$68 – $340

Chinese Calligraphy Course from Aug 6

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Brahm Centre @ Simei

227 Simei Street 4

Singapore, 520227


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

About this Event

Chinese Calligraphy is an ancient art form, and is 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.


Dates : Aug 6, 13 , 20 , 27, Sep 3, 10,17, 24, Oct 1, 8 . Thursdays

Time: 10am - 12pm. Venue: Brahm Centre Simei

No of Sessions : 10

Course fee:

$340 | $68 for seniors eligible for National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy*

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

**Minimum 10 students to start class

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.

Course Outline:

Session 1:

Discovery the four treasures of Chinese Calligraphy-Chinese Brush, ink, rice paper and Ink stone.

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

Session 9:

Learn the rule of art piece presentation.

Session 10:

Discovery of Chinese poetry and calligraphy.

Materials provided: 

Brush, Ink, Paper and Cloth


  • Please note that payments for courses are non-refundable.
  • Do ensure that you are able to attend the first session of the course before registering for the course as you will not be allowed to continue with the course should you miss the first session.
  • Request for transfers or make up-classes for selected mindfulness courses are subjected to availability and fees of $30 for transfers and $10 for make-up are applicable.

Trainer Profile:

Louis 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.

Some of Louis sample work :

Some students' work

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