The Chinese brush painting bible Over 200 motifs with step-by-step illustrated instructions

Jane Dwight

Book - 2011

Chinese brush painting uses minimal strokes to describe the essence of a subject and capture its rhythm and grace.

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Published
New York, New York : Chartwell Books, Inc 2011.
Language
English
Item Description
Includes index.
Physical Description
256 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
ISBN
9780785828662
Main Author
Jane Dwight (author)
  • Introduction
  • Chinese painting styles
  • Materials and techniques
  • The scholar's desk
  • Grinding the ink
  • Holding the brush
  • Loading the brush
  • Mark making : ink
  • Chinese colors
  • Color loading
  • Mark marking : color
  • Painting styles
  • Washes
  • Calligraphy and seals
  • Backing and framing
  • Motif directory
  • Motif selector
  • The four gentlemen
  • Flowers
  • Fruit and vegetables
  • insects and molluscs
  • Animals
  • Chinese zodiac
  • Birds
  • Fish and crustaceans
  • Landscape elements
  • People
  • Compositions.