Guide to Chinese Painting and Calligraphy
BINDING Trade-quality paperback
PAGES 208 pages
ILLUSTRATIONS 680
TRIM SIZE 210mm × 250mm
LANGUAGE English
ISBN 978-1-908175-52-6
Rights World except English and Chinese
 
This book selects 16 combinations of traditional Chinese idioms and conveys into a variety of beautiful images. The surprising aspect is the sublime visual effect of the written characters in harmony with the painted image, even for someone who cannot read their meaning. As a practical “how-to” guide, this book opens a new world of color and ink, starting from the basic skills — as how to hold a brush, how to select drawing paper and how to mix colors, on to subsequently more difficult steps.

 
 
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