Chinese Painting

Chinese painting is one of the oldest continuing artistic traditions in the world. Both exquisite and straightforward, Chinese paintings present a simple beauty that can be mystifying. Like calligraphy, this art form also emphasizes motion, communicated in each stroke of color.Since similar tools were used to draw lines for the earliest painting and writing, painting and calligraphy are said to share the same region. Chinese painting often include poems and/or calligraphy. They also often bear the seals of their various owners. Thus the four art forms are integrated, providing a richer aesthetic experience. In this section, you will get the chance to create a painting and also learn about:

  • Different styles of paintings through the dynasties
  • Famous artists and their contributions
  • How the dynamics of motion become evident on paper
  • Creat your own paintings

Pictures of Our Painting Class