Painting Chinese Watercolors: Combine Classic Chinese Painting Principles with Western Watercolor Techniques

Painting Chinese Watercolors: Combine Classic Chinese Painting Principles with Western Watercolor Techniques

by Lian Quan Zhen
     
 

Known for its simplicity and fluidity of line, traditional Chinese watercolors capture the essence of natural objects with a profound, unmatched beauty. Renowned artist Lian Quan Zhen shows newcomers how to paint in this loose, liberating style through a series of basic demonstrations.

Zhen's Chinese Watercolor Technique:

  • Combines

Overview

Known for its simplicity and fluidity of line, traditional Chinese watercolors capture the essence of natural objects with a profound, unmatched beauty. Renowned artist Lian Quan Zhen shows newcomers how to paint in this loose, liberating style through a series of basic demonstrations.

Zhen's Chinese Watercolor Technique:

  • Combines classic Chinese painting principles with Western watercolor methods for breathtaking results
  • Features 12 step-by-step mini-demonstrations covering everything from brushstrokes to composition
  • Combines the use of ink and watercolor

Following Zhen's unique watercolor methods, artists will learn to paint entire compositions based on classic Chinese watercolor subjects, including flowers, birds and fish. Mini-demos ensure that artists will successfully render every detail, including eyes, scales, feathers, beaks, petals and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435111653
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
03/12/2009
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
9.82(w) x 8.62(h) x 0.05(d)

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