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Chinese Brush Painting : A Hands-On Introduction to the Traditional Art (Hardcover) (Caroline Self &
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Presented in an easy-to-understand way that is perfect for children, Chinese Brush Painting teaches the ancient art of Chinese calligraphy.For more than a thousand years, a traditional Chinese style of art—brush painting—has been used to make pictures that are more than just pictures. These are images that harness your imagination, and capture on paper the true spirit of an animal…or a landscape…or a tree. All you need is black paint, white paper, and your best mental focus!Step by step this calligraphy for kids book shows you how fun it can be to paint Chinese characters in the traditional way. Once you learn the basic strokes, you can put them together to create everything from a pine cone to a mountain scene. you will even be able to write some Chinese calligraphy.You'll find that Chinese brush painting will help you learn to center your mind and thoughts. And your masterpieces will be inspiring decoration for your walls, or great gifts for your friends and family.Open this book, pick up your brush and let's get started!
Presented in an easy-to-understand way that is perfect for children, Chinese Brush Painting stays true to the traditional principles of the art as it explains how to create beautiful, unique, and creative brush paintings at home or in the classroom. Using more than 35 hands-on painting activities, Chinese Brush Painting and its array of projects will serve as an excellent introduction for young artists ages nine and up.
Number of Pages: 64
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Art / Techniques
Publisher: Tuttle Pub
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Caroline Self & Susan Self
Street Date: November 15, 2007
Item Number (DPCI): 248-24-1224
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