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andlt;bandgt;Presented in an easy-to-understand way that is perfect for children, andlt;iandgt;Chinese Brush Paintingandlt;/iandgt; teaches the ancient art of Chinese calligraphy.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;For more than a thousand years, a traditional Chinese style of artand#8212;brush paintingand#8212;has been used to make pictures that are more than just pictures. These are images that harness your imagination, and capture on paper the true spirit of an animalandhellip;or a landscapeandhellip;or a tree. All you need is black paint, white paper, and your best mental focus!andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Step by step this calligraphy for kids book shows you how fun it can be to paint Chinese characters in the traditional way. Once you learn the basic strokes, you can put them together to create everything from a pine cone to a mountain scene. you will even be able to write some Chinese calligraphy.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;You'll find that Chinese brush painting will help you learn to center your mind and thoughts. And your masterpieces will be inspiring decoration for your walls, or great gifts for your friends and family.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Open this book, pick up your brush and let's get started!

Synopsis:

Presented in an easy-to-understand way that is perfect for children, Chinese Brush Painting stays true to the traditional principles of the art as it explains how to create beautiful, unique, and creative brush paintings at home or in the classroom. Using more than 35 hands-on painting activities, Chinese Brush Painting and its array of projects will serve as an excellent introduction for young artists ages nine and up.

Synopsis:

Presented in an easy-to-understand way that is perfect for children, andlt;iandgt;Chinese Brush Paintingandlt;/iandgt; stays true to the traditional principles of the art as it explains how to create beautiful, unique, and creative brush paintings at home or in the classroom. Using more than 35 hands-on painting activities, andlt;iandgt;Chinese Brush Painting andlt;/iandgt;and its array of projects will serve as an excellent introduction for young artists ages nine and up.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Caroline Self andlt;/bandgt;has studied Asian brush painting for 30 years. She holds a degree in art from UC Berkeley and a master's degree in art education and sculpture from San Diego State University. She has taught brush painting for over twenty-five years, and has studied traditional brush painting with teachers in Japan, China and Taiwan.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;bandgt;Susan Self andlt;/bandgt; studied art in college and on trips to Europe and Asia, often accompanying her mother. She has a Ph.D. in comparative literature from UC San Diego.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804838771
Author:
Self, Caroline
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Photographer:
Self, Susan
Author:
Self, Susan
Subject:
Italian
Subject:
Technique
Subject:
Ink painting, Chinese.
Subject:
Asian
Subject:
Techniques - Painting
Subject:
General
Subject:
Ink painting, Chinese -- Technique.
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Subject:
Asia
Subject:
Foreign Language Study
Subject:
Chinese arts; crafts for kids; kids art books; art books for children; painting
Subject:
calligraphy for kids; calligraphy book; chinese characters; calligraphy learning; chinese calligraphy book; chinese calligraphy for kids; learn calligraphy; calligraphy for beginners; calligraphy for dummies; calligraphy for children; calligraphy for teen
Subject:
calligraphy for kids ; calligraphy book ; chinese characters
Subject:
chinese calligraphy for kids ; learn calligraphy ; calligraphy for beginners ;
Subject:
calligraphy for teens ; chinese characters for kids
Edition Description:
Hardcover with Jacket
Series:
No Series
Publication Date:
20071131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 2 up to 6
Language:
English
Illustrations:
more than 300 color drawings, photos, an
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in 21 oz
Age Level:
from 7 up to 2

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Product details 64 pages Tuttle Publishing - English 9780804838771 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Presented in an easy-to-understand way that is perfect for children, Chinese Brush Painting stays true to the traditional principles of the art as it explains how to create beautiful, unique, and creative brush paintings at home or in the classroom. Using more than 35 hands-on painting activities, Chinese Brush Painting and its array of projects will serve as an excellent introduction for young artists ages nine and up.
"Synopsis" by , Presented in an easy-to-understand way that is perfect for children, andlt;iandgt;Chinese Brush Paintingandlt;/iandgt; stays true to the traditional principles of the art as it explains how to create beautiful, unique, and creative brush paintings at home or in the classroom. Using more than 35 hands-on painting activities, andlt;iandgt;Chinese Brush Painting andlt;/iandgt;and its array of projects will serve as an excellent introduction for young artists ages nine and up.
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