The Chinese Brush Painting Bible Over 200 Motifs With Step


The Chinese Brush Painting Bible Over 200 Motifs With Step by Step Illustrated Instructions Chinese brush painting uses minimal strokes to describe the essence of a subject and capture its rhythm and grace This beautiful book contains 200 exuisite motifs to re create from flowers and fruits to wildlife and sceneryEach motif includes an explanation of its symbolic meaning a palette of colors and step by step instruction in the order direction and type of brushstrokesAn introductory section explains all the tools materials and techniues reuired from choosing brushes and paper to achieving perfect color mixtures and the correct consistency of inkIncludes advice on composing and combining images to create perfectly balanced harmonious paintings and ideas for using and displaying your finished art A beautiful example of Chinese painting stylesThe spiral bound book makes it easy to read and use the examplesNo sketching reuired; just correct brush strokesexamples given as well as color suggestionsThere is a directory of Motifs Something for everyone from animals birds fish insects vegetables and fruit and flowersIt's a book that is helpful to beginners to advanced artistsI would recomment this book to all that want to paint in watercolor It is what it says it is A reference book and a good one Not the kind of book you read as much as just have at hand I think the best part of this book is the phrasebook section which has a one pager on each of many many flowers plants animals and so on

  • Hardcover
  • 256 pages
  • The Chinese Brush Painting Bible Over 200 Motifs With Step by Step Illustrated Instructions
  • Jane Dwight
  • English
  • 07 September 2015
  • 9781581809527

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