Puzzle Pictures

Slide the tiles to make the picture: click on the tiny pictures below to change the picture. You can also see and zoom the big…

Inkstone Buyers Guide

This is a guide to the types of stone and how to buy them, for general introduction and workshop pictures see Ink Stone, a work of…

Jiang SiXu Tang 姜思序堂 (Jiang SiXu Workshop)

Jiang SiXu Tang 姜思序堂 (Jiang SiXu Workshop) is the most prestigious natural mineral colour workshop in China. This workshop has been providing the highest grade…

Qing Dynasty Fans

A fan can be both a beautiful artwork and a useful accessory for summer! These Qing Dynasty fans are from the Royal collection in the…

Chinese Colours

Inkston supplies colours in the form of: Colour chips from Jiang SiXu Tang Colour inksticks from Old Hu Kaiwen Ink Workshop Ready-mixed paints from Jiang SiXu…

Xuan Paper Care, Storage and Mounting

How to look after your Xuan paper and options for mounting your finished painting or calligraphy.

Waina 薇娜 Calligraphic wildlife painting gallery

Calligraphic Painting gallery from Waina 薇娜 celebrated wildlife artist and Fellow of the Linnean Society, now based in UK - see waina.com

Old Hu Kai Wen 胡开文 and Li Ting Gui 李廷珪 Inksticks

The story of the old Hu Kai Wen ink workshop and Li Ting Gui ancient inks still made today in old Huizhou in Anhui province.…

Chinese Art Dictionary

Here we are starting a little dictionary showing Simplified and Traditional Chinese characters (where different) Pinyin and English. Key words 畫 / 画 Huà painting…

Mounted and Decorative Xuan Papers

A range of Xuan papers mounted on card, gold, red white and other colours and designs, cut into square, circle or other traditional shapes and…

Brush Buyer Guide

Over 60 brushes including specialist and premium Red Star and a value range from Inkston, all quality handmade Xuan brushes from traditional workshop in Anhui. Special…

Chinese art gifts in UK for immediate Europe-wide delivery

A selection of beautifully packaged handmade Chinese art materials in stock in UK fulfilment centre for immediate delivery to UK and Europe.  Items are ready packed…