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How To : Make Chinese paper lanterns with origami

This video illustrate how to make Chinese paper lanterns with origami. here are the following steps.Step 1: Take a string for holding the lanterns.Step 2: Now take a square sheet of paper and fold it diagonally so that two diagonal intersecting crease are formed.Step 3: Now ho ...more

How To : Make a traditional Chinese paper lantern

Supplies1.20-35 square papers (all the same size)2.stapler STEPS1. Start with a square piece of paper2. fold the square in half so that you now have a rectangular shape. crease and then unfold3. Fold all four corner into the creased line you just made. The top and bottom of yo ...more

How To : Make a paper Chinese star

This video is a demonstration of how to make a Chinese paper star out of newspaper. First take a folded piece of newspaper and fold it in half again the long way, and then again, to make a narrow strip. Fold the strip in half to crease it, then fold the strips at a right angle ...more

How To : Mount a large Chinese rice paper painting

This video tutorial shows how to mount a large Chinese rice paper painting. Rice paper is extremely fragile and prone to tearing, thus requiring a technique sensitive to it's structure. Learn how to mount a large Chinese rice paper painting by watching this instructional frami ...more

How To : Paint Chinese bamboo on xuan paper

In this video artist Henry Li demonstrates exactly how to paint beautiful Chinese bamboo on xuan paper. Make sure to grab your ink and brushes to see the magic happen and this wonderful artist paints this wonderful piece. Perfect to practice your skills or paint a excellent pi ...more

How To : Origami a Chinese cap Japanese style

These instructional animated slides teach you how to easily fold a paper Chinese cap Japanese style. Learn how to use the Japanese art of origami to make your own paper Chinese cap. Use the start, stop, forward and back buttons to easily follow along. You can also speed up the ...more

How To : Paint a hot red peony in Chinese watercolors

Watch this instructional painting video to paint a hot red peony with watercolors on Chinese rice paper. This fluid style of painting takes lot of practice and does not allow for mistakes. Every brush stroke counts. Get out some newsprint to practice painting these beautiful p ...more

How To : Paint a Chinese dragon

Watch this instructional painting video to paint a dragon with India ink and watercolor on Chinese rice paper. Use negative space to create a ghostlike effect. This fluid style of painting takes lot of practice and does not allow for mistakes. Every brush stroke counts. Get ou ...more

How To : Paint a Boston terrier using Chinese brushwork

Watch this instructional painting video to paint a Boston terrier with India ink and watercolor on Chinese rice paper. This fluid style of painting takes lot of practice and does not allow for mistakes. Every brush stroke counts. Get out some newsprint to practice painting the ...more

How To : Draw a rooster in Chinese brush painting

draw a rooster India ink and watercolor on Chinese rice paper. This fluid style of painting takes lot of practice and does not allow for mistakes. Every brush stroke counts. Get out some newsprint to practice painting these majestic roosters.

How To : Origami a Chinese star

Are you interested in Origami? Watch this video tutorial to learn how to origami fold an ordinary sheet of paper into a Chinese star.

How To : Make Halloween lanterns

This video shows the viewer how to make Halloween style lanterns using commonly available items. The base lantern is a Chinese style paper lantern; these can be purchase from home retail stores. The general principal is too cut out the shapes of insects from black paper. These ...more

How To : Draw nine goldfish in free style

In this video, artist Henry Li, shows you how to draw nine goldfish in a free hand, loose style. He demonstrates proper hand placement, and technique in order to achieve a fluid motion to the piece. Nine goldfish is a good omen for Chinese, it suggest best fortune. Watch the m ...more

How To : Wrap Christmas or holiday presents creatively

This holiday season, become a wrap artist! Learn how to make every Christmas present look festive, no matter what shape or size. Wrapping Christmas gifts can be quite the bore, but when you add a little artfulness, it could be more fun than ripping it off and finding your pres ...more

How To : Paint the "Bird" in Chinese calligraphy

Watch this instructional painting video to paint the "Bird" in Chinese calligraphy with sumi-e ink on rice paper. This is actually a design based on four English letters, spelling b-i-r-d. The original mark was used during the Shang dynasty to mark bronzeware about 4,000 years ...more

How To : Draw roses on rice paper with watercolor paints

Watch this instructional painting video to paint a rose with watercolors on Chinese rice paper. This fluid style of painting takes lot of practice and does not allow for mistakes. Every brush stroke counts. Get out some newsprint to practice painting these beautiful rose petals.

