Tag Results for: Painting  Found: 15 Results

Tibet – Thangka Artist: Yundrung Loyul Posted May 19, 2016 by Chinavine

Yundrung Loyul lives and works in the town of Drango (head of the rock). Drango sits on a mountain slope and in the valley at the confluence of the Zhe-chu and Nyi-chu rivers. Yundrung Loyul describes himself as being of ...

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Tibet – Thangka Artist: Gam Pol Posted May 19, 2016 by Chinavine

Gam Pol lives and works in Dêge. At the age of twelve, he began to learn thangka painting from his uncle Qumi Dorje. His uncle studied with the Lama of Dor Zhg Monastery. Gam Pol paints in the Garxue or ...

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Tibet – Thangka Painting: Introduction Posted May 19, 2016 by Chinavine

Several types of painting can be found in Tibet. These types include paintings on rock, frescoes, and thangka. The thangka, meaning painted scroll, possibly originating in Nepal or India, is a cloth-mounted painting of Buddha, bodhisattvas, other Buddhist deities, important ...

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Tibet – Introduction Posted May 19, 2016 by Chinavine

Tibet (Bod in Tibetan (pronounced Po) is geographically and culturally defined by the high elevation Tibetan Plateau. This steppe spans approximately two thousand miles (3,219 km) from east to west and one thousand miles (1,609 km) from north to south. ...

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Painting: Zhang Jianlong – Gallery Beijing Province Posted Mar 14, 2013 by Chinavine

Painting on large canvases with bright colors, Zhang Jianlong’s work focuses on the spiritual exuberance of childhood.  By depicting the pleasure that is experienced by engaging in traditional folk arts such as paper cutting and shadow puppets, Zhang sees hope ...

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Painting: Zhang Jianlong – Artist At Work Beijing Province Posted Mar 14, 2013 by Chinavine

Zhang Jianlong paints images of energetic, engaged individuals. His figures convey an instinctive pleasure that is often experienced in youth.  He explains, “My paintings express a character of innocence and freedom.” However, these are not simply paintings about joy.  Rather, ...

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Painting: Zhang Jianlong – Introduction Beijing Province Posted Mar 14, 2013 by Chinavine

Zhang Jianlong really loves to paint. In fact, he says he can’t live without painting and has never done anything else for a living. Born in Northwestern China, the artist now lives and works in Song Zhuang’s artist village on ...

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Pu Hui Painting: Wang Shu Hua 王树花 – Artist At Work Gaomi City, Shandong Province Posted Apr 19, 2011 by Chinavine

Pu hui paintings differ from woodblock prints in that all painting is done by hand. Also, woodblocks are limited to five colors, whereas pu hui paintings may contain many more. The artist uses burnt willow twigs to draw the outline ...

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Pu Hui Painting: Wang Shu Hua 王树花 – Gallery Gaomi City, Shandong Province Posted Apr 19, 2011 by Chinavine

View the carefully drawn and hand painted scenes by Wang Shu Hua below.

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Pu Hui Painting: Wang Shu Hua 王树花 – Cultural Heritage Gaomi City, Shandong Province Posted Apr 19, 2011 by Chinavine

Pu hui posters are unique to Gaomi, Shandong Province and are influenced by the half-drawn, half-printed folk art technique and wood-block New Year posters. The ability to produce multiple prints at once makes pu hui a highly efficient art form ...

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