Types of Chinese Handwriting

楷书【kǎishū】 (in Chinese calligraphy) regular script.
kai shu is like the printed word

行书【xíngshū】 running hand (in Chinese calligraphy).
xing shu is like flowing characters

草书【cǎoshū】 characters executed swiftly and with strokes flowing together; cursive hand.
cao shu is the real art of writing

张旭 (zhāng xù)






the best performer of cao shu



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