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Artistís Handbook Series - All books in this series
This book demonstrates the techniques that must be mastered by students of the exquisite art of Chinese brush painting. All aspects of the art are covered, with emphasis on special materials, and discussion of Chinese graphic style and color composition. Students are also introduced to the special types of paper, brushes, and ink sticks required for Chinese painting. Particular attention is given to depictions of flowers, branches, bamboo, fruits, fish and animals in natural settings, trees, landscapes, mountains, rivers, waterfalls, and other subjects typical of Chinese paintings. Each title in the series focuses on a specific medium, and advises on artist's tools and techniques. Color illustrations include both how-to techniques and examples of works by famous artists.
Hardcover w/hidden spiral binding / 224 Pages / 5 3/4 x 7 1/2 / 2006