Accomplished painters Helen Tse and Rebecca Yue invite you into their artistic worlds and show you how to paint a variety of subjects in the style of Chinese brush.
With this 2000-year-old art form, each stroke simply suggests the spirit and character of the subject. Over the years, the materials and subject matter used for Chinese brush have expanded, but the basic principles remain the same.
In this book, you'll find information on the history, tools, and techniques of this elegant art form. From a colourful Chinese landscape to a lucky dragon, Chinese Brush 2 also features 14 inspiring step-by-step projects.
Follow each project stroke by stroke, using a graceful, deliberate motion that captures the subjects mood and energy. Soon you'll develop the skills you need to render your own beautiful collection of Chinese brush paintings.
About the Author
Helen Tse won her first art award at age 12. she studied under several renowned Chinese watercolour masters in Hong Kong before moving to the United States. Rebecca Yue was born and raised in Hong Kong. She now lives in England and has devoted all her time to perfecting her Chinese art forms
Series: How to Draw and Paint
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 1st February 2007
Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 34.9 x 26.0 x 0.2
Weight (kg): 0.204