Kandinsky’s Circles Lesson for Kids: Color theory made Fun Here comes another variation on the Kandinsky circles paintings theme. Last time we used polymer clay, while on this post I’d like to share a painting activity using rice paper (Xuan paper) and gouache. The underestimated Xuan paper I have a little confession to make: I
Chinese calligraphy is a profound art form that goes beyond writing—it embodies Chinese culture, philosophy, and spirituality. Each brushstroke carries meaning and conveys energy and harmony. From ancient scripts like Oracle bone to modern styles like Semi-Cursive, calligraphy is a medium for self-expression and exploration. Join us on this journey to delve into the rich heritage and techniques of Chinese calligraphy.
A “letterscape” is what I call a landscape drawn with text. More accurately, a letterscape is a form of calligram, a piece of text in which the design and layout of the letters creates a visual image related to the meaning of the words themselves.
A Decalcomania is a kind of painting created by pressing a thin layer of wet paint between two surfaces. It can be done by folding papers in half, like in this lesson, or by picking up wet paint from a smooth surface (such as glass) with paper or canvas.