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Handmade Ceramic Water Dropper (Bamboo design)

Designer: Oriental Garden Handmade; available to ship worldwide. Weight: 70 grams Size: 4.6…$28.37 (USD)

李廷珪宝墨 Premium Li Ting Gui Precious Oil Soot Black Inkstick

Type: Premium Oil Soot This is the most famous inkstick in Chinese history.…$70.92 (USD)

Ceramic Earrings Kissing Ears 3

Kiss Your Ears. --- This winter, you ears will no longer feel lonely.…$27.50 (USD)

Inkston 0603Ws 经典狼毫小 Small Classic Lang Hao Wolf Brush

   $17.80 (USD)

Happy New Year from Inkston

新年快乐 Happy New Year 万事如意 May all your wishes come true

Mounting Wool Brush

This is a special wide wool brush made from 24 long-pointed wool brushes…$20.90$28.60

White Ceramic Ink Palette/ Reservoir

Size: 8.1 * 9.2 cm (the depth of each plate is 0.6 cm)…$13.20 (USD)

Red Star 一级中白云 Zhong BaiYun White Cloud JianHao Brush M

Special Note: Size M brush is suitable for class regular script calligraphy. It…$9.15 (USD)

恽寿平 Yun Shou Ping Landscape Flowers and Birds Painting Album

Author: Yun Shou Ping 恽寿平(Qing Dynasty) Publishing House: China Book Shop 中国书店 1st edition,…$9.81 (USD)

Ancient Chinese Flower Paintings by Yun Shou Ping 惲壽平

Painting gallery of Yun Shou Ping [恽寿平] (1633-1690) famous for his paintings of flowers and animals.

Chieh Tzu Yuan Manual of the Mustard Seed Garden 芥子园画传 single book

Price is for 1 book from the set.$9.55$13.34

Flower Petals – Mustard Seed Garden

Part of a series of articles on painting techniques from 'Mustard Seed Garden' manual and encyclopedia of chinese painting. Cover…

INKSTON 1603 Xuan Paper

INKSTON 1603 Xuan paper contains 16% Pteroceltis Tatarinowii tree bark from 3 year…

INKSTON Shimmer Plus Xuan Paper Mica Sized

Sized papers with added Mica to create the Shimmer effect, made with alpine…$20.90$121.00

天字藤黄 Gamboge Yellow Plant Color 5g

How to use: dissolve the colour chips in clean warm water. Then it is…$4.95 (USD)

Ancient mine crazed-vein pattern hand-carved She inkstone

Special feature of the stone: precious ancient mine high grade She inkstone. The…$1,210.00 (USD)

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铁斋翁 Tie Zhai Weng Traditional Oil Soot Black Inkstick

Decorated with peony flowers. $16.73 (USD)

石绿 Malachite Green Mineral Color 5g

  How to use: dissolve the colour chips in clean warm water. Then it…$5.50 (USD)

Water Dropper * model b

Size: 6 cm Diameter; 5 cm Height Net Weight: 73 g Glaze: slightly…$4.95 (USD)

Inkstone Cleaner

material: special condensed mud which is used specially to clean inkstone surface size of…$7.70 (USD)

石青 Blue Azurite Mineral Colour 5g

Feature: The colour is very fine and pure. Storage: keep it in dry, clean,…$9.90 (USD)

Ceramic Pestle and Mortar for Making Colours

Special Features: it is a special tool to make colours. The inside of…$9.90 (USD)

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Handmade Designer Ceramic Rabbit Pen Rest Set

Set of three beautiful rabbit designs . Handmade: 7 days. Designer: 几象 JiXiang.$42.90 $33.00

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Red Star 经典楷笔 Classic Calligraphy Lang Hao Wolf Brush Set

Set of 3 Red Star Classic Calligraphy Lang Hao Wolf Brushes: Large, Medium,…$59.02 $50.17

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INKSTON Rectangular Inkstone without Cover

Rectangular inkstone made with natural stone, available in a range of sizes: 8" -… $12.10 (USD)

