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Dragonfly Mug Painting Process

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Dragonfly Mug Painting Process

  I found a blue dragonfly rested on my deck two days ago. She allowed me to take a couple of shots of her up close. I usually see dragonflies flying or a quick stop on a plant. Her presence inspired my subject in my painting. Later, dragonflies and orchids have become a design on an enamel mug. Below is a speeding drawing of my dragonfly and orchid design In traditional Chinese painting, always included a red seal and a poem next to the painting. I don't know any gracefulness poem to add to my painting yet, so I wrote...

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Chinese Brush Painting - Orchid on Rock

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Chinese Brush Painting - Orchid on Rock

Chinese Brush Painting is always fascinated me. It is free style painting no sketches or no model is used to prepare before the painting. These is no correction from first stroke to last stroke which is very different from Western watercolor painting. Western watercolor technique,where sketches in prepare before hand, and correction and over painting are a part of the painting process. Nowadays many modern Chinese painting masters have developed their own styles even different technique on their own. Like this picture below, this artist was using the side of her right hand to paint mountains   This artist outlined the subjects in the large painting first then...

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