The Chinese Brush Painting Bible: Over 200 Motifs with Step-By-Step Illustrated Instructions

The Chinese Brush Painting Bible: Over 200 Motifs with Step-By-Step Illustrated Instructions

by Jane Dwight
     
 

Chinese brush painting uses minimal strokes to describe the essence of a subject and capture its rhythm and grace. This beautiful book contains 200 exquisite motifs to re-create, from flowers and fruits to wildlife and scenery.

Each motif includes an explanation of its symbolic meaning, a palette of colors, and step-by-step instruction in the order, direction,

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Overview

Chinese brush painting uses minimal strokes to describe the essence of a subject and capture its rhythm and grace. This beautiful book contains 200 exquisite motifs to re-create, from flowers and fruits to wildlife and scenery.

Each motif includes an explanation of its symbolic meaning, a palette of colors, and step-by-step instruction in the order, direction, and type of brushstrokes.

An introductory section explains all the tools, materials, and techniques required, from choosing brushes and paper to achieving perfect color mixtures and the correct consistency of ink.

Includes advice on composing and combining images to create perfectly balanced, harmonious paintings, and ideas for using and displaying your finished art.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781581809527
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
02/26/2007
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.58(w) x 7.88(h) x 0.99(d)

Meet the Author


Jane Dwight learned the art of Chinese brush painting in Manila in the Philippines. Her teacher was the renowned expert, Professor Chen Bin Sun. She has also studied with the fabled Qu Lei Lei and Cai Xiaoli. Her beautiful paintings have appeared in many articles and books, and she is the author of The Chinese Brush Painting Kit.

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