Instructional Materials
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A.B.C of Chinese Brush Painting

A.B.C compliments the Instructional Guide by offering more step-by-step, learn by yourself instruction and expanding on traditional Chinese brush painting. more >>
Our Favorite Step by Step Books
Chinese Brush Painting: An Instructional Guide

A must-have how-to book for beginners. Acclaimed artist Ning Yeh takes the reader through every aspect of traditional Chinese Brush Painting, from brush technique and color loading to composition.
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100 Flowers

Study accomplished flower and bird artist Yang O-shi's cheerful, dynamic spontaneous style paintings of 100 Flowers.
Very good referance for beginners to intermediate painters.
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Flowers & Birds: A Perspective

Yang O-shi's highly dynamic, step-by-step style of instruction makes “Flowers & Birds: A Perspective” great for beginners to intermediate painters.
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Step by Step Videos - The Four Gentlmen

Ning discusses the important attributes of composition; the balance between contrasts, bamboo construction (hosts and guests), flow, space, contour and depth. He embraces the principles of spontaneous style painting and expertly guides you through completing your bamboo masterpiece.
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Many delightful compositions of this symbol of ultimate female grace.
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Complicated flowers become so clear and simple. Beautiful colors. Fantastic finale for the Four Gentlemen.
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Plum (Flower)

Delightful pockets of beauty and strength blooming in the dead of winter.
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