Artwork Guidelines

Western Paintings

Chinese Painting / Lian Huan Hua

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Chinese Painting / Lian Huan Hua

Participants are to utilize essential techniques of traditional Chinese painting. The illustrations of Lian Huan Hua are to be drawn in the following desirable medium: Chinese brush painting, Chinese ink painting or water-color. The style should be detailed, refined and creative.

Illustrations depicting traditional stories and historical figures in the narrative style are highly desirable. The stories should highlight China’s 5,000 years of vibrant cultures, and showcase the insightful wisdom passed on through China’s dynasties and legends.

Hand-drawing should not be more than 10 precent digitally altered.
The Semi-finalists will be notified about artwork delivery and details on framing.

Number: No less than 10 pictures/story submission
Format: Scan the painting into high-resolution jpeg/tiff file, and upload through the registration portal

Historical Artworks of Lian Huan Hua

Monkey Subdues White-Skeleton Demon - Journey to the West

Koxinga, Ming Court

Dream of the Red Chamber

The Monkey King Havoc in Heaven

A Trail of Gourd

The Cowherd and the Weaver Maid

Monkey Subdues White-Skeleton Demon - Journey to the West

Koxinga, Ming Court

Dream of the Red Chamber

The Monkey King Havoc in Heaven

A Trail of Gourd

The Cowherd and the Weaver Maid

The Art of Chinese Painting

Learn about Chinese painting and its techniques . This video demonstrates a brief technique of painting in silk.