Splashing Water

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Splashing Water 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 right); […]

Leaning Landscape With Trees

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Leaning Landscape With Trees A small color painting based on an 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: 2018 Inscription: Lu Kesi pinxit 2018 […]

Pine Over Waterfall

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Pine Over Waterfall A small color painting based on a black and white original by the Yuan dynasty Chinese painter Wu Zhen (吳鎮 1280–1354) 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: 2018 Inscription: Lu Kesi pinxit […]

Flowing Stream

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Flowing Stream A small color painting based on a black and white original by the Yuan dynasty Chinese painter Wu Zhen (吳鎮 1280–1354) 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: 2018 Inscription: Lu Kesi pinxit 2018 […]

Waterfall Among Trees

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Waterfall Among Trees A small color painting based on a black and white original by the early Chinese painter Yi Ming (佚名), in order to learn from his style. Unfortunately, nothing is known about him in English and his name has been overshadowed by other more recent personalities who share his name. This painter deserves […]

Trees in Winter

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Trees in Winter A small color painting based on a black and white original winter scene by the early Chinese painter Yi Ming (佚名), in order to learn from his style. Unfortunately, nothing is known about him in English and his name has been overshadowed by other more recent personalities who share his name. This […]

Grotto With Waterfall

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Grotto With Waterfall A small color painting based on a black and white original by the early Chinese painter Yi Ming (佚名), in order to learn from his style. Unfortunately, nothing is known about him in English and his name has been overshadowed by other more recent personalities who share his name. This painter deserves […]

Two Trees

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Two Trees I did this small color painting, based on a black and white original by the Chinese Ming dynasty painter Xie Shichen (謝時臣 ca. 1488-?), in order to learn from his style. The number in the lower left is a numbering scheme I used for a while. Click on the image to view a […]

Mountain Village

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Mountain Village A color painting based on a sketch by the Chinese artist Huang Binhong (黃賓虹 1865-1955) as a way to learn from his style. You can see a line across the paper about two thirds of the way up, above which the color didn’t absorb in the same way as it did below—something to […]