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, and Ming Dynasties, including the principle of three perspectives in composition, i.e. high distance, flat distant, and deep distance.
89 Pages with color pictures (text in Chinese)
Downloadable e-book (43.5 MB in PDF format)