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The Art of Chinese Brush
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The Art of Chinese Brush

by Lucy Wang
 
Chinese brush painting and calligraphy are united by their elegance, graceful expression, and sophisticated simplicity. The “four treasures” – brush, paper, ink, and ink stone – have been used for centuries by artists to create these master works.
 
Featuring direction on tools and techniques, step-by-step instructions, and a

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Chinese brush painting and calligraphy are united by their elegance, graceful expression, and sophisticated simplicity. The “four treasures” – brush, paper, ink, and ink stone – have been used for centuries by artists to create these master works.
 
Featuring direction on tools and techniques, step-by-step instructions, and a wide
variety of projects, The Art of Chinese Brush is a complete resource on these timeless art forms. 
 
The lessons on Chinese brush painting begin with mastering the brush, color theory and mixing, and basic strokes. More than fifteen charming projects are included, with helpful advice on capturing the subject’s texture, soul, and energy. Chinese calligraphy explores brush techniques and strokes to capture each character’s beauty and meaning. Over 160 characters are included, organized into sections embracing themes such as celebrations, love, and affirmations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435142664
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
09/24/2012
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.22(h) x 0.38(d)

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