The Chinese Brush Painting Bible: Over 200 Motifs with Step-By-Step Illustrated Instructions
by Jane Dwight
7Chinese brush painting appeals to both the watercolor and acrylic painter who wants to try working in a simplistic looser, yet representational ... Show synopsis 7Chinese brush painting appeals to both the watercolor and acrylic painter who wants to try working in a simplistic looser, yet representational style7Contains the most motifs one can find in the Chinese brush painting style, which continues to be popular7Features an easy-to-use lay flat bindingOver 200 different motifs in an easy-to-use encased spiral format make this the perfect resource for Chinese brush painting. Each motif is accompanied by an explanation of its symbolic meaning, a color palette and step-by-step instruction that includes the order, direction and type of brushstroke needed to complete the image. Clear graphic icons provide detailed brush instruction on how much pressure to apply and what part (tip, heel or whole) of the brush to use. The reader will find advice on composing and combining images to create perfectly balanced, harmonious paintings and ideas for using and displaying their finished art.