Accomplished painters Helen Tse and Rebecca Yue invite you into their artistic worlds and show you how to paint a variety of subjects in the style of Chinese brush. With this 2000-year-old art form, each stroke simply suggests the spirit and character of the subject. Over the years, the materials and subject matter used for Chinese brush have expanded, but the basic principles remain the same. In this book, youÆll find information on the history, tools, and techniques of this elegant art form. From a colorful Chinese landscape to a lucky dragon, Chinese Brush 2 also features 14 inspiring step-by-step projects. Follow each project stroke by stroke, using a graceful, deliberate motion that captures the subjectÆs mood and energy. Soon youÆll develop the skills you need to render your own beautiful collection of Chinese brush paintings.