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Chinese Painting Gift Wrap

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Chinese Painting Gift Wrap

I I like to wrap my gifts or products with kraft paper for some reasons. I think it was influenced from a Taiwanese movie I've seen back in 2008. Kraft paper gave a sense of natural and organic and romantic feel of it. I think back in the days, people used to mail their packagings with a jute string to make sure their packaging won't fall apart while transit. Nowadays, we won't allow to do that anymore because the strings would jam our post office machines.  A featured photo from a movie 海角七号 My friend's wedding is coming this October, I made a...

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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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