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Chapter 9 - Chinese Calligraphy Chapter IX: Calligraphy and...

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Chinese Calligraphy Chapter IX: Calligraphy and Painting
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10/06/09 2 Main difference between Chinese painting and Western painting In the west, traditional art of painting is closely related to sculpture. Realistically representing the object. Emphasizing light and shade
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10/06/09 3 Main difference between Chinese painting and Western painting Chinese painting is derived from ancient Chinese scripts. It is executed with the same type of tools as Chinese writing. Light and shade play little part. Presenting object not scientifically, but subjectively.
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10/06/09 4 Treatment of the brush stroke is the basis for Chinese painting The design of a painting is constructed from the same living strokes as in writing. strokes are sure and spontaneous combination liberates the visual beauty
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10/06/09 5 Three categories of subject-matter: Figure painting ( h ) Landscape painting ( h ) Bird-and-flower painting ( h ) Includes all other plants and animals
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10/06/09 6 Two fundamental techniques Kung Pi (“fine-stroke” method)
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