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Lu Kesi Paintings
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Old Friends

Small paintings that copy the work of painters long gone, in order to learn their brushwork. By following their energy they seem closer in spirit.

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Modern Antiques

A series of paintings in ink and color on thin paper with embedded fiber, rough edges, and occasional holes that simulates the look of antiques.


Mustard Seeds

Most painters of Chinese-style landscapes began by copying from the Ming dynasty "Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting." I've taken the original black and white illustrations, colorized them, and added a few modern touches of my own.