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 恽寿平 for more of his…

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 post helps to paint three…

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 and Bird are always popular…

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 Picture Cover pictures by master…

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 Picture Here's an example of…

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 Picture Cover picture is by…

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 Summary A complete flower painting…

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 Picture Here's an example of…

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 today. It shows people how…

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 blossoms - symbol of winter…