Journey Begins with First Step Chinese Calligraphy Scroll

Journey Begins with First Step Chinese Calligraphy Scroll
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  • Model: PWC0006
  • Created by Artist: Shouxing Wang
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This is not a print! This Chinese "the Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins with One Step" characters calligraphy art wall scroll is hand-painted by our talented disabled artist.


Typical Gallery Price: $150.00
Your Price:$79.88


Approximate Measurements:
Length of Silk Scroll: 52.6" (133cm)
Width of Wooden Scroll Roller: 18.6" (47cm)


About Chinese Quotes Calligraphy Wall Scroll Artworklaozi


It consists of eight characters, pronounced ‘qiān lǐ zhī xíng,shǐ yú zú xià’. Its literal meaning is ‘A thousand-li journey begins with the first step’ in English.

This proverb originates from Laozi, famous philosopher in ancient Chinese. He argues that problems should be tackled before occurring, and governing a country should prevent those minor troubles from happening. His theory is based on the natural phenomenon as the big trees that fill the span of a man's arms are from a little seedling, hath pace with nine floors is built by laying bricks or stones, travel route with thousands of miles begins with the first step. So the highest eminence is to be gained step by step as long as you take action and make practice seriously, prudentially, and little by little.

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.


About Talented Disabled Artist Shouxing Wang


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.


"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).


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