Oil/Watercolor Painting

Participants are to apply traditional techniques to depict their impressions of their country, society and culture. A refined and realistic painting technique with an insightful message.. Due to the nature of the theme and to best illustrate the realistic subjects and understandings of the world, we are currently not accepting abstract paintings. The Semi finalist will be notified on the artwork delivery and details on framing.

Submission Format: Digitize the painting in JPEG in high resolution.

Size: no larger than 2.4m

Chinese Brush Painting

Participants are to utilize the essential techniques of traditional Chinese brush painting, and the painting should be done on original Chinese painting paper and Chinese colors should be used.   The Semi finalist will be notified on the artwork delivery and details on framing.

Submission Format: Digitalize the painting in  JPEG in high resolution.

Size: no larger than 2.4m

Lian Huan Hua/Pictorial Stories

The illustrations of Lian Huan Hua are to be drawn in any medium, including sketching, watercolor or Chinese brush painting, etc. The style should be detailed and refined.

Illustrations depicting ancient stories and historical episodes in the narrative style are desirable. Digitally generated drawing and illustration is not acceptable.  Hand drawing should not be over 10% digitally manipulated.  The Semi finalist will be notified on the artwork delivery and details on framing.

Participants shall submit at least three items for Lian Huan Hua entry. 

Short Story
Middle Group: no less than 15 pictures/story
Senior Group: no less than 30 pictures/story

Long Story
Middle Group: no less than 50 pictures/story
Senior Group: no less than 80 pictures/story

Format: Digitalize the painting in  JPEG in high resolution
Size: no larger than 50cm/picture