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Chinese Painting Techniques

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The first guide to unify the philosophical and imitative methods of instruction in the art of Chinese painting. The text explains the tools of the art and basic strokes and writing of Chinese characters before moving on to demonstrate the use of these strokes to represent trees, flowers, boats, rocks, insects, others.

Synopsis:

The first guide to unify the philosophical and imitative methods of instruction in the art of Chinese painting explains the tools of the art and basic strokes and demonstrates their uses.

Table of Contents

PREFACE by James Cahill

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

INTRODUCTION

1. Materials and Equipment (Figs. 1-3)

2. "Ink, Inkstone, and Brush (Figs. 4-12)"

3. Painting Strokes (Figs. 13-32)

    LESSON 1: Basic Strokes

    LESSON 2: Charaters

4. The Three Friends (Figs. 33-116)

    "LESSON 1: Bamboo, Mo Ku Style"

    "LESSON 2: Pine, Pai, Miao Style"

    "LESSON 3: Plum, Ku Fa and Mo Ku Style"

    LESSON 4: Composition

5. Landscape Painting (Figs. 117-180)

    LESSON 1: Trees

    LESSON 2: Foliage

    LESSON 3: Rocks and Other Land

    LESSON 4: Figures and Animals

    LESSON 5: Dwellings

    LESSON 6: Boats

    LESSON 7: Water

    LESSON 8: Distant Hills and Mountains

    LESSON 9: Landscape Composition

6. Use of Color (Figs. 181-194)

7. "Flowers, Birds, and Insects (Figs. 195-231)"

    LESSON 1: Flowers

    LESSON 2: Birds

    LESSON 3: Insects

8. Human Figures (Figs. 232-249)

9. Mounting Process (Figs. 250-255)

BIBLIOGRAPHY

INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486407081
Author:
Cameron, Alison Stilwell
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
on Stilwell
Author:
Cameron, Alis
Author:
Art Instruction
Author:
Cameron, Alison Stilwell
Location:
Mineola, NY :
Subject:
Painting
Subject:
Asian
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
Technique
Subject:
History - Asian
Subject:
Painting, Chinese
Subject:
Ink painting, Chinese.
Subject:
Painting - General
Subject:
Techniques - General
Subject:
Techniques - Painting
Subject:
Painting, Chinese -- Technique.
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Dover ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Art Instruction
Publication Date:
19990731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
232
Dimensions:
9 x 9.25 in 1.95 lb

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