In China, Cyclamen is the floral symbol of hospitality. Before it opens, the bud turns downward as if in a welcoming "bow'. When it does finally open, its five petals flip up into a "crown". It's not unlike an official greeting the Emperor. Learn to paint this composition using Ning's expert signature instructional methods and hang your finished masterpiece at your home's entrance to greet and welcome your guests!
For the best results use the following materials, all available at OAS: PAPER: Double Shuen; BRUSHES: Flow, Large Flow, Happy Dot; COLORS & INK: Chinese Yellow, Da Vinci White, Schmincke Cadmium Red Deep, Winsor & Newton Indigo, Permanent Magenta, Alizarin Crimson, Perylene Violet, & OAS Best Bottle Ink.