 富春山居图 Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains

Fuchun River 富春江 is located in the middle of Zhejiang Province. The sceneries on both sides of the Fuchun river…

Marie’s Chinese Painting set 12/18/24 Colours in 12ml tubes

Marie's sets of classic colours for Chinese painting, 3 different size sets of…$10.78$21.46

石绿 Malachite Green Mineral Color 5g

  How to use: dissolve the colour chips in clean warm water. Then it…$5.50 (USD)

Free Shipping: Red Star Jing Pi 净皮 Xuan Paper 69 * 138 cm

Only available in whole pack of 100 sheets. Size: 69 * 138 cm…$599.50 (USD)

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Classic Ceramic Brush Holder

Colour: grey Surface: creamy. $48.40 (USD)

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Chinese Painting Kit 10 items (save 52.32 USD)

This is a special selection for Chinese painting/ Sumi-E painting purposes. The whole… $97.90 (USD)

Zhao Mengfu Paintings

Painting gallery for Zhao Mengfu, 赵孟頫 1254-1322, one of the most famous and important calligraphers and painters in Chinese art…

Inkston 0700Ws 梅骨 Meigu Big 狼毫 Lang Hao Wolf brush

Brush Shaft: black sandalwood, very fine. Suitable Calligraphy Types: Big Cursive script; big…$76.20 (USD)

INKSTON Diamond Sutra Calligraphy Paper 500cm

Note: decorative paper might not be available immediately to ship. If we are…$9.90 (USD)

轻胶赭石 Low Resin Ochre Brown Mineral Color 5g

How to use: dissolve the colour chips in clean warm water. Then it is…$3.19 (USD)

Lin FengMian 林风眠

We love Lin FengMian's art! Lin FengMian started Chinese painting at age of 6 by learning Manual of the Mustard…

Red Star 极品石獾长锋 Extra Fine Shi Huan “Stone Badger” Long Pointed Brush

Red Star 极品石獾长锋 Extra Fine Shi Huan "Stone Badger" Long Pointed Brush$28.45 (USD)

Red Star 点梅 “Prune Dot” Lang Hao “Wolf” Brush

This well selected hair is good at making sharp lines. The hair is…$8.58 (USD)

Yellow Mountain, HuangShan

Inkston studio has moved to Yellow Mountain to be closer to all our workshops! Yellow Mountain or 黄山 Huangshan, is…

Red Star 狼羊兼毫 (四)Jian Hao “Wolf-Wool” Combination Brush #4

Red Star 狼羊兼毫 (四)Jian Hao "Wolf-Wool" Combination Brush #4$8.79 (USD)

千里江山图 A Thousand Lis of Rivers and Mountains

  At the end of the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1279), the whole China was facing a series of problems. The…

Chinese Painting/ Sumi E Colour Mixing Chart

In this article, we have listed some popular formulas to create new colours. The colour on the right end of…

Red Star Te Pi 特皮 Jade 10-20% Sized Xuan Paper 97 * 180 cm

Only available in whole pack of 100 sheets. Size: 97 * 180 cm Grade:…$946.00 (USD)

Jiang SiXu Tang Chinese Paint 30ml Titanium White 钛白

The price is for one bottle of 30 ml paints. These paints are…$4.40 (USD)

Why is it the pig?

5th February is Chinese New Year for 2019, the year of pig. According to lunar calendar, this year of pig…

INKSTON Expert Landscape Xuan Paper

INKSTON Expert Landscape Xuan paper contains 65 to 75% Pteroceltis Tatarinowii tree bark,…$22.60$153.00

Round Inkstone with Cover

 Round shape inkstone made with natural stone with a specially made stone cover, available…$18.37$21.56

Water Dropper * model c

Size: 6.5 cm Diameter; 3.5 cm Height Net Weight: 92 g Glaze: slightly…$4.95 (USD)

Year of the Dog Painting Competition

Painting competition to celebrate Chinese Year of the Dog 2018. This February China has a week long Chinese New Year…

inkston Xuan Paper sample pack

NOTE: this paper is currently under production! We accept pre-order now. If the…$0.00 (USD)

