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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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Koi fish are treasured in Chinese culture as symbols of good luck and success. Koi is an especially exciting subject because of the huge amounts of color variation that each different fish displays. This video will explain the stroke and composition technique and empower you to develop and explore all the different color variations for Koi found in ponds around the world and even some color variations of your own invention.