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Chinese Painting Tutorial | Bamboo

teacher avatar Ashley Yang Liu, Chinese Art Around the World

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2 Lessons (15m)
    • 1. How to paint bamboo 1

      7:13
    • 2. How to paint bamboo 2

      8:07
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Learn how to paint bamboo using Chinese painting techniques. Bamboo is a classic subject in Chinese painting and one of the Four Gentlemen (四君子) in Chinese art. The others are the plum blossom, the orchid, and the chrysanthemum. Comment if you want to see a video of one of these!

This is a free class for beginners taught by Ashley Liu.  In this part 1 you will learn all of the basics of painting the leaves, the pole, and other details. Follow along as I walk you through step by step instructions.

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 weasel hair brush and 1 thin brush

Chinese 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

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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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