Mounting Paper Tape

The paper tape is used to hide the mounting edges, especially when you…$0.99$2.42

Inkston 0903Ws 花枝俏 “Flower Brush” Extra Fine Detail LangHao Wolf brush

Shaft: bamboo Hair: 100% weasel Suitable for: Chinese Gongbihua Painting (to draw narrow lines), or very…$7.17 (USD)

Flower Stems – painting techniques from Mustard Seed Garden

Part of a series of articles on painting techniques from 'Mustard Seed Garden' manual and encyclopedia of chinese painting. Cover…

Kuretake Sakura Chinese Painting Set of 12/18/24 x 12ml Colour tubes

Sets of classic Chinese painting colours from Kuretake in 12ml tubes, choose above…$24.23$44.87

Japanese Bronze Paperweight 2 Pieces

material: bronze weight: 170g * 2 size: 21 * 1 * 1 cm price is…$20.14 (USD)

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Speckled “Yellow Caviar” hand-carved She Inkstone

Special feature of the stone: Eel Yellow Caviar She stone from Ji Yuan… $330.00 (USD)

Water Dropper * model a

Size: 6.5 cm Diameter; 3.5 cm Height Net Weight: 75.3 g Glaze: slightly…$4.95 (USD)

INKSTON Gold Fleck Plus, half-treated Xuan Paper

We have updated the paper recipe and improved the way, which we used…$27.50$153.00

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Silk Embroidery Cushion Cover

Luxury silk cushion cover with black organza silk back, organza lining and richly… $97.90 (USD)

Red Star 3 Star 10-20% Sized Practice Xuan Paper 69 * 138 cm

Only available in whole pack of 100 sheets. Size: 69 * 138 cm Grade: 3 star,…$219.53 (USD)

Painting Guide for Gongbi Style

Since our first article How to Paint Gongbi Style: Lotus Out of Water, we have received quite a few queries…

Professional 12 Colours Set A 5g * 12

How to use: dissolve the colour chips in clean warm water. Then it is…$57.97

Xuan Paper Buyer Guide

This guide >40 different grades of Xuan papers in our shop. Perfect Xuan has the highest concentration of quality tree…

ShuNan Bamboo Sea 蜀南竹海, Bamboo Life

ShuNan 蜀南 means "Shu South" the southern part of the ancient Shu kingdom (now Sichuan province). ShuNan Bamboo Sea (蜀南竹海)…

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…

金不易 Jin Bu Yi Fine Oil Soot Black Inkstick

Old Hu Kai Wen premium inkstick "Jin Bu Yi" “worth more than gold”…$24.97$44.00

Luxury Handmade Qiang Silver Double Earring set

Pair of silver earrings, each one has a double decoration with five chains…$124.19 (USD)

Red Star 狼羊兼毫 (三)Jian Hao “Wolf-Wool” Combination Brush #3

Red Star 狼羊兼毫 (三)Jian Hao "Wolf-Wool" Combination Brush #3$9.53 (USD)

Floral composition – painting techniques from Mustard Seed Garden

Cover Photo: 秋海棠图页 Autumn Begonia, painted by (to be confirmed). Different from our other posts on Mustard Seed Garden tutorial, this…

Square Water Dropper (Square Corners)

Handmade by Designer: Yan Song Bin and his wife 严宋赟 Weight: 68.5 grams Size:…$62.10 (USD)

赵孟頫 Zhao MengFu Heart Sutra

Intro: this gallery might be difficult for you if you are not familiar with Chinese semi-cursive script. However, if you…

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郑板桥 Zheng BanQiao Bamboo Inksticks Set

This is a set of black inksticks specially made for painting in the… $75.90 (USD)

Rippling Wave pattern hand-carved She inkstone

Special Note: These pieces are made to order and take 2 weeks to…$385.00 (USD)

Inksticks Buyer’s Guide

Over 80 handmade Hui inksticks, special mixes for different painting effects, professional, historic & collectible designs from Old Hu Kai…

Chinese Colours

Inkston supplies the finest traditional colours available from Jiang SiXu Tang and Old Hu Kai Wen: PS., if you are…

