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Book Fair: Chinese calligraphy painting various Xuan paper (2008 Part 2)

Saturday, October 29th, 2011

chines painting supplies Sized Xuan paper is not necessarily easier to use or more “forgiving” without considering ink and brush qualities.

Popular items at below market prices as of 2008:
Vintage ink sticks by Old Hu Kaiwen
Chinese painting watercolor sets starting from $4 per pack
Chinese calligraphy / painting VCD ($3 to $5 each as of 2008) and DVD
“Extra thin” sized paper, coated with alum
Old Hu Kaiwen ink sticks at $2 each

The sponsor of the annual Chinese book fair in Dallas Chinese Commnunity Center, Texas:
World Journal Bookstore ( 世界書局 ), a major distributor of Chinese books in the United States
Mr. Hou Chang
San Jose, California, USA
Cell: 408-472-1827
Website: currently N/A

Mr. Chang travels to China and distributes Chinese calligraphy, painting books, seal stones, supplies, tools, inkstones, brushes, Xuan paper, and various Four Treasures at very reasonable prices.

Technical questions about Chinese brushes:

Shopping for Four Treasures:

Joshua Hough’s Disclaimer:
1. I do not guarantee the quality of EACH individual brush, nor the price changes and availability. I am not responding to any availability and price issues.
2. I do not sell any of those items (as of 2008).
3. I do not take commissions.

I provide the information in this video solely for practitioners of Chinese calligraphy and painting to compare the selection and shopping of the supplies and tools.

Duration : 0:6:45


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