Ning details step-by-step instructions, walking you through wonderful compositions for capturing the spirit of Dragonfly.
Insect painting has a rich cultural history in China and the Dragonfly is among one of its most revered subjects. Ning takes you step-by-step through four different compositions depicting playful dragonflies darting and dancing in compositions of bamboo, willow, lotus, and iris backgrounds. As always, Ning's detailed instruction is set against a backdrop of stories and his signature humor.
For best results use the following materials, available at OAS. PAPER - Double Shuen BRUSHES - Fine Mountain Horse, Medium Mountain Horse, Large Mountain Horse, Flow, Large Flow, Happy Dot, Large Orchid Bamboo, 4.5" Wash Brush COLORS - Chinese Yellow, Indigo, Red, Vermillion, Sky Blue, Purple Madder [Winsor&Newton Perylene Violet], Pelikan White [Da Vinci White], OAS Best Bottle Ink, Water Soluble Glue [to make Glue Water]