Chinese Painting Techniques

Chinese art includes landscapes, flowers and birds. It also contains figure and portrait paintings. Hope you’ll gain some basic knowledge about the history of Chinese Painting and theories through brief introductions of famous masterpieces. This course will teach you the basics of Chinese brushwork, to help you better understand how the art is created. It will also encourage students to make their own masterpieces using the method. You can learn more about Chinese painting in our pastel painting classes.

Chinese Painting Techniques

Four-Footed Painting

Guest Posting The orchid, chrysanthemum and plum flower are the metaphors used by four gentleman to describe the gentleman of moral integrity.

The Paintings of the Aquatic Life-Fishes

This is a popular painting subject that artists use to display their interest in ideal living.

Lotus Colors and Paintings

Lotus signifies an individual who is different from others. There will be preference for painting styles, and the history behind lotus. Zhang Daqian a contemporary Chinese artist has devised several new techniques of portraying the lotus.

Landscape Painting

It was the ancient painters who created landscape paintings in different styles, such as modeling masterpieces or sketching to convey emotion, water, to achieve lofty, independent personalities, and by traveling.

Chinese traditional paintings is the art form in China that has its own unique characteristics. They use brushes, ink sticks and ink slabs as well as paper and pigments in order to illustrate both realistic and fictional objects. Many categories exist, such as New-Year Pictures, Scroll Painting, Mural Painting, Engraving painting, and so on.

Chinese paintings do not adhere to a certain art category, nor is it a scientific idea. Oil painting, water color painting, engraving paintings and gouache are all categorized according to their tools and materials. Chinese paintings may be classified according to the usage. These include murals, series pictures, pictures for New-Year, and illustrations. Chinese paintings may be divided into different categories based on the themes. This art is unique in its technique and style. In the West it’s compared to oil painting. Chinese tradition places a high value on the presentation of essences, the importance of beauty, the need for pictures to have both vitality and harmony, while capturing spirit, form, and energy. A Chinese national ideal, it’s a component part in Oriental painting.