Published by the Palace Museum in Beijing, this is an enhanced modern version of the classical Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting. It illustrates the basic element and steps of how those great ancient masterpieces were created in full-color images. It is a great copybook for those who are studying the Chinese landscape painting masters of Song, Yuan, Ming, and Qing Dynasties, including the various techniques of painting tree roots, trunks and branches, tree leaves in various styles.
108 Pages with colored illustrations (text in Chinese)
Downloadable e-book (62 MB in PDF format)