Here is an introduction to the ‘Four Treasures’ – Paper, Brushes, Ink and Ink Stones – plus other useful items such as colours, “Scholar objects”, and books.
Brushes for free brush painting
Brushes for Lingnan painting
Brushes for Gongbi painting
More about Brushes
Know your brushes
Ink and Ink Stones
Washing Your Inkstone
Introduction to Chinese colours
Marie colour tube numbers
Sakura colour tube numbers
Books for beginners
Books are a good source of ideas and techniques, but no substitute for live tuition. Have a look for teachers, courses and colleges and regional CBP groups. If you can’t find anything suitable contact us and tell us where you are based.
If you need more information, then contact us.
Note: these details are provided for information. The Chinese Brush Painters Society is not responsible for the quality or appropriateness of items supplied. Orders from overseas may incur customs duty.