Chinese Landscape Painting Techniques for Watercolor (Hardcover)
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Learn how to make each brushstroke count when painting classically beautiful landscapes using a combination of traditional and modern watercolor techniques.
Master artist and teacher Lian Quan Zhen shows how to blend Eastern and Western art theories, materials and techniques to create landscapes with graceful simplicity.
Chinese Landscape Painting Techniques for Watercolor includes 27 start-to-finish demonstrations, which show how to capture the spirit and mood of the landscape in all types of weather and in all four seasons. It also features a wide variety of landscape subjects from America and around the world.
About the Author
Lian Quan Zhen is an award-winning artist and teacher of watercolor and Chinese painting both nationally and abroad. He has authored three books for North Light: Chinese Painting Techniques for Exquisite Watercolors (2000); Chinese Watercolor Techniques for Painting Animals (2005); and Chinese Watercolor Techniques for Exquisite Flowers (2009). He was a featured artist in several of North Light's Painter's Quick Reference series books and has self-produced 12 step-by-step DVDs on both traditional and Chinese watercolor painting. Visit lianspainting.com.