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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.
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Insect painting has a rich cultural history in China. Among the most revered subject is the dragonfly. Ning takes you step-by-step through three different compositions depicting playful dragonflies darting and dancing amongst bamboo and lotus. As always the detailed instruction is set against a backdrop of stories and Ning's signature humor.