Copying Wu Bin


Here’s a step-by-step guide to painting a landscape in traditional Chinese style.

Seals on Paintings


You seldom see a Chinese painting without at least one seal stamped on it. Like a seal of approval, it’s the artist’s way of saying, “I think this is good enough to deserve my seal.” Under their signature a painter would impress their name seal. More seals might be used with favorite phrases or with […]

Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting

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The Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting is probably the best known book about Chinese painting. Chinese artists for over three-hundred years have looked to it as a basic training manual for painting.