Seal Stone “Rock”

Colour: white mixed with brown colours. (colour of all inkston seal stones is natural…$1.10 (USD)

Four Gentlemen: Bamboo – painting techniques from Mustard Seed Garden – 兰竹梅菊 : 竹 zhú

Part of a series of articles on painting techniques from 'Mustard Seed Garden' manual and encyclopedia of chinese painting. Cover…

Flower Leaves – painting techniques from Mustard Seed Garden

Part of a series of articles on painting techniques from 'Mustard Seed Garden' manual and encyclopedia of chinese painting. Inkston…

Machine-made Xuan Paper for Practice Purpose

Machine-made Xuan paper: the main ingredients for the papers are similar to the traditional…$9.74$93.50

INKSTON Perfect 85 Xuan Paper

Perfect 85 is prepared using the finest ingredients and production process the highest…$75.90$515.90

INKSTON Expert Calligraphy Xuan Paper

INKSTON Expert Calligraphy Xuan paper contains 65 to 75% Pteroceltis Tatarinowii tree bark,…$20.90$153.03

Red Star 一级小白云 Xiao BaiYun White Cloud JianHao Brush S

Red Star 一级小白云 Xiao BaiYun White Cloud JianHao Brush S$8.01 (USD)

Inkston 0602Ws 经典狼毫中 Medium Classic Lang Hao Wolf Brush

Craftsman: Xu Shi Chun  $19.31 (USD)

Xuan Paper with squares for Calligraphy Practice 63.5 * 33.3 cm (10*10cm squares)

Xuan paper type: "half cooked" semi-sized Xuan paper, perfect for calligraphy practice. One…$12.10 (USD)

Chinese Painting Silk *85 by 200 cm

This is a very fine durable Chinese painting silk, which is thicker than…$33.00 (USD)

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Jiang SiXu Tang Chinese Paints 30 ml (set of 19 colours also available individually)

Please note: according to recent shipping regulations, these paints cannot be shipped to…$83.60 $79.42

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Inkston WsWl 古法白云 GuFa BaiYun “Traditional White Cloud ” 兼毫 Jian Hao Combination Brush Set

Special Feature: 60 – 65% weasel hair, 35 – 40% wool. The inside…$53.81 $45.74

Inkston 2019 Pig Painting Competition

(This painting of pig is a famous artwork of Qing Dynasty artist 任薰 Ren Xun, 1835 - 1893. It is…

Mounting Paper – Thin 144x76cm

This is thin mounting paper. The size is 144 * 76 cm per…$1.65 (USD)

Pentel Paints 30 ml (silver, gold) made in Japan

The price is for one bottle of 30ml paint. These paints are the…$4.95 (USD)

How to paint Gongbi style: Lotus Out of Water

A practical example of how to do a Gongbi style chinese detail painting using a famous lotus flower painting as…

Chocolate

Designer: Ou Jing. It is simple elegant ceramic pendant come along with a…$24.20 (USD)

Size My Xuan Paper?

Cover Photo: Inkston Xuan Paper Workshop Craftsman, taken on 6th June, 2018. How to make your raw Xuan paper more…

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Gongbi Painting Material Kit (20 items)

Plus these 18 items listed on this page, you will also get one…$146.72 $139.38

Inkston 0801SW 豹狼毫 Bao Lang Hao Large Leopard Wolf Brush (Squirrel/Weasel)

Shaft: wood Hair: 50% Squirrel Hair, 50% Weasel Size of the Brush: 340 * 20…$33.94 (USD)

Red Star 加料羊毫小楷 Pro Yang Hao Wool Brush Small

Brand: Red Star 红星 Suitable for: professional calligraphy, small scale Chinese painting Recommend to:…$17.62 (USD)

Chinese Art Dictionary

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

滋兰树惠 Orchid Quan Soot Black Inkstick

滋兰树惠 Orchid Quan Soot Black Inkstick$6.94$17.49

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大观宝墨 Da Guan Bao Mo Pine Soot Black Inkstick

    $44.41 (USD)

