This beautiful book is a guide to painting bamboo, birds, insects, landscapes and animals using classic Chinese brush painting techniques.All techniques are clearly illustrated with detailed instructions and suitable for people of all ages and artistic abilities to follow.Chinese Brush Painting is an art: both in form and thought. Stephen Cassettari is masterful in how he presents the art and the philosophy behind it in such an easy to read way.There is also an introduction to Chinese calligraphy and Australian flowers to make this a truly modern book on an ancient tradition.
Stephen Cassettari has studied the philosophy of Zen Buddhism and Chinese painting for many years. He lives in Sydney and has been teaching Chinese painting for fourteen years. His previous title, Zen Stories and Paintings, was published with Brolga Publishing in 2011.