A learner and an artist wanna be.
bamboo, Chinese painting
art, drawing, ink, ink painting, nature, painting, sumi-e, watercolor, watercolour
February 24, 2014 at 10:53
Woo hoo!!! The big 5-0-0!!! Congratulations!!! Beeeeautiful bamboo 🙂
February 24, 2014 at 11:21
Thank you Ramona. I believe there should be over 600+ paintings including wednesdays posting which I didn’t count. 😄
February 24, 2014 at 18:35
Wow! That is absolutely fantastic! (*Insert bow to you here*) :0)
February 24, 2014 at 19:20
Thank you my friend. I am gracefully accept it and take a bow. 😊
February 25, 2014 at 00:14
I love your bamboo paintings.
February 24, 2014 at 11:34
I like bambu painting and here is ‘bambu’, for furniture, food, and etc…
February 24, 2014 at 14:56
i have seen you using all kinds of ways of drawing, but in the end, i have to conclude that drawing bamboo is the best way to bring out the best expression of brush drawing. Am i right or am i right? haha.
February 24, 2014 at 15:02
Yes, I must admit that bamboo drawing is the best way to express brush painting. It is one of the “gentlemen” in Chinese painting that students have to master. However, I honestly have to say that after all these years of practicing, I still could not nail it right. Or I should say, I did not practice enough of them.
February 24, 2014 at 15:14
i am no expert so i guess what i will say may not count, but this drawing of the bamboo strikes a very emotive chord with me. i do not know why it is, but it does. i do not know if it is technically perfect, or not, and since u said u have not quite nailed it, i suppose it is not, but to me the emotional chord it evokes in me marks it out. i wonder why drawings of bamboo can evoke such a emotive response… i noticed it is not only in me, but in many people as evidenced by the countless numbers of bamboo paintings and no one is fed up of seeing more. strange isn’t it? the actual picture of bamboo does not evoke the same feelings. so photography will never replace the paintings.
February 24, 2014 at 15:26
Well thank you very much for saying that. It is comforting to know that my bamboos are not as bad as I thought. Lets just say I am very critical of my own work. 😄
March 22, 2014 at 07:37
I knew i always like bamboo when it’s painted by you.
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