Emperor Huizong of Song and His Work of Art

  Emperor Huizong, personal name Zhao Ji, was in reign from 1100 to 1126. Although he has never been considered…

Red Star 经典楷笔 Classic Calligraphy Lang Hao Wolf Brush L

Hair:  This well selected weasel hair is good at making sharp lines. The…$22.35 (USD)

Painting Mat (black colour)

material: wool, polyester colour: the new updated mat is black colour main functions:…$5.28$7.48

Red Star 点梅 “Prune Dot” Lang Hao “Wolf” Brush

This well selected hair is good at making sharp lines. The hair is…$8.58 (USD)

Painting Mat (black colour)

material: wool, polyester colour: the new updated mat is black colour main functions:…$5.28$7.48

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Red Star 京抓 Pro Jing Zhua Yang Hao Wool Brush Set

Set of 5 large premium quality brushes from Red Star. These brushes are…$168.54 $160.11

Painting Silk

Silk and tea might be the two most well-known products when we talk about China. Besides using for clothing, silk…

特级花青膏 Extra Fine Indigo Plant Color 5g

Colour: 特级花青膏 Fine Indigo   How to use: dissolve the colour chips in clean…$9.46 (USD)

Red Star 闲趣 (小) Xian Qu Leisure Wolf Brush Small

Red Star 闲趣 (小) Xian Qu Leisure Wolf Brush Small$15.46 (USD)

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Red Star 加料冬狼毫 Dong Lang Hao Pro Winter Wolf Brush Set

Set of 3 Red Star premium brand professional calligraphy brushes, also available separately:…$119.34 $95.47

Corn Silk Paper

This is fine 30.6 gsm paper, in 70 * 138 cm. Natural corn silk…$38.50$247.50

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Inkston 0200WsWl 精品兼毫 Extra-large Fine Jian Hao Combination Brush

Brush Hair Size: 1.4 * 6.2 cm. Brush Size: 32 * 1.8 *… $22.00 (USD)

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Speckled “Yellow Caviar” Round hand-carved She Inkstone

10.2cm/4" diameter round hand carved professional Inkstone Special feature of the stone: Eel… $341.00 (USD)

Personalized Art Seal — Jin Shen 金声

This is the chance for you get a personalized seal designed and hand-carved by…$88.00 (USD)

David Reid – Colourful Inspirations in Materials

Have you encountered difficulties when combining Western painting techniques with Chinese ones? I only use water-based inks on Chinese papers.…

Flower Heads – painting techniques from Mustard Seed Garden

Cover Photo: peach blossom and willow branches 桃花柳枝, by Yun ShouPing. Check Ancient Chinese Flower Paintings by Yun Shou Ping…

Smooth vein hand-carved She inkstone in fitted wooden box

Special feature of the stone: new mine She inkstone with natural veins.$143.00 (USD)

Inkston Gongbi Detail LangHao Wolf Brush Set

This is a set of very classic and versatile Gongbi painting brushes. These…$33.00 (USD)

Inkston Initial Brush Set for Sumi E Beginners

This set is designed and made by Inkston Brush workshop specially for beginners…$22.80 (USD)

Four Gentlemen: Plum blossom – painting techniques from Mustard Seed Garden – 兰竹梅菊 : 梅花 méihuā

Part of a series of articles on painting techniques from 'Mustard Seed Garden' manual and encyclopedia of chinese painting. Plum…

Ceramic White Mountain Brush Rest

Designer: Ji Xiang Handmade Piece; ready to ship. Weight: 120 grams Size: 19.5…$21.80 (USD)

Inkstone Cleaner

material: special condensed mud which is used specially to clean inkstone surface size of…$7.70 (USD)

龙凤墨 Dragon and Phoenix Quan Soot Black Inkstick

Soot Type: Quan Soot Packaging: Cardboard Box / Glass Box Available in 3…$4.68$13.67

Chinese Ink – traditional handmade inksticks

Inkstick introduction Chinese ink is produced in stick form rather than liquid, so it lasts for generations without drying out.  To…

Jiang SiXu Tang Chinese Paints 30 ml Deep Indigo 花青

The price is for one bottle of 30 ml paints. These paints are…$4.40 (USD)

