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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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Signature, Seals, and Mounting
Ning discusses the significance and history of the seal and signature. He demonstrates how to use the seal pad and offers several seal and signature arrangements. Ning also discusses the tradition of mounting, the materials used and shares his special techniques for successful mounting.