Chinese Animal Painting for Beginners
By Wen Jingen, Gong Chunhu and etc.
Published by Foreign Languages Press, Jan 2010
Paperback, dimensions 210 x 297 mm, 1 volume, 215 pages
Chinese Animal Painting has a long established tradition that is being vigorously carried forward and enhanced by contemporary masters.
Specially prepared for Western readers with more than 300 illustrations, this manual introduces the basic concepts of Chinese animal painting. The step-by-step guide for painting a dozen animals provides an easy approach to this great tradition. Different styles and techniques are clarified in this manual to show the immense variety of expression which exists in Chinese animal painting and to prepare the reader for the innovative creation of paintings.
A Glimpse into Chinese Animal Painting
How to Use Your Tools and Materials
Looking Under the Skin of Animals
Sketching from Life and from Memory
Steps for Painting Birds
Steps for Painting Four-footed Animals
The Horse, a thorough study (Gong Chunhu)
The Cat - free style on unsized paper (Gao Zhanguo)
The Lion, the Tiger and the Mouse - free style on unsized paper (Mi Xiubin)
The Snow Leopard, the Pomeranian Dog and the Tiger Cub - meticulous style on unsized paper (Tang Jian)
More Animals - free style on unsized paper (Wen Jingen)/190
1. Flattening and framing; minimum backing of a painting
2. Shops for good art works, artists' tools and materials
外文书名：How To Chinese Animal Painting for Beginners