Although the home that Ning grew up in was a 'hot pepper heaven' for him, with his food having spicy influences from both Sichuan and Hunan cuisines, Chili Pepper, the subject featured in this composition was actually not native to China, but rather was brought to Asia by Portuguese navigators during the 16th century. In China, the color red is the color of auspiciousness and prosperity, symbolizing good luck, happiness and a rich life. Red, hot Chili Pepper is good for not only the body, but also the spirit!
For Best results use the following materials, available at OAS: PAPER-Double Shuen; BRUSHES: Large Orchid Bamboo, Flow, Small Mountain Horse; COLORS: Chinese Yellow, Da Vinci White, Schmincke Cadmium Red Deep, Winsor & Newton Indigo, Alizarin Crimson, Perylene Violet, OAS Best Bottle Ink.
Video includes color preparation, which brushes to use, brush loading and step-by-step brush stroke instruction.