Silk and tea might be the two most well-known products when we talk about China. Besides using for clothing, silk has been playing an important…
Song Paintings on Silk Fan
唐画如面，宋画如酒，元画以下，渐如酒之加水，时代愈后，加水愈多，近日之昼，已经有水无酒，不能醉人，薄而无味。--- 黄宾虹(1865-1955) Tang Dynasty paintings are flat, Song Dynasty paintings are wine, paintings from Yuan Dynasty and later are going downwards. As time goes by,…
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…
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.