Chinese Brush Painting

A Complete Painting Kit for Beginners

By Rebecca Yue; Helen Tse
(Walter Foster Publishing, Paperback, 9781600582684, 40pp.)

Publication Date: March 2012

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Description

Full of gorgeous brushwork, easy-to-follow instruction, and exciting art materials, this complete kit is the perfect introduction to the ancient art of Chinese brush painting. After an introduction to the philosophy behind painting with Chinese brushstrokes and techniqes for holding and guiding the brush, aspiring artists are guided through step-by-step painting projects. Several accomplished artists show their process of painting subjects ranging from traditional bamboo and animals to a landscape and figure. And this kit contains everything needed to complete all the projects in the 32-page lesson book. The hardcover case includes a 40-page paperback book with corresponding Spanish translation, watercolor paints, Chinese paintbrushes, ink stick, ink stone, palette, and watercolor paper.




About the Author
REBECCA YUE Born and raised in Hong Kong, Rebecca started to learn Chinese brush painting just before the age of 11. Since moving to England in 1971, Rebecca has devoted all her time to perfecting her Chinese art forms. Rebecca has exhibited and taught extensively in England. And in 1993, Rebecca set up her own studio in Bath, UK, where she gives regular classes and workshops on many different Chinese art forms. Rebecca also has authored books on Chinese brush painting and Chinese calligraphy and works closely with local museums, art groups, and galleries, sharing her passion for the Chinese art forms.

HELEN TSE grew up in Manchester, UK. She studied law at Cambridge University and went on to work as a finance lawyer in London, Hong Kong, and Manchester. She opened the restaurant Sweet Mandarin with her two sisters, Lisa and Janet, in 2004, following the culinary footsteps of her mother and grandmother. Helen Tse is the first British born Chinese author and SWEET MANDARIN is her debut.
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