Artist Xiang Li has painted more than 200 Chinese Empresses spanning all dynasties in Chinese history. All her paintings are done in Chinese watercolor on silk. Each is a marvel…
Did you know that traditional Chinese watercolor paints are made of gemstone, mineral and plants? In this reflective article, we will walk you through these special colors, their making process and symbolisms.
I wrote this article to help us begin to understand the meanings of several mythical creatures in Chinese paintings. All of them are used by Xiang Li commonly across all her paintings.