Richard Man’s Calligraphy and Photography

December 4, 2008

A Synthesis of Two Themes

Filed under: Chinese calligraphy, photography — Tags: , , — richard @ 11:52 am

The reason that this blog is called “..Calligraphy and Photography” is in fact one of my artisitc goals is to merge these two medium together. Afterall, if the Chinese can have painting with calligraphy, why not (perhaps manipulated) photos with calligraphy.

Here it is then:


The couplet reads (top to bottom, right to left):

The white egret flies to the blue sky

The Autumn wind watches the water flow

The cropping is different from the photograph shown earlier, I feel that the vertical crop is more suitable for calligraphy.

You can order prints:

8×10 Fine Arts Rice Paper $40.00

The Fine Arts Rice Paper I am using is gorgeous. The darkest dark and the whitest white, yet with a sensual traditional “washi”  feel.

Sadly, WordPress does not allow Paypal buy buttons. Please add $7 for S&H and paypal the amount to I can also process the credit card directly if you do not wish to use Paypal. Please contact me.


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