How To : Paint roses and wisteria with bees in watercolors

Watch this instructional painting video to paint roses and wisteria flowers with bees using watercolors on Chinese rice paper. This fluid style of painting takes lot of practice and does not allow for mistakes. Every brush stroke counts. Get out some newsprint paper to practic ...more

How To : Paint bamboo in Chinese ink painting

Watch this instructional painting video to paint bamboo using sumi-e ink and Chinese rice paper. This fluid method of painting does not allow much room for mistakes. Every brush stroke counts. You should go look at some real bamboo to absorb a real sense of the plant. Spirit a ...more

How To : Paint roses and a butterfly in Chinese painting

Watch this instructional painting video to paint a roses and butterflies with watercolor on Chinese rice paper. This fluid style of painting takes lot of practice and does not allow for mistakes. Every brush stroke counts. Get out some newsprint to practice painting these grac ...more

How To : Draw a dragon in Chinese brush painting

Watch this instructional painting video to paint a dragon with India ink and watercolor on Chinese rice paper. This fluid style of painting takes lot of practice and does not allow for mistakes. Every brush stroke counts. Get out some newsprint to practice painting these majes ...more

How To : Draw a tabby cat in Chinese brush painting

Watch this instructional painting video to paint a tabby cat with India ink and watercolor on Chinese rice paper. This fluid style of painting takes lot of practice and does not allow for mistakes. Every brush stroke counts. Get out some newsprint to practice painting these ad ...more

How To : Draw an orchid in Sumi-e Chinese brush painting

Watch this instructional painting video to paint an orchid with India ink and watercolor on Chinese rice paper. This fluid style of painting takes lot of practice and does not allow for mistakes. Every brush stroke counts. Get out some newsprint to practice painting these beau ...more

How To : Draw a hummingbird in Chinese brush painting

Watch this instructional painting video to paint a hummingbird with India ink and watercolor on Chinese rice paper. This fluid style of painting takes lot of practice and does not allow for mistakes. Every brush stroke counts. Get out some newsprint to practice painting these ...more

How To : Draw a roaring tiger in Chinese brush painting

Watch this instructional painting video to draw a roaring tiger with India ink and water color on Chinese rice paper. This fluid style of painting takes lot of practice and does not allow for mistakes. Every brush stroke counts. Get out some newsprint to practice painting thes ...more

How To : Paint neighing deer by the river

Watch this instructional painting video to paint, "Neighing Deer, By The River". Can deer neigh? Use India ink and Chinese rice paper to try this fluid method of painting. Every brush stroke counts so there is not much room for mistakes. So get out some news print to practice ...more

How To : Paint a blue heron in front of water

Watch this instructional painting video to paint blue herons in front of water with India ink on Chinese rice paper. This fluid style of painting takes lot of practice and does not allow for mistakes. Every brush stroke counts. Get out some news print to practice painting thes ...more

How To : Origami a jumping frog

Ngai Chun Cheung demonstrates classic origami models. How to fold an origami jumping frog. Origami is the traditional Chinese and Japanese art of paper folding. The goal of this art is to create a representation of an object using geometric folds and crease patterns preferab ...more

How To : Origami a seahorse

Ngai Chun Cheung demonstrates classic origami models. How to fold an origami seahorse. Origami is the traditional Chinese and Japanese art of paper folding. The goal of this art is to create a representation of an object using geometric folds and crease patterns preferably w ...more

How To : Origami a simple turtle

Ngai Chun Cheung demonstrates classic origami models. How to fold an origami turtle. Origami is the traditional Chinese and Japanese art of paper folding. The goal of this art is to create a representation of an object using geometric folds and crease patterns preferably wit ...more

How To : Origami a simple bunny

Ngai Chun Cheung demonstrates classic origami models. How to fold an origami bunny. Origami is the traditional Chinese and Japanese art of paper folding. The goal of this art is to create a representation of an object using geometric folds and crease patterns preferably with ...more

How To : Origami a ring

Ngai Chun Cheung demonstrates classic origami models. How to fold an origami ring. Origami is the traditional Chinese and Japanese art of paper folding. The goal of this art is to create a representation of an object using geometric folds and crease patterns preferably witho ...more

How To : Origami a simple boat

Ngai Chun Cheung demonstrates classic origami models. How to fold an origami simple boat. Origami is the traditional Chinese and Japanese art of paper folding. The goal of this art is to create a representation of an object using geometric folds and crease patterns preferabl ...more

How To : Origami a classic king's crown

Ngai Chun Cheung demonstrates classic origami models. How to fold an origami King's crown. Origami is the traditional Chinese and Japanese art of paper folding. The goal of this art is to create a representation of an object using geometric folds and crease patterns preferab ...more

How To : Origami a simple frog

Ngai Chun Cheung demonstrates classic origami models. How to fold an origami frog. Origami is the traditional Chinese and Japanese art of paper folding. The goal of this art is to create a representation of an object using geometric folds and crease patterns preferably witho ...more

