Posts Tagged ‘tutorial’

The Concept of Dragon Vein in Traditional Chinese Landscape Painting(2/2)

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

chines painting supplies This video explain the “Dragon Vein,” a foundamental concept in Chinese landscape painting. For supplies please visit: http://www.BlueHeronArts.com
Materials used:
Rooster Feather Brush; grinned Tung Oil Ink and Semi-sized Xuan Rice Paper.

Duration : 0:5:19

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Book Fair: Chinese painting, seal stones, calligraphy DVD with English/Chinese caption (2008 Part 5)

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

chines painting supplies As probably the largest U.S. Chinese books distributor, Mr. Chang sells books, DVDs, VCDs, Chinese calligraphy and painting supplies to many Chinese bookstores and schools in north America. His prices are either lowest or very competitive.

The sponsor of the annual Chinese book fair in Dallas Chinese Commnunity Center, Texas:
To order, please call Mr. Chang
World Journal Bookstore, a major distributor of Chinese books in the United States
Mr. Hou Chang
San Jose, California, USA
Cell: 408-472-1827
Email: houchang88@yahoo.com
Website: currently N/A
http://www.worldjournal.com/ (affiliated Chinese Newspaper)
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: http://www.art-virtue.com/principles/…

Shopping for Four Treasures: http://www.art-virtue.com/links/index…

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.

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Painting Rocky Mountain Columbine in Sumi Ink and Water Style with Henry Li

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

chinese painting ink This a study of the Rocky Mountain Columbine flower in ink and water style(水墨畫).
Material List: 1) Brush: piston-fill Waterbrush Pens. http://www.blueheronarts.com/product_info.php?products_id=127
2) Single-ply Xuan rice paper: http://www.blueheronarts.com/product_info.php?products_id=269
3) Marie’s Chinese Painting Colours: http://www.blueheronarts.com/advanced_search_result.php?keywords=marie&osCsid=ef132791344cea37fb84cc31008deb4e&email_address=&password=&x=0&y=0
4) Liquid Sumi Ink: http://www.blueheronarts.com/product_info.php?products_id=174

Don’t forget to subscribe for free art lessons and tips.

Thank you!

Henry
http://www.BlueHeronArts.com

Duration : 0:8:34

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How to Paint Icy Landscape in Chinese Painting or Sumi-e – Frozen Niagara Falls

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

chinese painting ink This video introduce a special techinique using alum-water to paint icy or snowy scenery landscape in Chinese painting, which was first developed by master Yu Zhixue in NE China.

Materials List

1. Single ply Red Star Xuan Rice Paper
2. Badger Hair Brush
3. Winter Wolf Hair Brush
4. Sheep Hair Brush
5. Yi-te-ge Bottled Chinese Ink
6. Alum powder diluted in water
7. Wool Felt Pad
8. Magnetic White Board
9. Mini Magnetic Paperweights
10. Clean Ice Water
11. Porcelain Brush Rest
12. Porcelain Flower Shaped Palette
Please visit our online store

http://www.BlueHeronArts.com

for Chinese Painting and Art Supplies

Thanks for watching!

Henry

Duration : 0:21:56

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How to Paint Icy Landscape in Chinese Painting or Sumi-e – Frozen Niagara Falls

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

chinese painting ink This video introduce a special techinique using alum-water to paint icy or snowy scenery landscape in Chinese painting, which was first developed by master Yu Zhixue in NE China.

Materials List

1. Single ply Red Star Xuan Rice Paper
2. Badger Hair Brush
3. Winter Wolf Hair Brush
4. Sheep Hair Brush
5. Yi-te-ge Bottled Chinese Ink
6. Alum powder diluted in water
7. Wool Felt Pad
8. Magnetic White Board
9. Mini Magnetic Paperweights
10. Clean Ice Water
11. Porcelain Brush Rest
12. Porcelain Flower Shaped Palette
Please visit our online store

http://www.BlueHeronArts.com

for Chinese Painting and Art Supplies

Thanks for watching!

Henry

Duration : 0:21:56

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

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

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.
http://www.BlueHeronArts.com

Duration : 0:15:44

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Chinese Painting Class Intro: Four Treasures of the Studio(2/3) – Chinese Brush

Monday, January 16th, 2012

chinese painting brush This video was shot for my online Chinese painting class in which I discussed Chinese painting materials. I would like to release it earlier so those of you who have already signed up for the class can have enough time to order your supplies because many of you are international students, and also I would like to share this introduction part of the class with anybody who are interested in learning this form of art so it might help you to make right decisions when you do your shopping at our online store http://www.BlueHeronArts.com and hope you will enroll my in class to learn more. Click here for up coming online Chinese painting class information.

http://www.blueheronarts.com/information.php?info_id=5

To purchape the STUDENT PACKAGE: http://www.blueheronarts.com/product_info.php?products_id=727

This value pack includes all the items in the basic supplies check list for my online Chinese painting class.
Please see “Basic Supplies Check List” for other supplies you will need. http://www.blueheronarts.com/information.php?info_id=4

