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Can Chinese Painting (Xie Yi) be used to do portrait painting?

Many people think the traditional Chinese  painting is very 2 dmension like style and this limits the style from nowadays the realistic paintings, but that’s a misunderstanding of Chinese painting, as a style that’s using water and ink as the main medium, Chinese painting actually can do a lot, and let’s look at some of […]

Learn how to paint KOI fish and Gold fish in Chinese Painting

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Koi fish symbolism (pronounced coy fish) is common in both Chinese culture and feng shui, depicted on artwork, clothing, tattoos, and even with live fish used in landscape design. By knowing the koi meaning and long history, you can more easily understand why people revere this beautiful fish so deeply. Koi are an ancient and […]

Free Online Video For Kids to Learn Drawing – Drawing the India Taj Mahal

India Taj Mahal Drawing Video tutorial

Free Online Video For Kids to Learn Drawing – Drawing the India Taj Mahal Today in this video demonstration, we show you how to draw India Taj Mahal using Ruler, it teaches kids and beginners to draw basic shapes using Ruler and to create a drawing using lines only. if you like this video, welcome […]

Chinese stone seal carving appreciation

Chinese stone seal carving appreciation In the Shang dynasty (around 3,600 years ago) seals started being used in the government offices, where they represented authority and power. During the Shang and Zhou dynasties the materials for seal making were mainly animal bone, copper (bronze), and pottery. There were specially trained, sophisticated artisans or craftsmen, including […]

10 Beautiful Acrylic Painting Ideas to try!

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10 Beautiful Acrylic Painting Ideas to try today! Easy acrylic painting ideas for beginners are quite easy to try and follow. Art has no boundries and it never demand ones expertise Essentials for crafting acrylic paintings: Paint brushes of good quality artist palette paper towels varnish cup of water

Art & Interior Design

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A home’s interior design is defined by its details. the furniture, color, and layout of every room must be cohesive and logical, but the smaller, often-overlooked facets of design – including the selection of art – are what really make a home unique and vibrant. Considering the walls of your residence as mere frames and […]

Mountain & Trees Painting – Chinese Ink Painting Workshop Demo

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Mountain & Trees Painting – Chinese Ink Painting Workshop Demo Painting during the Song dynasty (960–1279) reached a further development of landscape painting; immeasurable distances were conveyed through the use of blurred outlines, mountain contours disappearing into the mist, and impressionistic treatment of natural phenomena. The shan shui style painting—”shan” meaning mountain, and “shui” meaning […]

Watercolor painting appreciation – Rose Painting

Watercolor painting appreciation – Rose Painting Watercolor painting is extremely old, dating perhaps to the cave paintings of paleolithic Europe, and has been used for manuscript illustration since at least Egyptian times but especially in the European Middle Ages. However, its continuous history as an art medium begins with the Renaissance. The German Northern Renaissance […]

Japanese Sumi-e painting appreciation

Japanese Sumi-e painting appreciation SUMI-E is the Japanese word for Black Ink Painting. East Asian Painting and writing developed together in ancient China using the same materials —brush and ink on paper. For Sumi-e, the emphasis is placed on the beauty of each individual stroke of the brush. The Chinese speak of “writing a painting” […]

Why “Fish” in Chinese represent Wealth?

Why “Fish” in Chinese represent Wealth? In Chinese culture, the symbol of fish has two attributed qualities. The first one is the aspect of abundance (because of the ability of fish to quickly reproduce in large quantities). The words for fish and abundance are pronounced the same in Chinese (鱼,yu余) so the fish in the […]

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