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Crossing Boundaries: The Calligraphic Art of Manny Ling

Workshop on Calligraphy with the Folded Pen (Video)

Date: 13 April 2018 (Fri)
Time: 12:00 – 2:00 pm
Venue: Multi-function Room, LG4, Lee Shau Kee Library
Presenter: Dr Manny Ling
Language: English
Registration: https://lbcube.ust.hk/ce/index.php/event/5438/

 

In this workshop participants will make their own calligraphy pens using cut out sheets of aluminium from soft drinks cans. The design of the nib allows the creation of a variety of marks. You will be taught systematically how to write a variety of scripts. You will have opportunities to create calligraphic letters of your own.

HKUST students may attain 2 hours credit for the HLTH1010 Healthy Lifestyle Course after attending the workshop.

Remarks:
This Workshop is jointly organized by the HKUST Library, Center for Education Innovation, and Center for the Arts.


Feedback from participants / 活動迴響

  • I also like the part on making the pen myself so that I could do it next time. The activity is very engaging too
  • Too short of the session, but the overall organization of the event was very good
  • The fact that a calligraphy pen can be created using recycled cans
  • Reuse things in a surprising way
  • 與他人合作
  • You can make calligraphy writing tools out of anything
  • using the folded pen to have the calligraphy and the own design of the word
  • innovations n creatitivity
  • There isn’t an ideal format of calligraphy, it’s about how you express your feelings on the words you write
  • Simple way to start calligraphy without much investment (not much stationary required)
  • Have hands on experience about calligraphy. Learn to express by hand writing