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Chinese Painting Techniques.

Alison Cameron.

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ISBN 10: 0804801037 / ISBN 13: 9780804801034
Etat : Very Good Couverture rigide
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Title:Chinese Painting Techniques.Charles Tuttle, 1980. Hardcover, in illustrated jacket. 230 pages, illustrated. Author: Alison Cameron. Condition: VERY GOOD book, in a VERY GOOD, unclipped jacket. Book is square,and tightly bound.Pages are crisp, clean and unmarked. Bright, glossy, unclipped jacket has just a little shelfwear, and a very small tear adjacent to the spine. .About the book: This is a wonderful instructional book for anyone looking to begin the traditional art of Chinese painting. The author is a westerner who lived in China when she was young and was taught the techniques of painting by masters. Using her book is the next best thing to having an instructor by your side. Each technique is carefully explained and clearly illustrated in a way that makes learning fun and easy. Using this book should give you the skills and confidence desired on your way to learning the art of Chinese painting. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; ISBN: 0804801037. ISBN/EAN: 9780804801034. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: DSCF2459. N° de réf. du libraire DSCF2459

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Titre : Chinese Painting Techniques.

Reliure : hardcover

Etat du livre :Very Good

Etat de la jaquette : Very Good

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Describes required tools and materials, demonstrates Chinese calligraphy, and features lessons stressing techniques for painting various subjects from Chinese life

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Over thousands of years, the art of Chinese paintings has been refined into an exquisitely developed system of visual representation. But until the publication of this volume, there was no single source that bridged the gap between the philosophical and imitative methods of instruction. Alison Stilwell Cameron, daughter of famed World War II General Joseph Stilwell, spent her early childhood and teenage years in China where she studied under two renowned Chinese artists—Yu Fei-am and Prince P'u Ju of the imperial family. Having achieved wide recognition for her mastery of Chinese painting, she distilled her knowledge in this book, providing step-by-step instruction for those with no art training at all.
Starting with an explanation of the physical tools of the art, she describes the basic strokes and the creation of Chinese characters before moving on to demonstrate the use of these strokes to represent trees, flowers, rocks, boats, insects, birds, and other subjects. These elements are then combined to produce finished Chinese paintings, "the kind of pleasing and satisfying pictures that thousands of amateurs have been producing in China for centuries."
Enhanced with hundreds of illustrations, including 36 in full color, this handsome volume also contains a chapter on the mounting process, a valuable bibliography, and an index. It is an invaluable guide to an art, which—once mastered—will not only delight viewing audiences but will bring satisfaction throughout the artist's lifetime.

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