Landscapes are a favorite subject of Chinese Painters. Landscapes rarely represent actual places in life. Artists usually make their paintings by imagination. After the painter has finished their painting they will make a stamp and stamp it in a white place. The Artist would then go around asking other painters or people if they like it. If they do the will get their stamp and stamp it in a different color to show who liked that particular painting. Now you will learn how to draw Chinese Landscapes.
How to Draw Chinese Landscapes
Step 1: Gather the following materials 1 pencil, 1 ruler, 1 pack of black watercolor paint, and 1 paintbrush.
Step 2: Make 3 horizontal lines about 4 inches away from each other, on your paper, with a pencil.
Step 3: Make a squiggly line from the left side of your line closest to the top line connecting to the 2nd lines right corner.
Step 4: Make another line from the edge of the corner to the left side of the 3rd line.
Step 5: Make trees. (Note: You make trees by making tiny thin lines in the air then making a bold line connecting to the lines you made earlier in the step.)
Step 6: Make some squares on the squiggly lines. The squiggly lines are your mountains.
Step 7:Make a triangle on each of the squares. Those will be your houses.
Step 8: Outline all of the lines you made throughout the steps. But before you do erase all of the lines you made in step 2, with the paint.
If you would like to make more mountains just make more squiggly lines. Now not only do you know how to draw Chinese Landscapes, but you know about the Chinese and how they actually do things with their paintings. Have fun drawing you landscapes.
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