朱砂墨 Cinnabar Inkstick

 $17.60 (USD)

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大好山水 Great ShanShui Landscape Turpentine Soot Black Inkstick

Decorated with landscape painting and ancient Chinese poet.   $13.46 (USD)

Insects – painting techniques from Mustard Seed Garden

Part of a series of articles on painting techniques from 'Mustard Seed Garden' manual and encyclopedia of chinese painting. Cover…

White Ceramic Ink Palette/ Reservoir 10.7 * 2cm

Special Features: a very portable ceramic palette for preparing colours. The ceramic is…$1.32 (USD)

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五彩凤 5 Colours Phoenix Set

A set of 5 colour inksticks in different colours, each with Phoenix decoration. Five… $15.36 (USD)

Red Star Te Pi 特皮 Xuan Paper 97 * 180 cm

Only available in whole pack of 100 sheets. Size: 97 * 180 cm Grade:…$946.00 (USD)

Mounting Brush

Note: please read the article about mounting, it is highly recommended to boil…$12.10$16.50

Wenzhou Pi Paper 皮纸

This is a roll of Mulberry paper 46cm wide and 25m long, this…$16.50 (USD)

#inktober 2017 ink offers

inktober offer: 15% off all inksticks until end October 2017 with coupon 'inktober' try a new ink for inktober or…

Red Star 经典楷笔 Classic Calligraphy Lang Hao Wolf Brush S

Hair:  This well selected weasel hair is good at making sharp lines. The…$17.18 (USD)

Manual of the Mustard Seed Garden

Manual of the Mustard Seed Garden, 芥子園畫譜, is the very first collection of guides about Chinese painting and is still referred to…

任伯年 Ren Bo Nian Flowers Painting Album

Author: Ren Bo Nian 任伯年 Publishing House: China Book Shop 中国书店 1st edition, published on…$12.05 (USD)

Seal Stone “Lake”

Colour: deep green (colour of all inkston seal stones is natural and not modified…$2.75 (USD)

Chinese Art at Museums in London

London has great museums. If you are in UK, you might not want to miss these exhibitions. In this post,…

Red Star 紫露 (红) Lux Zi Hao Rabbit Brush (Red)

Red Star 紫露 (红) Lux Zi Hao Rabbit Brush (Red)$51.89 (USD)

XiLing Seal Engraver’s Society

writer: Felice Vuylsteke ONE LOOK GIVES A BEAUTIFUL PANORAMIC SIGHT ON WEST LAKE, ANOTHER LOOK AT THE ENTRANCE OF THE…

Unique Piece: tea cup/ saki cup

Designer: Ankl Wang Material: White Gaoling Clay Weight: 105 g Temperature: 1320 degrees Since each…$23.10 (USD)

Painting Fancy with Gold

  For people who are familiar with traditional Chinese paintings, it is obvious that there is an unspoken rule related…

Teapot Design Water Dropper

Designer: Yan Song Bin and his wife 严宋赟 Weight: 70 grams Size: 5.5 cm…$66.00 (USD)

苍炱 Cang Tai Pine Soot Black Inkstick

Super fine black inkstick of pure pine soot. It has a matt black colour…$28.80 (USD)

Porcelain Water Dropper * model d

Size: 6.5 cm Diameter; 3.5 cm Height Glaze: white, slightly grey Feature: hand painted Made…$4.95 (USD)

Bird painting techniques from Mustard Seed Garden

Part of a series of articles on painting techniques from 'Mustard Seed Garden' manual and encyclopedia of chinese painting. Flower…

Handmade Ceramic Rabbit Pen Rest

Three different designs of rabbit. Designer: 几象, JiXiang. Handmade: 7 days.  $14.30$33.00

Inkston 0403Ws 北尾狼毫联笔 Beiwei LangHao Wolf brush

Brush Hair Size: 1 * 4.4 cm. Brush Size: 30.5 * 1.3 *…$22.68 (USD)

Become a Japanese Calligrapher – Sol Michiels

Please note: This interview was done in DUTCH. In the second part of this post, you will find dutch version.…

