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OAS Life is a network of how-to instruction on all things related to Chinese brush painting, calligraphy and Sumi-e. Subjects will range from painting flowers, animals, landscapes, calligraphy, marbling, fine line(gong-bi) and so much more! Embark on this delightful journey of passion, joy and art of Oriental brush painting!
It is the perfect place for getting step-by-step painting instructions, inspirational content and lovely story telling filled with wealth of knowledge into Chinese culture, symbolism and Chinese traditions.
108 Flowers - Book 1
What makes brush painting magical? It is the same thing that makes life magical. It is that link between hand and mind, one's heartbeat and the rhythm of the universe. It is that connection that transcends time and space, ties us together, and makes us each a part of the whole.
There is constant joy in learning, a creative endeavor that gives meaning to our lives. It begins with quiet practice and is rewarded by joyful mastery. It heightens our senses. It lifts our spirits. It is a never-ending journey, an extension of life.
Now, let the journey begin.