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Unformatted text preview: Not only would you have to teach yourself how to have a steady hand and how to be incredibly patient, but you would also have to master all of the many tools that are used to create something from ivory. I thought it was incredible how fluid some of the materials pictured in the statues looked. The artists were able to transform marble and ivory into a soft looking, fluid fabric. I also learned about a new art form which involves painting inside of small bottles with tiny, curved brushes. I really like how the Chinese government is sponsoring an art academy so that traditional Chinese art forms can be preserved and passed down to generations to come....
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This note was uploaded on 10/14/2009 for the course ANTHRO 101 taught by Professor Peters during the Spring '08 term at University of Michigan.
- Spring '08