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Small & Extra Fine Chinese Painting & Calligraphy Brushes (Part 2)

Part 1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5fSTRZM0xEU To obtain extra fine and small Chinese painting and calligraphy brushes http://www.manluenchoon.com/sitemap_e.html (An internationally renowned brushstore in Hong Kong, ships worldwide, a preferred store by many of my calligraphy and painting friends in Dallas.) http://stores.ebay.com/Big-Teapot-Brush-Jade-Dress-eStore__W0QQ_fsubZ336676QQ_scZ1QQ_sopZ1 (For inquiries … Continue reading

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God of Longevity 壽星 Chinese Figure Painting 工筆人物畫

Google Chinese Paintings 壽星圖 http://www.google.com/images?um=1&hl=en&tbs=isch%3A1&sa=1&q=%E5%A3%BD%E6%98%9F%E5%9C%96&btnG=Search&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&oq=&gs_rfai= 壽星 the god of longevity; a person whose birthday is being celebrated Flickr samples Draft & sketching: charcoal (torso, about 20 minutes); pencil (flower patterns, about 30 minutes) Total time used: about 5 hours in … Continue reading

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Swordman in Chinese Figure Painting (Baimiao Version) 白描

Baimiao 白描 definition: (Chinese: “plain drawing”) Wade-Giles romanization pai-miao, in Chinese painting, brush technique that produces a finely controlled, supple ink outline drawing without any colour or wash (diluted ink or paint applied in broad sweeps) embellishment. It is commonly … Continue reading

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Butterfly Chinese Painting in Japanese Watercolor

中華彩蝶圖譜 (“China Color Butterfly Pictures”) may be obtained from http://www.bookseed.com/html/sresh/?itype=a&k=%E4%B8%AD%E5%8D%8E%E5%BD%A9%E8%9D%B6%E5%9B%BE%E8%B0%B1&lang=sm (Price in US dollars) http://search.books.com.tw/exep/prod_search.php?cat=all&key=%A4%A4%B5%D8%B1m%BD%BA%B9%CF%C3%D0 (Price divided by about 35 is US dollars) Google search: 中华彩蝶图谱 for more bookstores The author, a Chinese painter and insectologist, has included his Gongbi … Continue reading

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