Tag: chinese painting

just blossoms and buds

graphic with 3 blossoms ink on hemp paper
In Chinese painting, opposites play an important role: emptiness - existing, calm - movement, strength - weakness, etc. In a small series, I tried to capture and express some of these ideas.
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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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index for landscape paintings added

traditional landscape by friedrich zettl
A new page has been added, an index for several series of landscape paintings, mainly works in ink on rice paper. In addition to very early works, there are landscape paintings after Chinese masters or own works https://zettl.blog/landscapes-山水画/
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