Author Archives: Artist Singapore

Quick demo of tiger painting on small size paper, Chinese painting tiger 国画如何画虎

Quick Chinese Painting Idea – Painting Tiger 国画老虎 The Demonstration is by Steven Fang Yucheng, who is the Chinese painting teacher at Steven’s personal website   Read More Chinese painting Rose – 国画玫瑰 Chinese Painting – Orchid 国画胡姬花演示 Chinese Painting Orchid 国画胡姬花彩墨

The origin of Chinese Calligraphy

Chinese calligraphy

Chinese Calligraphy is a unique type of art formed in the history of the evolution of Chinese national characters. The rise of Chinese calligraphy art began with the generation of Chinese characters. “Sound can’t be transmitted to other places, stay at different times, so it’s a matter of writing. Writers, so it is the trace […]

Chinese Painting – Orchid 国画胡姬花演示

Chinese painting orchid

The name orchid is derived from the Greek word “orkhis”. This exotic flower was named by an ancient Greek botanist named Theophrastos who thought that the fleshy underground tubers resembled the male anatomy. One of the major orchid genera is Paphiopedilum. The name is derived from the word “Paphos” which is the name of the […]

If “Artist” is Number 1 Non essential job…

artist is non essential

On 14 June, the Singapore news publication published results of a survey ‘Essential, or not?’, the survey collated responses from 1000 respondents that were a “nationally representative sampling across age, gender and income groups.” The survey revealed that 71% of the respondents thought that artists were the most non-essential occupation. Before we dive into the […]

Chinese Painting Orchid 国画胡姬花彩墨

Chinese painting orchid

Chinese Brush Painting – Orchid Flower Painting 国画胡姬花. Orchid, specifically the Vanda Miss Joaquim orchid was selected as Singapore national flower exactly on 15 April 1981. Orchids were chosen because they have been associated and identified with Singapore for quite awhile. The meaning of Orchids is perfect to symbolize and reflect the quality and spirit […]

Simple Painting Idea – Chinese Ink Painting Orchid 国画兰花

Chinese Ink Painting Orchid

Simple Painting Idea – Chinese Ink Painting Orchid 国画兰花 The earliest meaning of orchid is the mascot of love. In the original poems, Lan was compared to a gentleman, so later generations understood Lan as a symbol of a gentleman’s nobleness and virtue.