Chinese Su Ink landscape painting tips with Wang Zirang

Wang Zirang a follower of Huang Binhong and leading Xin'An artist tells us about Chinese Su ink painting.

Qiang Embroidery Apron

  According to legends of the Three Kingdoms period (AD 220–280), when fighting continued along the Qiang and Shu (蜀) borders, the Qiang women were brave and…

China’s Four Treasures of the Study

  The "Four Treasures of the Study" 文房四宝 wén fáng sì bǎo, the brush 笔 bǐ, ink 墨 mò  ink stone yàn, and the paper…

Silver

Silver culture is very strong among Miao, Tibetan, Qiang minority peoples is South-West China. Silver plays an important role in daily life and events such…

Xuan Paper Making – a UNESCO intangible heritage

Xuan paper making matured over 1,000 years ago in the Tang dynasty, following original invention of paper by Cai Lun (7-121) and is regarded as one…

Chinese Xuan 1,000 year old Truth paper

What is Xuan paper? In China there is a special paper, famous as one of China's Four Treasures of the Study, that has proved to…

Sichuan: Food, Pandas, Mountains and Spirituality

Sichuan, literal meaning “four river plains” is one of the largest and most populous and important provinces in China. Sichuan is famous for its Pandas…

JiuZhaiGou remote mountains, valleys, lakes and waterfalls

Jiuzhaigou Valley [9 village valley] is a famously beautiful area of lakes and waterfalls in the North of Sichuan on the edge of the Tibetan plateau,…

Luo Yan 罗雁

inkston.com founder Yan is from Chengdu area of Sichuan. After the 2008 Sichuan earthquake Yan worked as a volunteer on the disaster relief effort. The…

Huang Guohong 黄国鸿 – Chinese GongBi Detail Painting

Huang Guohong (黄国鸿), GongBi painter from Shexian, Huizhou, near Huangshan (Yellow Mountain) in Anhui tells us about Chinese GongBi detail Painting.

Wang Hui 汪辉 — Chinese Abstract Painting

In this article, Wang Hui 汪辉 tells us about Chinese Abstract Painting. Shexian, Huizhou, near Huangshan (Yellow Mountain) in Anhui province has long been recognised…

Silk

Chinese silk has a legendary history of thousands of years. In the Sichuan area silk production is believed to be invented or started by Cancong,…