Lulu's Water Paper Book-Kai Shu, Ouyang Xun

A Chinese Calligraphy Book for Master Ouyang Xun's Kai Shu Style. It is made of Water Paper for Endless Practice

Calligraphist: Ouyang Xun
Style: Kai Shu
Edition Information: Chinese, 26 pages, 14.8 in x 10.4 in / 37.0 cm x 26.0 cm, softcover


Lulu’s Water Paper Book is a series of tools designed to help beginners and advanced artists alike learn and practice calligraphy. Each book features an ancient and famous note in a specific style for you to imitate that will allow you to easily and quickly learn calligraphy. Best of all, every book in this series is made of Magic Water Paper, which uses water instead of ink. The marks you make on this material will disappear about two minutes after you have drawn on it. At that point, you can start over again – it is endless practice. Furthermore, this product has the added bonus of being environmentally friendly!

This note is in Kai Shu style with some features of Li Shu, and the structure of scripts is wide and elegant. The author of this note is Wei Zheng (580 A.D. – 643 A.D.), and in it he praises the great achievments of Emperor Taizong of the Tang Dynasty (Tang Taizong).

Written by a great calligraphist named Ouyang Xun (557 AD – 641 AD), this is representative of his great works.