• The ancients said calligraphy stippling

    ◆ the husband’s work points are all leisurely, like a big stone, or like a squatting swan, or like a Imperial battle, or like melon petals, or like chestnuts, stored in the mouth of an osprey, like rat excrement—— On the twelve chapters of brushstroke by Wang Xizhi in the Eastern Jin Dynasty ◆ the point is like the falling stone of the peak, and the new hook is like the early moon in the sky. It’s like a cloud thousands of miles across, and it’s like a withered vine….

    May 7, 2022 culture