Posts Tagged ‘watercolour’

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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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)
Forbiddencity2008 e-Bay Chinese calligraphy painting store & many other stores on e-Bay

http://stores.ebay.com/Big-Teapot-Brush-Jade-Dress-eStore/_i.html?_fsub=336676&_sc=1&_sop=1

http://myworld.ebay.com/tobehonest/

http://www.orientalartsupply.com

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 )

http://s8.taobao.com/search?q=%CE%C4%B7%BF%CB%C4%B1%A6&commend=all&ssid=s5-e&pid=mm_14507416_2297358_8935934

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/

http://shop.sf108.com/index.php

We will keep adding more videos to introduce each store for your benefits to purchase the right tools at the right prices.
If you cannot speak Chinese and would like to delegate someone to purchase supplies from Sf108 and freehead stores, please contact http://www.86daigou.com/?gclid=CMml2_bE2aQCFUpm7AodujcQLw

The world’s largest Chinese painting resources (LOGIN may be required to view pictures)

http://www.guohuawang.org/

Genuine Brush Creation. As found on ebay.

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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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Myspace -Chinese Painting – Peter Suk-Sin Chan 畫家陳叔善 doing a Chinese paintng

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

top chinese painting I like painting since i am small. this is me,Peter Suk-Sin Chan, when i painting a chinese bird n tree painting.I am using chinese water colour n rice paper.It is fun, relaxing to paint and is 1 of my best hobby-video taken by Dorthy Chow n Painter is PeterSSChan

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Traditional Chinese Painting – Chinese Flower Bird Painting – Watercolor. Yang O-shi inspired.

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

top chinese painting Traditional Chinese Painting – Chinese Flower Bird Painting – Watercolor.Chinese Bird Flower Painting. Flower Bird Landscapes. This evening I thought a severe Tea-Bird would pass the time.
The paper is a single weight Chinese paper bought for me by Melissa. Two years ago. Odd that perhaps the conditions are better for it here but it is easier to use than when first tried in 2008.
I need a studio to work in. The amosphere doesnt help me work. I still seek refuge. Maybe soon.
England is quietly roting here and we, the recession victims, are being statistically hidden.
So it’s nice top lose onesself in activities that were engaged within over 5000 years ago in the Chinese Historcial depths.

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