Posts Tagged ‘o-shi’

Traditional Chinese Landscape + Chinese 2008 Pinetrees

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

top chinese painting Example of NON traditional Chinese painting
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHKIuCkPDzg (This painter uses combinations of traditional and non traditional methods. Zeng Gang’s paintings are considered “modern” styles in China.

Chinese painting pine tree http://www.google.com/images?um=1&hl=en&tbs=isch%3A1&sa=1&q=Chinese+painting+pine+tree&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&oq=&gs_rfai=
DISCLAIMER: NOT ALL the Google Images in the above search results are Traditional Chinese landscape painting. We cannot take things literally without checking their authenticity.

Please compare with Song dynasty which has one of the most traditional Chinese painting styles

http://www.google.com/images?um=1&hl=en&tbs=isch%3A1&sa=1&q=Song+dynasty+Chinese+painting&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&oq=&gs_rfai=

To have more senses in English and understand the true “traditional” Chinese painting, this is by far the best English book of Chinese brush painting talking about historical masters.
Three Thousand Years of Chinese Painting [Paperback]
Professor Richard Barnhart (Author), Yang Xin (Author), Nie Chongzheng (Author), Professor James Cahill (Author), Lang Shaojun (Author), Hung Wu (Author), Richard M. Barnhart (Author), James Cahill (Author), Wu Hung (Author)
http://www.amazon.com/Three-Thousand-Years-Chinese-Painting/dp/0300094477/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1287785545&sr=8-1

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Raggedy Sparrow Meets Cricket. “Greetings!” Chinese Brush painting plants birds animals, Almost…

Sunday, June 24th, 2012

top chinese painting I have always enjoyed the miniature Raggedy Birds, just merely a celebration of ink and paint and paper. Tiny. And its fun to see their gruff lil faces as they come face to face with Crickets.
I almost slipped up and gave the Cricket a European Top Hat….
Anyway, this was a cheerful practice at the days ending. And I am pleased with the colours.
This is Red Star paper bought for me by a good friend in Dallas. It is very difficult to work with if you are not Chinese trained.

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Chinese Bird and Flower Painting Chinese Line Drawings from a very old Book

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

top chinese painting Thanks for looking in today. These are images of a very old book, probably from about 1930 if the packaging is believed.
I do not see this kindof art in any frequency, least of all in Europe so when I accidentally ucovered this book I could not believe what I saw. or England and France, they are both China-dead. For some reason Chinese art is something not include din their vocabulary and I wonder why.
maybe some governmental (mental being the keyword) war issues. Who knows….
Either way, these are beautiful to me and I hope you enjoy them too.
Best wishes.

Chinese Bird and Flower Painting Chinese Line Drawings from a very old Book

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Genuine Brush Creation for Chinese Calligraphy & Painting Artists 1

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

top chinese calligraphy The Making of Chinese Calligraphy / Painting Brushes (Video Clip)
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E-Bay (Search keyword: Chinese calligraphy) has rating systems to let customers know which stores are honest, real and trustworthy just as http://www.taobao.com/index_global.php (Search keyword: 文房四宝 )

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Shops at www.sf108.com and www.freehead.com (China’s largest listings of Chinese calligraphy / painting stores — Chinese texts only, Sorry No English — LOGIN IS REQUIRED TO VIEW PICTURES)

http://shop.freehead.com/

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We will keep adding more videos to introduce each store for your benefits to purchase the right tools at the right prices.
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Genuine Brush Creation. As found on ebay.

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Raggedy Cockerel Rooster. Chinese Bird and Flower Painting. Cockerel/Rooster Paitning

Friday, June 15th, 2012

top chinese painting Its been a long while since I did a Rooster, r a Cockerel as I think we call them.
I find them difficult as their necks can be all sorts of lengths bt it needs to be right……..
The paper is alot of fun to use, as you can see it sucks in the paint with a thirst. I like that.
My white is maries white and used “wet” it doesnt cover the paper very much and I dont really know how to use it otherwise on this paper.
I wonder what other really opaque white I could use instead, or do I layer it or use it thick. ???
I have no idea.
Maybe you just use it like chalk.
He’s cute and he looks lke a roster and as far as I could, I have tried to use the Chinese method.
I love painting the birds.
I hope this entertained.
Best wsihes always.

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3D Chinese Painting Exhibition Screen Tests Stage 3 Animation Medieval Village

Friday, May 25th, 2012

top chinese painting STAGE 3. Using Reallusions iClone v.3 Professional.
Animated Chinese Painting Exhibition in a Medieval Viollage Environment.
This is a series of panning screen tests for the scene through several different weather conditions. Snow, sun, night, mist etc.
So, now that I have this done I can concentrate on the pictures. The idea being to make the environment match the pictures… as best I can anyway.
It’s alot of fun but we will see the finished results soon.
Thanks for calling by.

3D Chinese Painting Exhibition Screen Tests Stage 2 Animation Medieval Village

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www.OshiYang.com – Book on Chinese Painting Little Birds.

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

top chinese painting Yang O-shi is one of the most under celebrated Chinese Artists in Europe. Why is it that Europe so insists on ignoring Chinese Art?
Here is a very GOOD look inside Yang O-shi’s book Painting Little Birds. if you want to see the simplest instruction manual, AND plants, leaves, flowers, trees, branches, boughs and other elements like bees, crickets and moths as incidental parts of her compositions this is the book for you.
I have been studying Yang O-shi for the last three months and trying my hand at her work for about 6 weeks.
This really IS a book you should have.
I cannot paint, and never have but this book has shown me with its inspirational style, the means to work hard enough to make a bird in chinese paints.
My best wishes to Yang O-shi.

