The Tao of Sketching

The Tao of Sketching

The Complete Guide to Chinese Sketching Techniques

Book - 2006
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Award-winning artist Qu Lei Lei offers an inspirational view of art from the Chinese perspective. Instead of looking at the sketch as an end in itself, he focuses on the work as personal fulfillment for the artist and as a valued meditation. All the essential techniques are here--from choosing and using materials to mixing the ink to mastering brushstrokes. With the natural world as his subject, Lei Lei pulls out key features--water, trees, landscapes--and focuses on practical ways of depicting their different varieties. A master class covers techniques for capturing pets at play, and for conveying the spirit of all living creatures
Publisher: New York : Sterling Pub. Co., 2006.
ISBN: 9781402726279
Branch Call Number: 741.2
Characteristics: 128 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.


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