Art of Chinese Brush Painting


By Maggie Cross
ISBN:
PUBLISHED: 2010
PAGES: 208
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 280x220 mm
INSIDE: 323 colour illustrations

Chinese brush painting is an ancient art, steeped in history, symbolism and ritual, and closely linked to Chinese calligraphy. This beautifully illustrated book takes you on a journey through the history, techniques and materials that will enable you to produce stunning paintings of flowers, birds, animals and landscapes. Written by a respected artist and teacher, it covers traditional techniques as well as more recent innovative ideas, and reveals the beauty and mastery behind this art.


  • The history of Chinese painting materials and how to use them
  • Advice on basic brush strokes, colour mixing and brush loading
  • Step-by-step guide to completing a composition of a variety of subjects
  • Instruction on mounting your work for display

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