Farm Animals and Pets (Beginner's Guide to Chinese Painting) (Paperback)

By Mei Ruo, Yijin Wert (Translator)

Reader's Digest Association, 9781602201354, 72pp.

Publication Date: September 20, 2012

List Price: 12.95*
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Animals are an intrinsic part of the human experience. Artistically, as a major genre in Chinese painting, they also provide abundant inspirations. With clear instructions and illustrations in beautiful colors, The Beginner's Guide to Chinese Painting--Farm Animals and Pets introduces the techniques needed to paint cats, dogs, rabbits, roosters, ducks, pigs, goats, cattle and horses. This book is an easy-to-use guide for the newcomers who are interested in animal painting in Chinese tradition. With hundreds of illustrations in beautiful colors, and a wide selection of templates and styles, this is a must-have guide for those new to Chinese brush painting.

About the Author

Mei Ruo is currently the vice-president of Shanghai Luwan Painting Academy. He has developed a passion for painting and focused on Chinese brush painting since 12 years old. In the past few decades, he has dedicated himself to painting, teaching, and cultural communication, and has visited Japan 9 times for this purpose.