View Once Daily

LiTang

View Once Daily “View once daily before bedtime or four times a day every five days until symptoms disappear.” A color painting based on a black and white original by the Song dynasty Chinese painter Li Tang (李唐 c. 1050-1130) as a way to learn from his style. He was famous for his “ax cut” […]

Grove of Trees

WenZhengming6

Grove of Trees A small color painting based on a black and white original by the Ming dynasty Chinese painter Wen Zhengming (文徵明 1470-1559) as a way to learn from his style. Click on the image to see a larger version. Material: Chinese ink and color on Chinese paper Date: 2019 Inscription: Lu Kesi pinxit […]

Tree Overhanging Stream

WuHong2

Tree Overhanging Stream A small color painting based on a black and white original by the Qing dynasty Chinese painter Wu Hong (吳宏 dates unknown) as a way to learn from his style. Click on the image to see a larger version. Material: Chinese ink and color on Chinese paper Date: 2019 Inscription: Lu Kesi […]

Bamboo Near Water

XiaChang1

Bamboo Near Water A small color painting based on a black and white original by the Ming dynasty Chinese painter Xia Chang (夏昶 1388–1470) who specialized in paintings of bamboo. Created as a way to learn from his style. Click on the image to see a larger version. Material: Chinese ink and color on Chinese […]

Bamboo and Water

XiaChiang2

Bamboo and Water A small color painting based on a black and white original by the Ming dynasty Chinese painter Xia Chang (夏昶 1388–1470) who specialized in paintings of bamboo. Created as a way to learn from his style. Click on the image to see a larger version. Material: Chinese ink and color on Chinese […]

Group of Trees

ZhaoYong

Group of Trees A small color painting based on a black and white original by the Yuan dynasty Chinese painter Zhao Yong (趙雍 1289-c1360) as a way to learn from his style. Click on the image to see a larger version. Material: Chinese ink and color on Chinese paper Date: 2019 Inscription: Lu Kesi pinxit […]

Three Trees

ZhangGuan

Three Trees A small painting based on a black and white original by Zhang Guan (張觀) as a way to learn from his style. There are several people throughout Chinese history with this name, including an ancient general, a painter of long ago, and a fairly recent painter. This is based on a work by […]

Waterway

XiangShengmo1

Waterway A small color painting based on a black and white original by the Ming dynasty Chinese painter Xiang Shengmo (項聖謨 1597–1658). Created as a way to learn from his style. Little is written about him in English. The number in the lower right was used as a temporary cataloging system. Click on the image […]

Leaning Trees

XiaGui1

Leaning Trees A small color painting based on a black and white original by the Song dynasty Chinese painter Xia Gui (夏珪 fl. 1195–1224) as a way to learn from his style. Material: Chinese ink and color on Chinese paper Date: 2018 Inscription: Lu Kesi pinxit 2018 in memoriam Xia Gui Seal: Kesi (upper left); […]