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Chinese Brush Painting: A Hands On Introduction to the Traditional Art

Caroline Self Susan Self



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30 November 2007
Oriental art; Painting & paintings; Languages & ESL; Chinese - Cultural Material; Chinese - Teachers' Resources; Chinese - Writing Skills; Chinese - Languages
Presented in an easy-to-understand way that is perfect for children, Chinese Brush Painting stays true to the traditional principles of the art as it explains how to create beautiful, unique, and creative brush paintings at home or in the classroom. Using more than 35 hands-on painting activities, Chinese Brush Painting and its array of projects will serve as an excellent introduction for young artists ages nine and up.
By:   Caroline Self, Susan Self
Imprint:   Tuttle
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 279mm,  Width: 216mm,  Spine: 13mm
Weight:   595g
ISBN:   9780804838771
ISBN 10:   0804838771
Pages:   64
Publication Date:   30 November 2007
Audience:   General/trade ,  Children/juvenile ,  ELT Advanced ,  Children / Juvenile
Language:   Chinese
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Caroline Self has studied Asian brush painting for thirty years. She holds a degree in art from UC Berkeley and a masters degree in art education and sculpture from San Diego State University. She taught art in the San Diego City Schools for twenty-five years, and also taught Asian brush painting to children for six years at the San Diego Museum of Art. She has studied traditional brush painting with teachers in Japan, China, and Taiwan. She also paints and exhibits her colourful watercolour and acrylic paintings. Susan Self studied art in college and on trips to Europe and Asia.

Reviews for Chinese Brush Painting: A Hands On Introduction to the Traditional Art

-The ancient art of Chinese brush painting has recently become very popular and there are several fine books on the art available. Caroline Self and daughter Susan who studied art in college here offer simplified instruction for ages nine and up on painting orchids bamboo pines insects birds and landscapes.- --Library Journal

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