The Chinese Brush Painting Sourcebook
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In China, the process of brush painting is described as 'writing a picture'. The simple, minimal strokes have a personal style that, like handwriting, is unique to each artist. This practical guide breaks down subject matter into typical motifs and provides examples of how to paint 200 elements, from flowers and birds to trees, rocks and mountains, with step-by-step instructions on brush technique and colour choice and advice on combining elements in satisfying compositions.