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Chinese Painting Class - Red Crowned Crane

teacher avatar Ashley Yang Liu, Chinese Art Around the World

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Lessons in This Class

5 Lessons (20m)
    • 1. Intro

    • 2. Part One

    • 3. Part Two

    • 4. Part Three

    • 5. Part Four

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About This Class

Learn how to paint a Red Crowned Crane in this Chinese painting tutorial. I'll show you the 5 easy steps to paint this scene. We will go through step-by-step how to paint detailed cranes and their surroundings.

This Skillshare video is a class for beginners. Painters of any level can learn from and enjoy this Chinese painting class.

In this Chinese painting tutorial we will learn to paint that something with a special meaning —long life. Don’t worry if you have never tried Chinese painting before.

This Chinese painting class will be broken into five parts: part one is sketch, part two is outline - the main focus of the class - and parts 3 and 4 are adding color

This is a free class for beginners taught by Ashley Liu.

Techniques covered in this class:

中鋒行筆 vertical stroke
側鋒行筆 stroke with the side of the brush
壓筆 press the brush
提筆 lift the brush
掃鋒 sweep the brush

For materials you'll need:

1 mid sized and 1 thin brush
Chinese painting ink in various colors
A pallet for your ink
A pencil for sketching
Rice paper

I would love to see your questions and constructive feedback in the comments section!

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Ashley Yang Liu

Chinese Art Around the World



Ashley Yang Liu is a Chinese artist from Shandong Province, educated in Beijing. She has worked in art education for seven years and studied Chinese art for fifteen years. She graduated from Capital Normal University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art Education and a Master’s Degree in Chinese Painting. As a student she spent time between her studies working as a private tutor and art teacher for various organizations around Beijing including the Confucius Institute and Middlebury College’s Interactive Languages Program.



When she got involved with the study abroad program CET she made many foreign friends and discovered her true passion: teaching Chinese art to the rest of the worl... See full profile

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