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80 pages, Chinese/English
A collection of fine-line masterpieces from the century-spanning academic tradition. The book divides into three chapters, (Chapter 1) Black and White Illustrations - One page on how to render bird heads, one page on how to render various claws and feet, then a succession of different bird paintings accomplished with amazing realism. (Chapter 2) Color Illustrations - One page on how to render a Crane in three-steps, One page on how to render a Pitta in three-steps, and then a succession of excellent bird renderings. (Chapter 3) Appreciation of Fine-Line Flower and Bird Painting - Selections of various bird renderings from many artists. Text in Chinese, titles in Chinese/English.