How To : Origami a star box

Ngai Chun Cheung demonstrates classic origami models. How to fold an origami star box. Origami is the traditional Chinese and Japanese art of paper folding. The goal of this art is to create a representation of an object using geometric folds and crease patterns preferably w ...more

News : Papercraft Redefines Fake Eyelashes

There is now a much a more artful approach to donning false eyelashes, reports Ecouterre. "As delicate as lace, each pair of faux peeper framers is based on the Chinese art of jian zhi or paper cutting. Featuring traditional motifs such as peonies (for happiness), peach bloss ...more

How To : Origami a long, narrow Asian boat

Ngai Chun Cheung demonstrates classic origami models. How to fold an origami a skinny Asian boat. Origami is the traditional Chinese and Japanese art of paper folding. The goal of this art is to create a representation of an object using geometric folds and crease patterns p ...more

Cake Mixx : Psychoanalysis Based on CAKE!!!

NYC photographer Dustin Wayne Harris currently has a show up at Heist gallery entitled, 'Cake Mixx'. Harris' art concept uses the practice of cake decorating (the foremost interest of CAKES! CAKES! CAKES!) as a means of evaluation for romantic relationships. Harris says: "A ...more

How To : Paint texture wrinkles on a Chinese landscape

Start with a fresh piece of rice drawing paper, and then follow the steps shown in the video to make your own brush drawing of a Chinese landscape. This tutorial focuses on adding texture wrinkles to the sides of rocks or cliff faces. Part 1 of 2 - How to Paint texture wrinkle ...more

How To : Make tuna roll with rice paper

Have some leftover Chinese take out rice? Make your self some tuna rolls. Watch this cooking how-to video as the 2 Minute Chefs show you how to make tuna rolls with rice paper. Tuna rolls are very healthy and easy to prepare. http://www.2minutechef.tv

How To : Easily paint an orchid

In this art tutorial, you will learn how to draw and then paint an orchid. You will need a Chinese paintbrush, a plate for the paint, water and paper. For paint colors, you should make sure you have red, yellow, black, green, blue and purple. First, dip your brush into the wat ...more

How To : Make paper from recycled paper

Put a use to all that scrap paper lying around. Learn how to make your own paper out of paper you'd like to recycle with the steps outlined below. Perfect for a stationary project or decorative invitation! You Will Need: • Recycled paper • A blender or food processor • A basi ...more

News : The Movable Type Rubik's Cube

Love this Rubik's Cube stamp with movable type Chinese characters by Shaun Chung. Chung laser-etched the characters from wood, and then adhered them to a regular Rubik's Cube to create verses from a traditional Chinese text. Chung says: "Chinese has a long history with the p ...more

How To : Draw dragonflies in Chinese painting

In this video, we learn how to draw dragonflies in Chinese painting. Start out with rice paper, then soak your medium sized combination hair brush in water. Next, squeeze the moisture and then push the ink out. Now, position the brush so it's comfortable and touches the paper ...more

How To : Paint a Daylily in the traditional Chinese style

This video demonstration will teach you how to draw a Daylily in the Han Chinese painting style. It is very detailed, and should be easy to follow even for novice painters looking to improve their painting skills. The painter in the video talk you through not only what colors ...more

How To : Mount your Chinese painting or sumi-e ink drawing

Since sumi-e ink paintings or any sort of painting on rice paper warp the surface and create waves, they can be quite complicated to frame. The fragility of the paper is also something to take into consideration, and requires a special technique that won't tear the painting. L ...more

How To : Draw a simple Japanese-style dragon (dragón)

If you like the dragon art in Japanese and Chinese culture, then you know the intricateness of the artwork. But you can make your own simplified version at home with some paper and a pen. This video will show you the step-by-step details to drawing a Japanese-style dragon. "Dr ...more

How To : Paint Chinese watercolor tree ripened loquats

In Chinese watercolor paiting, static subjects like cherry blossoms and peach trees never go out of fashion because they represent the teeming life and beauty of nature that most Chinese watercolor artists enjoy representing. In this video, you'll get a Chinese watercolor pai ...more

How To : Draw a panda bear with a Chinese painting brush

This video demonstration feature a young girl painting one of China's national icons: the Panda Bear. The paper she uses is covered in silver flakes, which give the piece a shiny, cartoonish quality. That is one happy looking little bear. Brushes: large wolf hair brush and a ...more

News : Cigarette Ash City

In "Cigarette Ash Landscape", Chinese artist and photographer Yang Yongliang suspends a huge cigarette sculpture above a pile of black and white photos, fake grass and artificial flowers. Upon closer examination, the tip of the cigarette reveals a tiny city made of fastidiousl ...more

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