Crane • Chinese Opera Costume
Chinese artists were interested in nature: animals, trees, flowers, rocks, water. Chinese artists wanted to express the relationship between people and nature
Chinese art was influenced by ideas from India, Central Asia and Southern Asia. When China first came into contact with Buddhism, Chinese artists also learned about Buddhist art styles from India which had a huge effect on Chinese art.
Chinese potters, perhaps trying to imitate Roman blown glass, which traders brought from Europe over the Silk Road,soon created porcelain. Around the same time, Chinese artists invented paper and began to use it for painting.
Hand-crafted 18 mesh Zwiegart canvas, optimized to be "stitcher friendly." Each canvas comes with a free art print, suitable for framing ($ 14.95 value) which can be used as a stitching guide.
Image size: 8 x 8 inches (approx) • Canvas size: 12 x 12 inches
Also available as a set of 4 folded notecards (with envelopes) on heavy archival cover stock: Size: 4.62 x 6.25 inches (folded).