This is not a Print! This custom valentine quotes 'Wo Ai Ni / I Love You' Chinese characters symbol calligraphy wall scroll is 100% hand-painted by our talented disabled artist.
About 'I Love You' Chinese Calligraphy Wall Scroll Artwork
Length of Silk Scroll: 52.6" (133cm)
Width of Wooden Scroll Roller: 18.6" (47cm)
Chinese Calligraphy Style
English: Official Script / Clerical Script
Traditional Chinese Characters & pinyin
Simplified Chinese Characters & pinyin
The phrase 'I love you' in Chinese consists of three characters: wo ai ni. The first is the Chinese word for I -- wo. The second is the key word ‘love’-- ai. The third is ‘you’ in Chinese -- ni.
To say ‘I love you’ Mandarin way, put the three characters together: wo ai ni.
You can use the phrase to express not only romantic love, but also love in general. Chinese are usually rather reserved as far as expressions for love are concerned. If you are unfamiliar with the culture, use the phrase for only the people that you are close to or romantically involved in, such as your spouse, children and parents.
Vertically, on the side next to the main characters.
Note: Firstly, this looks best with selections that have multiple characters. Secondly, these are Chinese calendar and writer, it could add an inscription such as a special wish or salutation.
Chinese Symbol Love Lesson: How to Write Love in Chinese Charater / Letter
Chinese is written in two manners: simplified and traditional. The simplified version is used in China, and countries like Singapore. The traditional version is used in places like Taiwan and Hong Kong.
This is how the symbol is written in the simplified version: 爱
While there are two written versions, there is only one way to pronounce the word in Mandarin: ‘ai’ in the forth tone.
As you can see, the character is rather complex. It consists of several strokes, and is not easy to write.
The composition of the character is interesting. You will see that in the lower part of the character, there is a sub-character 友. Pronounced as ‘you’, the character means friendship. This implies that however intimate you are with you loved ones; you should respect him or her as a friend.
This is how the symbol is written in the traditional form: 愛
The sub-characters in the traditional version are different. In the middle part of the character, you see the sub-character 心, which is pronounced as ‘xin’and means heart. This implies that if you love someone, the feeling comes right from your heart!
Simplified or traditional, the character is not easy to write. If you can write it, however, it will be a good way to show your sincerity, and the recipient will come to appreciate it.
So, why don't you make it a try, and write the symbol yourself when called for?
Don’t hesitate. Have this classic love quote composed today in Chinese calligraphy wall scroll by our talented disabled calligraphers.
About Talented Disabled Artist: Master Shouxing Wang
How many years does it require to be a great master of Chinese brush calligraphy? 20 to 30 years. Shouxing Wang is from a village in Shandong China and actively lives with paralysis from waist down for nearly thirty years. To fight fate, he developed an interest in Chinese calligraphy art, which is believed to have a very similar effect to Chinese Taichi, cultivating the mind and morality. Now after nearly thirty years of practice, Mr. Wang has won various art competitions and can skillfully master all scripts of Chinese character calligraphy, namely, zhuanshu(seal script), lishu(clerical script), kaishu(regular script), xingshu(running script/semi cursive script) and caoshu(cursive script/grass script). Master Wang writes with a brush, ink and an inkstone (used to mix the ink) on rice paper.
In addition to Chinese calligraphy art, Master. Wang is also a big fan of various kinds of musical instrument, such as erhu and flute. Master. Wang said, “Life is not fair but you make it fair with your effort and attitude.”
"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. View More Story
How to Create Your 'Wo Ai Ni / I Love You' Chinese Characters Calligraphy Wall Art Works
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