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WHAT IS / ISN’T Traditional Chinese Painting with Watercolor. Google Image Inspired.

Monday, February 6th, 2012

top chinese painting In traditional Chinese painting, one must hold the brush as traditionally adopted by traditional Chinese calligraphers and painters. If a person holds a Chinese brush like the way people hold pencils or watercolor brushes, the different effects such as textures strokes for mountains, rocks, trees & etc. and the eight methods of the calligraphy characters “Yong” will not show.

The relationship between eight methods of the calligraphy characters “Yong” & Chinese brush painting. These common knowledge may not be revealed in books written in English.

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=%E6%B0%B8%E5%AD%97%E5%85%AB%E6%B3%95%E5%9C%8B%E7%95%AB&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&oq=&gs_rfai=

To understand the basic eight strokes and their application to CBP and the correct way to hold a Chinese painting brush, it’s required to study Chinese calligraphy.

In this, there lie the secrets of the ancient masters and their pictures from Google image.

http://www.google.com/images?um=1&hl=en&tbs=isch%3A1&sa=1&q=%E5%82%B3%E7%B5%B1%E5%9C%8B%E7%95%AB%E5%B1%B1%E6%B0%B4&btnG=Search&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&oq=&gs_rfai=

To know what “traditional” or “classical” Chinese painting styles are, the best sources include
http://www.amazon.com/Three-Thousand-Years-Chinese-Painting/dp/0300094477/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1287506243&sr=8-1 (purely classical plus early 20th century modern styles — A must read for all CBP people. This book is the most comprehensive CBP ever written in English. It’s very difficult to understand the techniques and terms mentioned. )
Many books written by Chinese painting professor James Cahill

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Dstripbooks&field-keywords=James+Cahill

http://www.amazon.com/Chinese-Brush-Painting-Academic-Approach/dp/0984291504/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1287506243&sr=8-2#_ More modern, less traditional (classical)
Chinese painting books by O-shi Yang – More modern, less traditional (classical), mostly spontaneous styles
The terms “traditional Chinese painting,” “traditional Chinese calligraphy” and “traditionalchinesecalligraphy” have been improperly exploited and recognized by people who have not study Chinese calligraphy and CBP seriously and correctly.

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Traditional Chinese Painting – Chinese Flower Bird Painting – Watercolor. Google Image Inspired. 1/2

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

top chinese painting Chinese Flower Bird Painting

http://www.google.com/images?hl=en&q=Chinese%20Flower%20Bird%20Painting&um=1&ie=UTF-8&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi

Flower Bird Landscapes

http://www.google.com/images?um=1&hl=en&tbs=isch%3A1&sa=1&q=Chinese+Flower+Bird+Landscapes&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&oq=&gs_rfai=

Disclaimers: Not all of the pictures from Google Images above and included in those two videos are “traditional (classical)” Chinese painting styles.
To know what “traditional” or “classical” Chinese painting styles are, the best sources include
http://www.amazon.com/Three-Thousand-Years-Chinese-Painting/dp/0300094477/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1287506243&sr=8-1 (purely classical plus early 20th century modern styles — A must read for all CBP people. This book is the most comprehensive CBP ever written in English. It’s very difficult to understand the techniques and terms mentioned. )
Many books written by Chinese painting professor James Cahill

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Dstripbooks&field-keywords=James+Cahill

http://www.amazon.com/Chinese-Brush-Painting-Academic-Approach/dp/0984291504/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1287506243&sr=8-2#_ More modern, less traditional (classical)
Chinese painting books by O-shi Yang – More modern, less traditional (classical), mostly spontaneous styles
The terms “traditional Chinese painting,” “traditional Chinese calligraphy” and “traditionalchinesecalligraphy” have been improperly exploited and recognized by people who have not study Chinese calligraphy and CBP seriously and correctly.

To know what “traditional Chinese calligraphy” is, this is the best English book that has purely 100% “traditional Chinese calligraphy” as written by historical Chinese masters and collected by museums in China, Europe (including Germany and England), Japan, and U.S.

http://www.amazon.com/Chinese-Calligraphy-Culture-Civilization-China/dp/0300121075/ref=sr_1_3?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1287508147&sr=1-3

After reading those two “3000 Years” books in depth, we will know how seriously Chinese people consider what “traditional” or “classical” should be as related to the styles of Chinese calligraphy and Chinese brush painting. That’s why a student of Chinese calligraphy and Chinese brush painting, no matter a Chinese or a Westerner, a professor or a new beginner, should never, knowingly or unknowingly, use the terms “traditional Chinese painting” & “traditional Chinese calligraphy” lightly and improperly.

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Traditional Chinese Painting -Chinese flower bird painting – Pure Chinese Art! Nothing more.

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

top chinese painting Traditional Chinese Painting -Chinese flower bird painting – Pure Chinese Art! Nothing more.Chinese Bird and Flower Paintings Well, I’m still working on my Ox’s. Heh! This evening here’s one of the three I did but the main highlight of the day was a Parcel from Rev. Yao Feng Shakya who sent me some of his paintings which are beautiful.漢語。 繪畫。 水彩。 藝術。
Many thanks to him. I’ll do a short video of the paintings he sent me. I love his painting.
Chinese Oxen. Or a Chinese Ox anyway.

“Best Friends!” Chinese Bird and Flower & Ox Painting.

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