鬲 ~ lì ~ “cauldron” (193)
aka: Kangxi Radical Cauldron, tripod
鬲 ~ lì ~ kind of ancient three-legged vessel
鬲 ~ gé ~ earthen pot, iron cauldron, substantial
鬲 ~ Gé ~ surname Ge Continue reading
The above picture is based on the Eight Mansions of Black Hat School Feng Shui, which sounds like it should be some kind of evil secret society kung fu death trap maze, but it’s just the diagram used for the simplified Western version of traditional Chinese geomancy. Still, that’s not uninteresting either.
爻 ~ yáo (yao2) ~ “lines on a trigram” radical (89)
aka: line, diagrams for divination, double x, Kangxi Radical Double X, mix , twine, cross
爻 ~ yáo (yao2) ~ lines on a trigram Continue reading
All the posts for the Kangxi Radicals are now done and scheduled (except for the links which I can only properly add after they are posted). So… yes.
Some nice ones upcoming, if I do say so myself. The one for 舛/”oppose” (scheduled for Dec. 11) is just about the most badass picture of stick figures you will ever see! (On this blog. On that particular date.)
Also, I finally managed to draw a horse. (adorable horse picture scheduled for January 18 2016)
气 ~ qì~ “steam” radical (84)
aka: Kangxi Radical Steam, breath
气 [氣] ~ qì ~ steam, breath, air, weather, to get angry, Chi Continue reading
Hello, everyone. I’ve got some exciting (well, to me at any rate) news:
Second, I finished the last drawing for my series of mnemonic pictures for the Kangxi Radicals. Some legwork left to do, but unless there are technical difficulties or I get hit by a bus or something I can as good as promise that I will be able to post the remainder according to the current (Monday/ Wednesday/ Friday) schedule.
Current queue: 比气爪父爻鬲爿片疋癶皮石示禸穴米缶网耒臣至臼舌舛艮艸衣西言贝走足车辰辵邑釆阜页马髟鬲鹿麦黍黹黾鼎龠
After Halloween (鬲) this follows the Kangxi Radicals sequence in order. The last one (龠) should be posted on February 5, shortly before Chinese New Year.
More news soon (probably). Meanwhile, please enjoy the upcoming drawings and take care.