Chinese Watercolor Techniques for Exquisite Flowers

Chinese Watercolor Techniques for Exquisite Flowers

Book - 2009
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East meets West

Combine Chinese and Western painting techniques to create beautiful flower paintings.

In this beautifully illustrated book, two proud traditions mix and mingle to create fresh watercolor expressions. Learn how to infuse your flowers with new life using a combination of traditional Chinese brush painting and Western watercolor techniques.

80 pages of exciting step-by-step watercolor demonstrations 16 popular flowers, 8 of them in both Western and Eastern styles Traditional Chinese painting materials and techniques 4 creative variations for further experimentation

Lian Quan Zhen makes Eastern art ideas and techniques accessible and approachable. Written with both beginning and advanced artists in mind, the lessons in this book will sharpen your sense of composition, enrich your use of color and help you capture the essence of your flower subjects.

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : North Light Books, [2009], ©2009
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781600610882
1600610889
Branch Call Number: 751.422 Zh
Characteristics: 128 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 29 cm

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alitecky
Nov 14, 2016

The guy can paint, OK? But the hybrid Eastern/Western results (as reproduced in the book) lack any delicacy or simplicity.
This book is perhaps best as a how-to rather than an exhibition of works.

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