The orchid is one of the most important subjects in Chinese painting, it belongs to the set of classic subjects called the four Gentlemen.
, the blossoming plum, the bamboo and the chrysanthemum .
the four plants were depicted by literati in different dynasties. The orchid with a faint, delicate fragrance grew in hidden and secluded places. Thus, the orchid can embody the characteristics of self-containment, reservation, simplicity, solitude and unpretentiousness.
Traditional Chinese painting shows two types of orchid, you will learn how to paint these two types of orchids in the boneless style. we will learn how to make the leaves with curved and twisted brushstrokes. How to make the petals with a single stroke.
In our daily life we also have other famous orchids surround us, like phalaenopsis and cattleya. it’s pleasure to have them in our paintings, in the next two section of the lecture you will learn how to paint the leaves and flower of them.
There is a lecture on values, the key to do any kind of orchids, follow along with me step by step, you’ll get some painting done that you are proud of. it’s a ton of fun.
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4 sections - 19 lectures - 03:00:34 total length
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Ioanna Lin was born in the South of China. She lives and works in Greece . She studied Drawing and Art History at the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts. She holds a Master of Arts degree from the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts and was a Lecturer at Guangdong Baiyun University. Initially, her works focused on traditional Chinese painting, while she was involved with modern Chinese Calligraphy and contemporary painting with various traditional techniques like paper ink, watercolour, and modern techniques using a variety of materials.she has done a lot of exhibition in Greece and abroad. Her studio has taught lots of students for years.