Chinese Calligraphy Course by Louis Tan - MP20220813CC

Chinese Calligraphy Course by Louis Tan - MP20220813CC

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Brahm Centre @ MacPherson

55 Pipit Road


Singapore, 370055


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Brahm Centre will not be liable for your medical condition. Please inform the trainers at any time should you be feeling unwell, confused or uncomfortable during this 4-session course.

Immerse yourself in the art of Calligraphy (书法) with Louis Tan, a 30-year teacher and practitioner.

About this event


Chinese Calligraphy is an ancient art form, widely considered as the most respected of the fine arts in Chinese culture. Experience energy in motion as you put brush and ink on paper, and learn how brushstrokes can be charged with dynamic life and infused with rhythm.

Join this Chinese Calligraphy course to exercise your creativity, and cultivate patience, concentration, and dexterity at the same time.

Course Outline:

Session 1:Discovery the four treasures of Chinese Calligraphy-Chinese Brush, ink, rice paper and Inkstone.

Session 2:Discovery the evolution of Chinese words. Learn the basic strokes. Practice the "Yong" Character"-永字八法写法

Session 3:Learn Chinese Character structures and construction

Session 4:Learn "One and two Words" presentation, and practice.

Session 5:Learn "4 Words" presentation, and practice.

Session 6: Advance discovery of strokes and practice

Session 7:Investigate other styles of presentation

Session 8:Discover different “standing style” writing by calligraphers

Materials provided: 

Brush, Ink, Paper, Sauce, and Cloth


Saturday, 13th August - 1pm-3pm

Saturday, 20th August - 1pm-3pm

Saturday, 27th August - 1pm-3pm

Saturday, 3rd September - 1pm-3pm

Saturday, 10th September - 1pm-3pm

Saturday, 17th September - 1pm-3pm

Saturday, 24th September - 1pm-3pm

Saturday, 1st October - 1pm-3pm

Total of 8 sessions.


Brahm Centre @ MacPherson

**Minimum 12 students to start class


Course fee:

$280 | $56 for seniors eligible for National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy*

*NSA subsidy is for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents aged 50 and above.

Course fee may be offset by ^SkillsFuture Credit (SFC). First, course participants are to make payment for the course through Brahm Centre Eventbrite page, followed by claim with SFC. Brahm Centre will reimburse the amount that is successfully claim upon receipt of the funds from SFC. More details on SFC will be provided upon registration.


• Please note that payments for courses are non-refundable.

• There are no make-up lessons if you miss any session.

• If you miss the first session, you are allowed to proceed with the course. However, the trainer is not obligated to do a recap during the second session.

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Trainer Profile:

Louis Tan is an avid Chinese calligraphy practitioner for 30 years. He picked up this art from his mother and learnt Chinese calligraphy officially when he was in Tuan Mong High School. He went on to attend Dr. Kho Seow Hua's "Running Script Style" class in the NUS Department of Extramural Studies, and continues his practice up till today. Louis has also participated in various Chinese Calligraphy competition and was recently awarded the Dr Tan Tsze Chor Art Award by the Singapore Art Society for his outstanding art.

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Samples of Louis Tan Student's work:

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