Watercolor Flowers Chinese Style

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Shanghai Press
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over 300 color photos
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Trim Size:
7 1/4 X 10 1/4

Follow the author's brush through four seasons, creating your own bouquet of flowers.

In this step-by-step guide you will find:
  • The basic tools you'll need for watercolor painting
  • Basic watercolor techniques, including proper brush grip, brush movement, applying paint, color mixing, layering and more
  • Illustrated tutorials with clear steps for painting beautiful seasonal flowers in various styles.
  • Inspirations for your work
  • The 24 solar terms that have been passed down for millennia, along with traditional Chinese flower culture.

Author and illustrator Lu He specializes in combining Western watercolors with the style of traditional Chinese ink. The resulting beautiful, soft look integrates shape and spirit, freestyle and tradition, luxury and quiet elegance. By following his instruction, you will be able to create blooming flowers of different styles, whether delicate, beautiful, bold or gentle.

About the Author:
Lu He is a renowned Chinese watercolor painter, illustrator, and best-selling author of art books, as well as the Greater China representative for the well-known German watercolor brand Schmincke. He designed the poster of the 90th Oscar winner for Best Film, The Shape of Water. Having published eight volumes of his own painting collections and books on watercolor techniques, he has collaborated with many well-known brands both in China and overseas on films, television series, music, games, magazines, and books, adding his iconic airy style and its leisurely Zen feel to the works. He also combines watercolor with traditional Chinese ink and wash style to create a beautifully classic feel that is fresh and refined.