There are 5 basic script styles in Chinese Calligrahpy, and hunderds of sub-styles. Do you feel confused when seeing different script styles? Do you know why they are different from each other? Let's learning something about the History and characteristic of the five basic script styles, then, you will find you could have a better understanding of Chinese Calligraphy.
You have five friends from the acient China. They have their calligraphy works in totally diferent styles. But, now their pieces of works are blended together. Could you help your friends find their calligraphy works back?   Please drag each piece of calligraphy below to match its owner, based on the story of each friend.
Cao Quan is a magistrate of the Han Dynasty. After his death, his friend incised a stone memorial tablet to recount his good and noble deeds.
Zhang Xu is a famous calligrapher of Tang Dynasty, who was known for his love of alcoholic beverages. And he always performed his crazy calligraphy style when he was drunk. Once a time, he wrote something when his tummy hurt.
An archaeologist dicovered a bronze vessel in an acient tomb. What suprised him was that there was an inscription on the surface of this bronze vessel.
As a good mom, she hoped her kids could be well educationed. She wrote some poem cards for kids, to learn Chinese characters by reading poems.
Once a time, Wang Xizhi gathered with his literati friends at the Orchid Pavilion, composing poems and enjoying wine. A little drunk, he wrote a preface to their poem collection, which became the best known piece of calligraphy in history.