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 â€˜eyesâ€™ of its name. Following Ningâ€™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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