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Chinese ink painting is an offshoot of calligraphy and is a beautiful and reflective art that's been revered in China for centuries. A wonderfully creative tool, this book is an excellent way for newcomers to experience this ancient art form.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Traditional black-and-white Chinese ink painting elements, along with the tradition's essentialsand#8212;such as the quality and variety of the tools and accessories used in its practice are all covered. andlt;iandgt;The Art of Chinese Brush Paintingandlt;/iandgt; encourages readers to be mindful of the principles of composition and perspective, and introduces specific techniques for several different elements, including Chinese Zodiac animals and landscapes.

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Expert instructions for serious students of the "soft martial arts"

Synopsis:

Chinese ink painting is an offshoot of calligraphy and is a beautiful and reflective art that's been revered in China for centuries. A wonderfully creative tool, this book is an excellent way for newcomers to experience this ancient art form.

Traditional black-and-white Chinese ink painting elements, along with the tradition's essentials—such as the quality and variety of the tools and accessories used in its practice are all covered. The Art of Chinese Brush Painting encourages readers to be mindful of the principles of composition and perspective, and introduces specific techniques for several different elements, including Chinese Zodiac animals and landscapes.

Synopsis:

Chinese ink painting is an offshoot of calligraphy and is a beautiful and reflective art that's been revered in China for centuries. A wonderfully creative tool, this book is an excellent way for newcomers to experience this ancient art form.

Traditional black-and-white Chinese ink painting elements, along with the tradition's essentialssuch as the quality and variety of the tools and accessories used in its practice are all covered. The Art of Chinese Brush Painting encourages readers to be mindful of the principles of composition and perspective, and introduces specific techniques for several different elements, including Chinese Zodiac animals and landscapes.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Caroline Selfandlt;/bandgt; has studied Asian brush painting for over thirty years with teachers in Southern California, Japan, China and Taiwan.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;bandgt;Susan Selfandlt;/bandgt; has a Ph.D. in comparative literature from UC San Diego, where she taught in writing programs.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804839891
Author:
Self, Caroline
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Author:
Self, Susan
Author:
aroline Self
Author:
C
Subject:
Painting
Subject:
Asian
Subject:
Ink painting, Chinese.
Subject:
Technique
Subject:
Techniques - Watercolor Painting
Subject:
Ink painting, Chinese -- Technique.
Subject:
Art-Watercolor
Subject:
China art; Chinese brush painting; Chinese ink painting; Ink painting techniques; Chinese calligraphy
Subject:
Chinese art; Chinese calligraphy; learn to paint; ink painting; Chinese ink painting; Chinese Zodiac
Edition Description:
Hardcover with Jacket
Series:
No Series
Publication Date:
20091031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
35 activities; 300 color drawings, photo
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
11.00 x 8.50 in

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Expert instructions for serious students of the "soft martial arts"
"Synopsis" by , Chinese ink painting is an offshoot of calligraphy and is a beautiful and reflective art that's been revered in China for centuries. A wonderfully creative tool, this book is an excellent way for newcomers to experience this ancient art form.

Traditional black-and-white Chinese ink painting elements, along with the tradition's essentials—such as the quality and variety of the tools and accessories used in its practice are all covered. The Art of Chinese Brush Painting encourages readers to be mindful of the principles of composition and perspective, and introduces specific techniques for several different elements, including Chinese Zodiac animals and landscapes.

"Synopsis" by ,
Chinese ink painting is an offshoot of calligraphy and is a beautiful and reflective art that's been revered in China for centuries. A wonderfully creative tool, this book is an excellent way for newcomers to experience this ancient art form.

Traditional black-and-white Chinese ink painting elements, along with the tradition's essentialssuch as the quality and variety of the tools and accessories used in its practice are all covered. The Art of Chinese Brush Painting encourages readers to be mindful of the principles of composition and perspective, and introduces specific techniques for several different elements, including Chinese Zodiac animals and landscapes.

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