Album Paintings by Chao Shao-an Video Book Review by Oriental Art Supply (OAS)
Video / August 1, 2020

Hard cover. Chinese/English World renowned Ling-nan Art School Master Chao Shao-an features 160 original paintings in his most distinctive style. All the original compositions are smaller, so this makes the book an excellent tool for artists of any level.Beautifull bound hard cover book. The book is bound in the old Chinese style so the book pages turn in the opposite way of modern western books. For more information or to purchase the book visit: Album Paintings by Chao Shao-An For the best brushes, paper, ink, colors, accessories, books, videos, dvds, lessons, instruction and materials for Chinese Brush Painting, Calligraphy, Sumie, or Gong-bi / Fineline, visit Oriental Art Supply (OAS): https://orientalartsupply.com

Fund. of Chinese Floral Painting V3: Bamboo by Chow: Video Book Review by Oriental Art Supply (OAS)
Video / July 18, 2020

63 pages, English/Chinese 8.25″ wide x 10.75″ tall A popular book due to it reasonable price and iconic subject. The author Chow breaks down the subject of bamboo in three major styles: Spontaneous Ink, Fineline, and Spontaneous color. The spontaeous ink style has the most content with instruction for rendering bamboo in many different weather conditions. Showing how to represent it in the sun, rain, wind, snow, and hanging downward. To purchase this book for find out more go to: Fundamentals of Chinese Floral Painting: Bamboo V3 For the best brushes, paper, ink, colors, accessories, books, lessons, instructions, and any other materials for Chinese Brush Painting, Calligraphy, and Sumie visit: https://orientalartsupply.com

Drawing Goldfish and Golden Carp by Lin Hu-Kuei Video Book Review by Oriental Art Supply (OAS)
Video / July 10, 2020

109 pages with instruction in Chinese and English A wonderful book by a talented artist with a true heart for his subject. The book features more detailed instruction that most books as well as a short album of finshed masterpieces at the end. To purchase the book visit: Goldfish & Golden Carp by Lin Hu-kuei For the best brushes, paper, ink, colors, accessories, materials, dvds, books, and materials for Chinese Brush Painting, Calligraphy and Sumie visit: https://orientalartsupply.com

BK21: Painting Cat & Tiger Book Review by Oriental Art Supply
Video / June 27, 2020

Book review of BK:21 Painting Cat & Tiger by Shih Po-yun. Esteemed Chinese painter Shih Po-yun gives us a comprehensive study of these related animals. From the playfulness, curiosity and visual variety of the house cat to the majesty, intrigue, and power of the Tiger, the artist breaks down techniques for depicting cats and tigers.

To Paint in Ling-nan Style 1: Theories, Flowers, Vegetables Book Review by Oriental Art Supply
Video / June 21, 2020

Oriental Art Supply presents a review of BK12: To Paint in Ling-nan Style 1: Theories, Flowers, Vegetables by Lu Cheng-yuan. 123 page with instruction in both Chinese and English. Demystify the famous Lingnan style of Chinese Painting through this effective and inspiring book. Learn to paint in the vibrant Ling-nan style with renowned artist Lu Cheng-yuan. Ling-nan artists focus on communicating the emotional essence of the living creatures they paint, rather than just striving for purely realistic representations. They therefore push the boundaries of form, using bold gesture, dynamic brush-work and vivid colors to capture the mood and emotion of their subjects. Lu provides examples of his finest works and sequential instructions for the growing artist to emulate and refer to. Subjects include flowers, vegetables and an occasional bird or insect. To purchase the book visit: To Paint in Ling-nan Style 1: Theories, Flowers, Vegetables by Lu Cheng-yuan For the best brushes, paper, accessories, books, video, materials and instruction on Chinese Brush Painting, Japanese Sumi-e, Calligraphy and Asian brush arts visit Oriental Art Supply at: https://orientalartsupply.com

To Paint in Ling-nan Style 2: Insects, Fish, Birds Book Review by Oriental Art Supply
Video / June 21, 2020