Red Star 经典楷笔 Classic Calligraphy Lang Hao Wolf Brush M

Hair:  This well selected weasel hair is good at making sharp lines. The…$19.48 (USD)

Famous Ancient Chinese Painting Album – Flowers, Vegetables, Fruits

A set of high definition copies of famous ancient Chinese paintings on flower,…$16.53 (USD)

Seal Stone “Grace”

Colour: light green mixed with white background jade colour. (colour of all inkston…$9.35$11.00

Visit to Old Hu Kai Wen Factory

Recently Bruges Confucius Institute came with inkston to visit the Old Hu Kai Wen Factory to see how the traditional…

Red Star 一级大白云 Da BaiYun White Cloud JianHao Brush L

Red Star 一级大白云 Da BaiYun White Cloud JianHao Brush L$10.30 (USD)

Classic Ceramic Brush Rest (small size)

  Hand painted; made at inkston Jing De Zhen ceramic workshop. It can hold…$3.30 (USD)

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福禄寿喜 Birthday Set (Fu Lu Shou Xi)

A set of four black inksticks carved with Chinese gods for happiness, longevity,… $13.01 (USD)

Four Gentlemen: Chrysanthemum – painting techniques from Mustard Seed Garden – 兰竹梅菊 : 菊花 júhuā

菊:凌霜飘逸,特立独行,不趋炎势,是为世外隐士。 Chrysanthemums "菊花 júhuā", are one of the traditional 'four gentlemen' of Chinese painting, representing autumn. (The others are plum…

Inkston Packaging update for Christmas season

Inkston makes every effort to ensure items are safely and beautifully packaged.  Your inkston product should arrive in perfect condition,…

Half Cooked Xuan Paper

This is fine 27gsm paper, in large 138 x 70cm or 138 x…$20.90$145.20

Red Star Te Pi 特皮 Xuan Paper 69 * 138 cm

Only available in whole pack of 100 sheets. Size: 69 * 138 cm…$541.20 (USD)

Bronze Vise

This is a heavy bronze vise to help hold seal while carving. It…$108.90 (USD)

Inkstone, a work of art for making art

Richly carved polished inkstones are the chief of China’s "Four Treasures of the Study" a collectable treasure passed on for…

Jiang SiXu Tang Chinese Paints 30 ml Gamboge Saffron/Mustard Yellow 藤黄

The price is for one bottle of 30 ml paints. These paints are…$4.40 (USD)

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…

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)…

蛤白膏 Pearl White Mineral Colour 5g

Colour: White 蛤白膏 ; colour is made from shells. This white is translucent and can…$3.96 (USD)

Round – gloss finish water dropper, modern/minimalist

Designer: Handmade by Yan Song Bin and his wife 严宋赟夫妻 Weight: 68.65 grams Size:…$66.00 (USD)

Chinese Seal Stones

For people who would like to carve their own seals, know how to choose a proper seal stone is a…

Square Water Dropper (Round Corner)

Designer: Yan Song Bin 严宋赟 Handmade; Available to ship immediately worldwide. Weight: 67 grams…$51.10 (USD)

Lotus Leaf Water Dropper

Designer: Yan Song Bin Handmade; Available to ship immediately worldwide. Weight: 89 grams Size:…$49.50 (USD)

Magical Materials

If you are experienced with western painting techniques, you might find there are quite different practices in Chinese painting/ calligraphy.…

于非闇 Yu Fei An: the calligraphies which helped me to paint

Inkston Note: This article is an extract from Yu Fei An's famous little book on how he paints Gongbi style…

BaDa ShanRen

BaDa ShanRen (八大山人) is art name of Zhu Da (朱耷, 1626 - 1705). He was descendant of Ming Dynasty's first…

Floral decoration Smooth vein hand-carved She inkstone

Floral decoration Smooth vein hand-carved She inkstone$143.00 (USD)

Pre-Mounted Fine Xuan Paper Calligraphy Scroll

xuan paper printed with floral decorations and calligraphy squares and pre-mounted on silk…$16.40 (USD)

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