Jingdezhen 景德镇 town of ceramic dreams

Jingdezhen is not only the historic center for Chinese ceramics but also the modern home of today's young artists and artisans.

Lan Ying 蓝瑛 – Flowers, Birds, and Landscape Paintings

Painting Gallery for Lan Ying (蓝瑛), famous Ming Dynasty painter of Shanshui Landscapes and Flower/Bird paintings.

Wang Hui Landscape Paintings

Painting collection of Wang Hui, 王翚 1632 - 1717 one of the best Chinese landscape painters in Chinese art history.

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.

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 history.

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…

Song Dynasty Gongbi Painting and Sketches

A selection of Song dynasty Gongbi detail paintings with accompanying sketches to help do you paint as described in "How to Paint Gongbihua"

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 an example.

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…

Xuan Brushes for Chinese Brush painting and calligraphy

What is a Xuan Brush? Xuan brushes (宣笔 Xuān bǐ) are one of the most famous Chinese brush types used for both Calligraphy and Chinese…


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…