Oriental Art Supply presents a review of BK13: To Paint in Ling-nan Style 2: Insects, Fish, and Birds by Lu Cheng-yuan. 125 pages, Chinese/English Learn to paint in the vibrant Ling-nan style with renowned artist Lu Cheng-yuan. Ling-nan artists focus on communicating the emotional essence of the living creatures they paint, rather than just striving for purely realistic representations. They therefore push the boundaries of form, using bold gesture, dynamic brush-work and vivid colors to capture the mood and emotion of their subjects. Lu provides examples of sequential instructions along with example of his finest works, for the growing artist to refer to and emulate. Subjects include insects, fish and birds. Features live photography. For more information or to purchase this book visit: To Paint in Ling-nan Style 2: Insects, Fish & Birds Lu Cheng-yuan For the best brushes, paper, accessories, books, video, materials and instruction on Chinese Brush Painting, Japanese Sumi-e, Calligraphy and Asian brush arts visit Oriental Art Supply at: https://orientalartsupply.com

100 Birds by O-shi Yang Book Review by Oriental Art Supply
Video / June 5, 2020

Oriental Art Supply presents a review of BK08: 100 Birds by O-shi Yang. A revered modern master of Chinese Brush Painting, O-shi Yang has also authored some of the best quality instructional books on the genre. Acceptably detailed and ambitious in scope, 100 Birds covers a gamut of birds from song birds, to aquatic birds, and birds of prey and more. 217 pages with instruction in both English and Chinese. To buy and to get more information on the book visit: 100 Birds by O-shi Yang For the best brushes, paper, ink, instruction, videos, and accessories for Chinese Brush Painting, Calligraphy and Japanese Sumi-e visit: https://orientalartsupply.com

OAS Book Review: Drawing Lotus by Ho Kung-shang
Video / June 1, 2020

We. review the unique book Drawing Lotus by Ho Kung-shang. This unique book presents the work of seven different master artists side-by-siden on the same subject. This affords the reader the opportunity to compare styles and color palettes of different masters on the same subject. The book contains illustrative instruction in differing levels of detail for each master artist and background and general instruction in both Chinese and English. Featured masters: Chang Ta-Chin, Cha Shao-ang, Yang Shan-shen, Wu Hsueh-jang, Chao Sung-chuan, Su Feng-nan, Wu Chi-ching To purchase this book please visit: https://orientalartsupply.com/products/drawing-painting-lotus-by-ho-kung-shan?_pos=1&_sid=711ab71ea&_ss=r For the best brushes, paper, ink, colors, accessories, and instruction for Chinese Brush Painting, Japanese Sumi-e or Asian Brush Arts visit us at: https://www.orientalartsupply.com

OAS Book Review: ABC of Chinese Painting by Ning Yeh
Video / May 16, 2020

Book Review of the ABC of Chinese Painting by Ning Yeh. This book offers a focus on mastering the use of color in Chinese Painting. It provides a critical bridge into the wonderful worlds of Chinese Flower Painting and Chinese Landscape Painting. For more information or to order the book visit: ABC of Chinese Painting by Ning Yeh For the best brushes, paper, books, lessons, videos, paper and accessories for Chinese Brush Painting or Sumi-e visit us at: https://orientalartsupply.com

OAS Book Review: How to Paint Song Birds
Video / May 9, 2020

We are trying a new format for video book reviews. The idea is to give you an enhanced experience of what it would be like to flip through the book in person. This book is from a series call How to Paint. You can see all the books in the series here: https://orientalartsupply.com/collections/books/how-to-paint-book-series This book is P017 on our website and you can buy the book or find out more information here: https://orientalartsupply.com/collections/books/products/how-to-draw-song-birds As always for the best books, brushes, ink, paper, accessories and other supplies and materials for Chinese brush painting, Chinese Calligraphy, Japanese Sumi-e or any other style of Asian brush painting visit our website at https://orientalartsupply.com/