hanja.


gǎn jī
Thankfulness Scroll

感激 is thankfulness or being grateful for what you have.

It is an attitude of gratitude for learning, loving and being. Appreciate the little things that happen around you and within you every day. Think positively. Thankfulness brings contentment.

Different meaning in Japanese - more like "deep emotion," "impression," "inspiration" - not recommended for a Japanese audience.

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

Title CharactersRomaji (Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
感謝kan sha / kanshagǎn xiè / gan3 xie4 / gan xie / ganxiekan hsieh / kanhsieh
Thankfulness感激kangekigǎn jī / gan3 ji1 / gan ji / ganjikan chi / kanchi

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.

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.

Our Daily Bread - Be Filled With Thankfulness
...history, many cultures have set aside a time for expressing their thankfulness.
... contentment and the joy of our salvation than a true spirit of thankfulness.

Sacrifice of Harvest Moon
...highways meet, this offering to the Chinese Ceres is made.
... in the attitude of prayer and thankfulness, are engaged before the altar of their rural gods.

Christian Women Today
Chinese Women Today. Chretiennes. Company's Coming. Connecting Streams. Family Life Canada ... Attitude of gratitude6 Ways to develop thankfulness...

Confucius (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
The life and work of the Chinese philosopher and educatory; by Jeffrey Riegel.
... means literally an utterance of thankfulness when prayers have been answered)... - Passage Lookup: Colossians 2:6-7
Copyright (C) 1973, 1978, 1984 by International Bible Society ... strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness.

A Christian Walk - "THANKFULNESS" November 25, 2001
A place for bible teaching and up lifting of the christian Spirit and Soul ... THE IMPORTANCE OF THE LOCAL CHURCH November 4, 2001 "THANKFULNESS" November 25, 2001...
..."thank you, I'm sorry, excuse me" and their equivalents) in English and Chinese.
... In the study, a Chinese and English version of a questionnaire were...

PLWeb Query Results
Thankfulness - Chinese Language Teaching. - Passage Lookup: Col 3:16;
The Holy Bible, English Standard Version Copyright (C) 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a ... psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.

Chinastic| The Day 'Thanksgiving' Came to School in China
Thankfulness has long been forgotten when some things, ... Chinese Women's Health Situation Unimproved in Past Decade. ?High-tech Survey of Great Wall...