The paintings below were in preparation for teaching a traditional Chinese Painting workshop. Part 1:The first image shows the bamboo bone stroke, the horn-of-the-deer, and a focus on varying the trunks: light - dark; young - old; thick-thin. Part 2: shows a bamboo painting complete with the leaves in the "swallow" formation.

Demonstration - Millennium Gate Museum    Click on a image to see information and a larger more detailed view of the painting.

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Demonstration - Bamboo          Click on a image to see information and a larger more detailed view of the painting.

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Demonstration - Lotus at the Annual Sumi'e Society of America Meeting -
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Workshop: Sarasota, Florida   Click on a image to see information and a larger more detailed view of the painting.

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by

Charlene M. Fuhrman-Schulz

Traditional Chinese Brush Painting and Contemporary Watercolors