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The Art of Chinese Brush Painting: Ink * Paper * Inspiration

The Art of Chinese Brush Painting: Ink * Paper * Inspiration

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by Caroline Self, Susan Self
     
 

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Chinese ink painting is an offshoot of calligraphy and is a beautiful and reflective art that's been revered in China for centuries. A wonderfully creative tool, this book is an excellent way for newcomers to experience this ancient art form.

Traditional black-and-white Chinese ink painting elements, along with the tradition's essentials—such as the quality

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Chinese ink painting is an offshoot of calligraphy and is a beautiful and reflective art that's been revered in China for centuries. A wonderfully creative tool, this book is an excellent way for newcomers to experience this ancient art form.

Traditional black-and-white Chinese ink painting elements, along with the tradition's essentials—such as the quality and variety of the tools and accessories used in its practice are all covered. The Art of Chinese Brush Painting encourages readers to be mindful of the principles of composition and perspective, and introduces specific techniques for several different elements, including Chinese Zodiac animals and landscapes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804839891
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Publication date:
10/23/2009
Edition description:
Hardcover with Jacket
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
1,152,388
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 11.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Caroline Self has studied Asian brush painting for over thirty years with teachers in Southern California, Japan, China and Taiwan.

Susan Self has a Ph.D. in comparative literature from UC San Diego, where she taught in writing programs.

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