Chinese Brushstroke Painting
Six grade students learned about the history and techniques of Chinese Brushstroke Painting.
First, they selected a landscape picture of choice and next incorporated elements from it and
placed them into a Chinese vertical landscape format using three picture planes.
Middle Ground representing-Emptiness
They learned about many different Chinese Brushstrokes and how to use a Chinese Bamboo brush.
These painting show a variety of strokes, ink washes and textures. They completed their paintings by
creating a “Chop Mark” out of linoleum and printed it on their landscape using red ink. A “Chop Mark”
signifies the artists signature or ownership of a Chinese painting.