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student prank with Wang Ziwu 王子武

chickens after Wang Ziwu
Traditionally, the Academy in Beijing invited well-known painters of classical Chinese painting to demonstrate their painting techniques on Saturday mornings. The purpose of the exercise was to give the students an insight into topics such as the structure of the picture, brush and ink techniques of well-known painters. Twice the academy responded to a suggestion from me and since the […]
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when I first met Lu Yanshao 陸儼少

photo of lu yanshao
In the late 1980s I had the chance to study at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing. Traditionally, on Saturday mornings, the Academy invited well-known painters of classical Chinese painting to demonstrate their way of painting. The purpose of the exercise was to give the students an insight into topics such as the structure of the picture, brush […]
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portraits – a new page

girl from the PLO gouache painting
A new page has been added: Portraits. It links to 5 series of portraits and a page with previous portrait paintings. My series generally consist of some 20-30 works. The unsold ones are listed. The early works are mostly oil-paintings and more will be listed soon. PORTRAITS
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new homepage

calligraphy artwork by friedrich zettl
In order to be able to realize this project better both as a homepage and as a blog, we have put a new homepage online: zettl.fr This page will be continued as usual.
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