Happiness Large Chinese Character Calligraphy Wall Scroll

Happiness Large Chinese Character Calligraphy Wall Scroll
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  • Model: PSC00010
  • Created by Artist: Shouxing Wang
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This is not a Print! This 'Happiness / Blessing' original Chinese calligraphy wall scroll artwork is 100% hand-painted by talented disabled artist.

 

About 'Happiness / Blessing' Chinese Calligraphy Wall Scroll Artwork

 

Approximate Measurements:
Length of Silk Scroll: 55.3" (140cm)
Width of Wooden Scroll Roller: 29.2" (74cm)

 

Traditional or Simplified Chinese Character & pinyin

Happiness / Blessing Chinese character pinyin

This Chinese character is pronounced ‘fú’ in Pinyin and means blessing, good fortune, happiness.

Happiness / Blessing Chinese character pinyin(pinyin, Fu)or Blessing, is a Chinese character widely written on Chinese everyday items and used on many special occasions like birthdays, weddings, housewarmings, the Spring Festival, etc. First written by the second emperor Kangxi of the Qing Dynasty, this Fu character with the featured unique way of writing is known as the No. One Blessing under Heaven, as the emperor blends such other characters as Zi( meaning children), Cai(meaning talent or wealth), Tian(meaning land), and Shou(meaning longevity) within this single character Fu.

 

Inspiring Story of Disabled Artist Shouxing Wang - Overcoming Disability to Create Fine Chinese Calligraphy Art

 

chinese-disabled-calligraphy-artistShouxing Wang, who lives with paralysis from the waist down, is an accomplished disabled Chinese calligrapher of traditional Chinese brush calligraphy, thought of as the highest form of art in China and widely practiced and revered in Sinophere. Being confined to a wheelchair in a small village in Eastern China for decades, Shouxing has been determined to teach and establish himself as a great Chinese calligrapher.

 

Before becoming a disabled calligrapher, he was a worker in a water conservancy unit in his hometown. When he was very young, he encountered a catastrophic accident in one fieldwork and it left him paralyzed from waist down. In one moment all his dreams vanished into thin air.

 

"Without my legs, what can I do? " said Mr. Wang. "I constantly asked myself."

 

From then on the only life he knew was the life of a person on a wheelchair. He saw no hope for himself and sometimes even considered ending his life. Thanks to the help of his families and friends, he gradually found the encourage to live, though forever being confined to a wheelchair.

 

Happiness / Blessing chinese calligraphy

"Will I have to depend on other’s help for the rest of my life? I should do something meaningful, so that my life is not worthless," he said. With the help of his families and friends, he started to learn Chinese calligraphy from Master Zhang and Master Liu. He was told that practicing Chinese calligraphy is greatly beneficial to people’s health through its balancing movement and adjustment of breath, as well as gives a lot of pleasure. With the passing of time, he began to love this art form. However, practicing is hard, dull and time consuming. To be an excellent calligrapher, diligent practicing is a must. He told himself to be patient, to be calm, to be persistent. Experiencing thirty years’ painstaking practicing, his artistic skill began obtaining attention of his masters. They encouraged him to participate in contests in his county, then in his city. His works got countless awards.

 

In recent years, he has made a figure in the Chinese calligraphy circle. In the year of 1999, he became a member of the renowned house of calligraphy circle.

 

"Initially, practicing calligraphy lifted me out of the pain of losing legs, brought me consolation and gave me courage to face various difficulties in life, and I found new hopes. Now I believe in my future and I shall work harder and promote the calligraphy art form." he said. When he was interviewed by journalists with famous media and asked what it was like to practice calligraphy these years.

 

Shouxing writes with a brush, ink and an inkstone (used to mix the ink) on rice paper and is versed in all the five main scripts of Chinese characters: seal script (zhuanshu), clerical script (lishu), semi-cursive or running script (xingshu), cursive or grass scrip (caoshu) and regular script (kaishu).

 

How to Write Happiness / Blessing in Chinese Calligraphy Art on Wall Scrolls

 

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