Questions about writing Chinese characters by hand.

This tag is for questions about writing/drawing Chinese characters by hand, including:

  • stroke order
  • orthography (how to correctly draw strokes)
  • arrangement of character components and proportions
  • cursive writing (brush calligraphy)
  • tips and techniques for improving your handwriting
  • tips and techniques for teaching handwriting and calligraphy

If you have questions about how to recognize handwritten characters, please use the tag .

For questions about the written (书面) language and prose, please use the tag .