Goldfish – How to Make Use of Watermarks in Chinese Painting on Rice Paper

chinese painting brush Introducing the Four Treasures of Chinese Painting: Brush, Rice Paper, Inkstick and Inkstone.
Here is a list of supplies for beginners:
1. 2-5 Chinese Painting Brushes.
You need a pair of soft and stiff brush, or a combination brush to get start. Good varieties in size and shapes are available here for you to choose from. If you already have some Asian brushes, try them to see if they work for you.
2. Sumi Ink. You may use bottled liquid ink for convenience. Tradtitional inkstick and inkstone and are recommended for best result.
3. Rice Paper. High quality of authentic Chinese rice paper are available at moderate prices. We recommend mulberry paper to beginning student for less bleeding and evenly color lending. For advanced students, you might want to try our high absorbent Xuan(shuan) paper.
4. Watercolor Paints. Marie’s Chinese painting watercolor and color chips are available in our online store. You may also use artist quality watercolor or gouache.
5. A Pallete or Two White Ceramic Saucers.
6. A Water Container for rinsing brush, as big as possible.
7. A piece of Felt Pad. It should be in white or light color, no black! Synthetic is fine. Recommended size: 18″x20″.
8. Paper Towel or Hand Tissue. for blotting or to dry the brush.

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12 Responses to “Goldfish – How to Make Use of Watermarks in Chinese Painting on Rice Paper”

  1. blueheronarts says:

    @yueguishu Thanks, …
    @yueguishu Thanks, gui for your clarification about Da Hong or Scarlet. Watermark delineation is the characteristic of unsized Xuan paper, especially the good ones.

  2. yueguishu says:

    lao shi1 hao,

    what …
    lao shi1 hao,

    what do you mean by prime red? (dà hong? this is called scarlet in Marie’s colors).

    thanks. i love the watermark delineation. i’ve always wondered about that effect!


  3. MsCobelolem says:

    Hello Mr Li,
    Thank …

    Hello Mr Li,
    Thank you for showing the tecnhnique of overlapping. Did you say that you dilute the water with liquid glue? Can i put soap instead? Does it make the same separation?

  4. sixko78 says:

    meraviglioso. …
    meraviglioso. grazie per i tuoi video.

  5. blueheronarts says:

    @racy65 A good news …
    @racy65 A good news for you and everybody in your group. We now carry individual tubes Marie’s color at our blueheronarts online store. Yes, now you can buy including vermillion individually. Thank you for passing this information. -Henry

  6. racy65 says:

    Hi Again, Henry,

    A …
    Hi Again, Henry,

    A number of us are painting your beautiful goldfish but we have a limited supply of vermillion. Do you sell individual tubes of vermillion?

    Gail Racy

  7. blueheronarts says:

    @racy65 Thank you …
    @racy65 Thank you for your comments.Happy painting!

  8. racy65 says:

    Hi Henry,

    I want …
    Hi Henry,

    I want to thank you very much for this video. Even though I have painted for a number of years, I have never been very successful at painting goldfish freely. I love these strokes.

    Gail Racy

  9. blueheronarts says:

    @sheanight Thank …
    @sheanight Thank you! The white is alum and ivory/yellow is peach sap power. Sorry for the inconvenience.

  10. tadsnana says:

    Thank you. I …
    Thank you. I purchased both alum powder and peach sap powder from blueheronarts, but can’t tell which is which from the packet. (Can’t read label written inChinese. ) Can you tell me — which is white and which is ivory/yellow color in the packet? I want to try the peach sap. Thanks

  11. sheanight says:

    Master Li thank …
    Master Li thank you for sharing this with us.

  12. irangel1958 says:

    amazing, wonderful …
    amazing, wonderful and instructional, great video
    thank you so much

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