The Techniques of Chinese Painting

The Techniques of Chinese Painting

Book - 1990
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Baker & Taylor
After an introduction to the history of Chinese painting, this books offers advice on equipment, supplies, and techniques needed for painting landscapes, and flowers and birds, in both ink and color

This beautiful and comprehensive manual, written by a master painter and teacher in the People's Republic of China, includes a brief history of Chinese painting, descriptions of the equipment needed and its uses, the selection of brushes and inksticks, the execution of traditional brushstrokes, and the methods of applying color.

Book News
An instruction manual by a master painter and teacher, first published in Chinese in 1985. Beautiful color and b&w examples of strokes, sketches, and finished paintings accompany descriptions of materials and tools, techniques, styles, and such traditional subjects as landscapes, flowers-and-birds, plants, and an endearing fox curled in sleep. No bibliography. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: New York, N.Y. : New Amsterdam, c1990
ISBN: 9780941533881
Characteristics: 192 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm


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