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Chinese Painting Buildings Knowledge-国画建筑知识-CNArtGallery

Chinese Painting Buildings Knowledge-国画建筑知识-CNArtGallery

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Buildings and people are used to show the insignificant presence of humankind against the grandeur of nature. Houses or temples are painted nestling into a hillside or half-hidden in trees. The roof design can be ornate and interesting, often leaving no doubt which country is portrayed. Other roofs may be very rural, perhaps thatched, hinting at poverty or simplicity. Gateways and fences imply that there is a shrine or garden just out of sight.
Buildings and people are used to show the insignificant presence of humankind against the grandeur of nature. Houses or temples are painted nestling into a hillside or half-hidden in trees. The roof design can be ornate and interesting, often leaving no doubt which country is portrayed. Other roofs may be very rural, perhaps thatched, hinting at poverty or simplicity. Gateways and fences imply that there is a shrine or garden just out of sight.

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Published by: yiyouzhou on Jan 11, 2012
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Chinese Painting KnowledgeChinese Paintings 
Chinese Buildings Painting
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Chinese Buildings and people Painting
Buildings and people are used to show the insignificant presence ofhumankind against the grandeur of nature. Houses or temples are paintednestling into a hillside or half-hidden in trees. The roof design can be ornateand interesting, often leaving no doubt which country is portrayed. Other roofsmay be very rural, perhaps thatched, hinting at poverty or simplicity. Gatewaysand fences imply that there is a shrine or garden just out of sight.Bridges, viewing points, and shelters may fulfill the same purpose. Theysuggest the movement of people through a landscape, even if there is no onein sight. They often provide a spot of bright color within the scene. Boats andcars show the activities of the people, adding movement or inactivity as thepose suggests. Boats can be shown at different scales to increase the feelingof distance, and to confirm that the space in the painting is water. They can beshown singly or in a fleet. Pleasure boats suggest leisurely activity. In some paintings the boats willsuggest travel between villages where the terrain is inhospitable, and goods going to market.When painting people in a landscape, consider the amount of detail required. Usually clothes are shownwith just a few lines, so as not to detract from the landscape itself. There is a choice to be madebetween painting the figures with a landscape background or populating a landscape with the peopleliving in it. The scholar and his servants show in a conventional way the difference between the two, withthe smaller figure carrying a package to

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