Mounting Chinese Painting

How To : Mount a Chinese painting or Sumi-e ink drawing

This two part video shows you the materials needed to mount a Chinese painting. Chinese brush work leaves finished paintings a bit wrinkled and wavy. You will need a specific mounting brush and all purpose flour to make a mounting paste. Part 1 of 2 - How to Mount a Chinese pa ...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 : 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 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 goldfish in freestyle Chinese painting

The interesting thing about painting in the Chinese watercolor style is that objects, animals, and plants that look pretty simple, such as goldfish and snakes, are actually made up of a complex array of different layers and colors. While forming a realistic goldfish with your ...more

How To : Paint a magnolia in Chinese painting

This video demonstrates how to paint a magnolia in ink and water, Chinese style. Make gray ink by mixing water with the black ink. Squeeze the brush with a piece of tissue and dip it in glue water made of peach sap powder mixed with water. When he begins to paint, half the bru ...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 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

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 : Draw a Chinese cleome - Chinese brush painting

Dive into the world of Chinese brush painting, a traditional art where each brush stroke of the painting is neither improved upon nor corrected. The artist must get it right from first to last stroke! RaggedyBird.com presents these videos showing the process of how to draw Ch ...more

How To : Draw three Chinese oxen - Chinese brush painting

Dive into the world of Chinese brush painting, a traditional art where each brush stroke of the painting is neither improved upon nor corrected. The artist must get it right from first to last stroke! RaggedyBird.com presents these videos showing the process of how to draw Ch ...more

How To : Draw blue flycatchers - Chinese brush painting

Dive into the world of Chinese brush painting, a traditional art where each brush stroke of the painting is neither improved upon nor corrected. The artist must get it right from first to last stroke! RaggedyBird.com presents these videos showing the process of how to draw Ch ...more

How To : Draw romantic crickets - Chinese brush painting

Dive into the world of Chinese brush painting, a traditional art where each brush stroke of the painting is neither improved upon nor corrected. The artist must get it right from first to last stroke! RaggedyBird.com presents these videos showing the process of how to draw Ch ...more

How To : Draw a raggedy bird - Chinese brush painting

Dive into the world of Chinese brush painting, a traditional art where each brush stroke of the painting is neither improved upon nor corrected. The artist must get it right from first to last stroke! RaggedyBird.com presents these videos showing the process of how to draw Ch ...more

How To : Draw eight lucky sparrows - Chinese brush painting

Dive into the world of Chinese brush painting, a traditional art where each brush stroke of the painting is neither improved upon nor corrected. The artist must get it right from first to last stroke! RaggedyBird.com presents these videos showing the process of how to draw Ch ...more

How To : Draw a small cricket - Chinese brush painting

Dive into the world of Chinese brush painting, a traditional art where each brush stroke of the painting is neither improved upon nor corrected. The artist must get it right from first to last stroke! RaggedyBird.com presents these videos showing the process of how to draw Ch ...more

How To : Draw two sparrows - Chinese brush painting

Dive into the world of Chinese brush painting, a traditional art where each brush stroke of the painting is neither improved upon nor corrected. The artist must get it right from first to last stroke! RaggedyBird.com presents these videos showing the process of how to draw Ch ...more

How To : Draw a bird and ox - Chinese brush painting

Dive into the world of Chinese brush painting, a traditional art where each brush stroke of the painting is neither improved upon nor corrected. The artist must get it right from first to last stroke! RaggedyBird.com presents these videos showing the process of how to draw Ch ...more

How To : Draw a sweet pea plant - Chinese brush painting

Dive into the world of Chinese brush painting, a traditional art where each brush stroke of the painting is neither improved upon nor corrected. The artist must get it right from first to last stroke! RaggedyBird.com presents these videos showing the process of how to draw Ch ...more

How To : Draw a cricket in a tree - Chinese brush painting

Dive into the world of Chinese brush painting, a traditional art where each brush stroke of the painting is neither improved upon nor corrected. The artist must get it right from first to last stroke! RaggedyBird.com presents these videos showing the process of how to draw Ch ...more

How To : Draw a wisteria shrub - Chinese brush painting

Dive into the world of Chinese brush painting, a traditional art where each brush stroke of the painting is neither improved upon nor corrected. The artist must get it right from first to last stroke! RaggedyBird.com presents these videos showing the process of how to draw Ch ...more

How To : Do a Chinese brush painting of bamboo

Dive into the world of Chinese brush painting, a traditional art where each brush stroke of the painting is neither improved upon nor corrected. The artist must get it right from first to last stroke! RaggedyBird.com presents these videos showing the process of how to draw Ch ...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 : 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 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 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 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 : Draw a lotus flower in sumi-e Chinese ink painting

Chinese tradition has always honored lotus flowers. Essentially, the lotus flower represents peace, creativity and purity amid adverse surroundings. This is a perfect subject matter for sumi ink painting. Watch this instructional painting video to practice painting lotus flowe ...more

News : Conscientious Photography Yao Lu: New Landscapes

Yao Lu: Sustainability Visualized Yao Lu has created a thoughtful and timely series inspired by traditional Chinese paintings entitled New Landscapes in which mounds of garbage covered in green protective nets are assembled and reworked by a computer to create images of rural ...more

How To : Paint "Eternity" in Chinese calligraphy

Datong Xu currently teaches Chinese calligraphy and painting in Tucson, AZ. Watch this instructional painting video to paint the symbol of eternity in Chinese calligraphy. The eternity character also means, "flowing water". In Chinese art aesthetics, calligraphy and painting a ...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 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : Design and carve a Chinese name chop seal stamp

Any artist who excels enough in his profession will create some sort of signature on his painting to notify other it's his work. Some painters, like Jan van Eyck, are cryptic with their inscriptions, putting it in almost impossible to see areas in the painting, while others, l ...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 : 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 : Paint a Chrysanthemum in traditional Chinese style

The chrysanthemum is a beautiful Chinese flower which often appears in artwork to represent autumn and the spirit of survival. Follow along with this this tutorial and learn how to add this seasonal subject matter to your next Chinese still life painting. Part 1 of 2 - How to ...more

How To : Paint a rooster and flowers with Chinese brushes

Dive into the world of Chinese brush painting, a traditional art where each brush stroke of the painting is neither improved upon nor corrected. The artist must get it right from first to last stroke! RaggedyBird.com presents these videos showing the process of how to draw Ch ...more

How To : Paint a pheasant with Chinese brush strokes

Dive into the world of Chinese brush painting, a traditional art where each brush stroke of the painting is neither improved upon nor corrected. The artist must get it right from first to last stroke! RaggedyBird.com presents these videos showing the process of how to draw Ch ...more

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