Posts Tagged ‘Plein Air’

Where are the Lotus on Echo Lake? A Plein Air Brush Painting of LA Cityscape with Henry Li

Sunday, June 10th, 2012

chines painting supplies Like the Central Park in NYC, Echo Park is located just north of downtown LA. Echo Lake is well known for the annual Lotus Festival, but this year the lotus flowers are absent there. Facing the empty pond I painted this plein air cityscape with mind image of the beautiful flowers. I hope to see the beautiful lotus flowers here next year.

Materials List
Paper: Red Star Single-layer Xuan(Shuan) Paper
Brush: Piston-filler Waterbrush Pens
Color: Sumi Ink and Chinese Watercolors

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Tree Ripened Loquats – Chinese Watercolor Painting Demo with Henry Li

Saturday, December 10th, 2011

chines painting supplies Loquats are unusual among fruit trees in that the flowers appear in the early winter, and the fruits are ripe in early spring. This golden fruit is a very common subject matter in traditional Chinese painting.
Colors used: Marie’s Chinese watercolors (Gamboge Yellow, Orange Yellow and Verminion, Indigo Blue and Burnt Tea(dark brown).
Brush used: Piston-filler Waterbrush Pens
Paper: Single Layer Xuan(Shuan or Shuen) Rice Paper
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