I will be teachingt ArtfulGathering 2011, and here is class information:
Class Title: Sumi Ink and Watercolor on Rice Paper
Time: July 16th – August 20th, 2011
Description: Learn authentic Chinese painting from master artist, Henry Li. Sumi Ink and Watercolor on Rice Paper is a six week online class that will be suitable for beginners as well as the intermediate students. Step by step, you will see how to select and wield a Chinese brush, how to load it with ink and watercolors, and how to paint on various rice papers. Subject matters include bamboo-and-orchid, flowers-and-birds, animals and landscapes their basic strokes and principles of composition. Individual critiques of student work will be offered upon request, in the classroom setting, or through private e-mail with follow up instructions.
Course Fee: $65.00

FAQ
1. What’s the class schedule?
A: The time is flexible since students will be from all over the world via the Internet. I am thinking to do six lectures each about 1.5 hours. And may product follow-up videos during the class. You can watch the class video at your convenient time and share your art works with the class in the class forum.

2. Can we upload pictures to the classroom?
A: Yes, you can scan or take pictures of your artworks, then either upload them to the class forum to share with the class or email me to see. If you want my critiques, yes, I will give you. After you pay for the class you have access to all the videos from beginning to the end. You make your own schedule to learn and practice. I will be available during the class period checking the class forum and prove critiques. I may also do follow up videos to address common issues.

3. How do I register?
Here is what the students need to do is go to : http://www.artfulgathering.com/ and click on the top tab that says “Registration and Policies.” There is paypal or credit card options. It is 5.00 to register for the class. You will be notified by email in June when the class enrollment starts to pay for the tuition.

4. What materials do I need to prepare for the class?
A: Here is a basic Materials List: http://www.blueheronarts.com/article_info.php?articles_id=1

Please let me know if you have any questions about the class.

Henry Li
http://www.blueheronarts.com

Duration : 0:17:56

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Chinese Painting Class Intro: Four Treasures of the Studio(1/3) – Tessai’s Inkstick & Inkstone

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

chinese painting ink This video was shot for my online Chinese painting class in which I discussed Chinese painting materials. I would like to release it earlier so those of you who have already signed up for the class can have enough time to order your supplies because many of you are international students, and also I would like to share this introduction part of the class with anybody who are interested in learning this form of art so it might help you to make right decisions when you do your shopping at our online store http://www.BlueHeronArts.com and hope you will enroll my in class to learn more. Click here for up coming online Chinese painting class information.

http://www.blueheronarts.com/information.php?info_id=5

To purchape the STUDENT PACKAGE: http://www.blueheronarts.com/product_info.php?products_id=727

This value pack includes all the items in the basic supplies check list for my online Chinese painting class.
Please see “Basic Supplies Check List” for other supplies you will need. http://www.blueheronarts.com/information.php?info_id=4

I will be teachingt ArtfulGathering 2011, and here is class information:
Class Title: Sumi Ink and Watercolor on Rice Paper
Time: July 16th – August 20th, 2011
Description: Learn authentic Chinese painting from master artist, Henry Li. Sumi Ink and Watercolor on Rice Paper is a six week online class that will be suitable for beginners as well as the intermediate students. Step by step, you will see how to select and wield a Chinese brush, how to load it with ink and watercolors, and how to paint on various rice papers. Subject matters include bamboo-and-orchid, flowers-and-birds, animals and landscapes their basic strokes and principles of composition. Individual critiques of student work will be offered upon request, in the classroom setting, or through private e-mail with follow up instructions.
Course Fee: $65.00

FAQ
1. What’s the class schedule?
A: The time is flexible since students will be from all over the world via the Internet. I am thinking to do six lectures each about 1.5 hours. And may product follow-up videos during the class. You can watch the class video at your convenient time and share your art works with the class in the class forum.

2. Can we upload pictures to the classroom?
A: Yes, you can scan or take pictures of your artworks, then either upload them to the class forum to share with the class or email me to see. If you want my critiques, yes, I will give you. After you pay for the class you have access to all the videos from beginning to the end. You make your own schedule to learn and practice. I will be available during the class period checking the class forum and prove critiques. I may also do follow up videos to address common issues.

3. How do I register?
Here is what the students need to do is go to : http://www.artfulgathering.com/ and click on the top tab that says “Registration and Policies.” There is paypal or credit card options. It is 5.00 to register for the class. You will be notified by email in June when the class enrollment starts to pay for the tuition.

4. What materials do I need to prepare for the class?
A: Here is a basic Materials List: http://www.blueheronarts.com/article_info.php?articles_id=1

Please let me know if you have any questions about the class.

Henry Li
http://www.blueheronarts.com

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Chinese Painting Tutorial: Spotted Owl (selling on eBay)

Saturday, December 10th, 2011

chinese painting brush Sumi ink and watercolor on Japanese Rice Paper. Brushes used: set of three fountain brush pens: wolf hair brush for the feather and tree trunk; nylon brush for details and tree leaves; combination brush for the color washes.
Sumi ink, Piston-filler Water Brush Pens, Japanese rice paper and Chinese painting supplies are available at http://www.BlueHeronArts.com

Duration : 0:10:15

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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
All supplies can be found at http://www.BlueHeronArts.com
Thank you for viewing!

Duration : 0:9:56

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