WorldCat Identities

Qu, Lei Lei 1950-

Overview
Works: 28 works in 72 publications in 7 languages and 2,001 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs 
Roles: Author, Calligrapher
Classifications: NK3634.A3, 745.619951
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lei Lei Qu
The simple art of Chinese calligraphy : create your own Chinese characters and symbols for good fortune and prosperity by Lei Lei Qu( Book )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the complete, step-by-step beginnerUs guide to creating the sacred characters of Chinese script. In this unique guide, renowned calligraphy artist Qu Lei Lei teaches the philosophy of this ancient art and demonstrates how to create the most important symbols of Chinese folklore--Luck, Love, Happiness, and Long Life
The simple art of Chinese brush painting : create your own Oriental flowers, plants, and birds for joy and harmony by Lei Lei Qu( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and German and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates the materials and techniques required for painting flowers and birds on paper in both the freehand and the academic style. In addition, there are projects for painting on bamboo and kites
The tao of sketching : the complete guide to Chinese sketching techniques by Lei Lei Qu( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Award-winning artist Qu Lei Lei offers an inspirational view of art from the Chinese perspective. Instead of looking at the sketch as an end in itself, he focuses on the work as personal fulfillment for the artist and as a valued meditation. All the essential techniques are here--from choosing and using materials to mixing the ink to mastering brushstrokes. With the natural world as his subject, Lei Lei pulls out key features--water, trees, landscapes--and focuses on practical ways of depicting their different varieties. A master class covers techniques for capturing pets at play, and for conveying the spirit of all living creatures." -- Amazon.com
The simple art of tai chi by Lei Lei Qu( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn the most popular style of Tai Chi - the Yang forms, or movements, endorsed by China's great masters - using color photos and detailed instructions that even a beginner can readily understand. The heart of the book, the 24 Forms, features a series of graceful, gentle exercises. The fluidity and movement between forms will promote maximum development of muscle tone and improve relaxation. Book jacket
The complete guide to Chinese calligraphy : discover the five major scripts to create classic characters and beautiful projects by Lei Lei Qu( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chinese calligraphy is an art that has developed over thousands of years of careful study. A skilled calligrapher can use his or her brush to express the most evocative emotions and produce elegant decorations. By following Qu Lei Lei's clear techniques and detailed step-by-step instructions you can replicate the scripts that have dominated the history of Chinese calligraphy and bring extra meaning and style to your writing. The Complete Guide to Chinese Calligraphy includes instructions for more than 15 projects that will allow you to put your skills into practice by creating beautiful artworks and presents. With more than 300 characters to choose from, you will be able to draw over 100 best-loved words and phrases, ranging from birthday wishes to the auspicious greetings and wise sayings of the Chinese ancients. Discover the five primary scripts used through Chinese history - from the earliest pictorgraphic characters through to the modern Running script. Practice the scripts with the integrated tracing paper, learning to use the brush like a traditional calligrapher. Use the detailed, fully illustrated techniques to develop your skills
Chinese calligraphy : standard script for beginners by Lei Lei Qu( Book )

9 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chinese script is one of the oldest forms of writing in existence. Its origins can be traced back to at least the second millennium BC and it is still in use over 3000 years later. Calligraphy, the creation of the written characters on paper with brush and ink, has traditionally been revered as one of the highest forms of Chinese art
Chinese love poetry by Jane Portal( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of 40 classical and contemporary love poems, illustrated with original brushwork calligraphy and scenes from rarely exhibited paintings and prints from the British Museum
Handboek Chinese kalligrafie : 15 projecten met Chinese karakters stap voor stap uitgelegd by Lei Lei Qu( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in Dutch and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Einführung in die chinesische Kalligraphie : Gestaltung von chinesischen Schriftzeichen und Symbolen für Glück und Wohlstand by Lei Lei Qu( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in German and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vorstellung von Arbeitsmaterialien und Techniken
Calligraphie chinoise : l'art de la simplicité : créez vous-même vos caractères, messagers de bonheur et de prospérité by Lei Lei Qu( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of t'ai chi by Lei Lei Qu( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'art du pinceau : simplicité de la peinture chinoise : créez vous-même la beauté et l'harmonie by Lei Lei Qu( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Čínská kaligrafie by Lei Lei Qu( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in Czech and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The simple art of Chinese brush painting : creating your own Oriental flowers, plants and birds for joy and harmony by Lei Lei Qu( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The simple art of Chinese brush painting : paint stunning natural studies that convey emotion by Lei Lei Qu( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Qu Leilei hua zhan te kan = Qu Leilei art exhibition : souvenir album by Lei Lei Qu( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in Chinese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Here and now : to face a new century by Lei Lei Qu( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Quick foxtrot and other poems by Charles Keen( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Leilei Qu : NAL Information File] by Lei Lei Qu( )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Everyone's life is an epic by Lei Lei Qu( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The simple art of Chinese calligraphy : create your own Chinese characters and symbols for good fortune and prosperity
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The simple art of Chinese brush painting : create your own Oriental flowers, plants, and birds for joy and harmonyThe tao of sketching : the complete guide to Chinese sketching techniquesThe simple art of tai chiThe complete guide to Chinese calligraphy : discover the five major scripts to create classic characters and beautiful projectsChinese calligraphy : standard script for beginnersChinese love poetryThe art of t'ai chiThe simple art of Chinese brush painting : creating your own Oriental flowers, plants and birds for joy and harmonyThe simple art of Chinese brush painting : paint stunning natural studies that convey emotion
Alternative Names
Čchü, Lej Lej 1950-

Lei Lei, Qu

Lei, Qu

Lei Qu lei 1950-....

Lei, Qu Lei 1951-

Lej, Čchü Lej 1950-

Qu, Lei Lei

Qu Lei lei 1950-....

Qu Lei Lei 1951-

Qu Leilei

Qu, Leilei 1950-

Qu, Leilei 1951-

Qu Leilei artista británico

Qu Leilei artiste britannique

Qu Leilei British artist

Лэй Лэй Ц.

Цюй Лэй Лэй

曲, 磊磊 1951-

曲磊磊

Languages
English (50)

French (8)

German (6)

Chinese (2)

Spanish (2)

Dutch (1)

Czech (1)