In the Yunan Province in southwest China, near the foothills of the Himalayans and the Yangtze River, lies the fabled Shangri-la. Here, in the ancient kingdom of Dali, peacocks roamed freely among the many exotic flowers and plants. The Chinese name for peacock is Kung (eye) Cheuh (bird). Peacock is indeed a bird of many eyes, but it is in the tail feather patterns that are displayed these ‘eyes’ of its name. Following Ning’s step by step instructions and demonstrations in this video lesson, his expert guidance will allow you to transform what seems to be a daunting subject and complex composition into a glorious masterpiece that captures the beauty of this magnificent bird!
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