The Beginner S Guide To Chinese Paper Cutting

Author: Zhao Ziping
Editor: Shanghai Press
ISBN: 9781602201361
File Size: 34,11 MB
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With dozens of beautiful, original designs and detailed explanations, this Chinese paper cutting book is a great reference for beginners. Paper cutting is a popular papercraft in today's multicultural world, embracing a great variety of themes, designs and images. In China, its birthplace, it is regarded as an elegant traditional folk art. Chinese paper cuts reflect many aspects of life, including prosperity, health and the harvest. Paper cuts are typically used to decorate walls, windows and doors, or as patterns for embroidery and lacquer work. Rich in cultural tradition, with a long history of over 1,500 years, Chinese paper cutting was listed as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2009. Easy to learn, paper cutting only requires paper and scissors which can be used to create a wide range of interesting paper cut outs. Instruction and inspiration can be found in The Beginner's Guide to Chinese Paper Cutting. This Chinese crafts book introduces all the basic elements of Chinese paper cutting, including the necessary preparation, basic techniques, simple practices and appreciation. The book's clear directions and illustrations will allow anyone to explore the art of paper cutting and start making their own works of art.

Papercutting

Author: Claudia Hopf
Editor: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811732697
File Size: 61,23 MB
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Basic skills from a renowned artisan. Convenient lay-flat spiral binding. Easy-to-use patterns with a gallery of designs and full-color photos and illustrations.

A Beginners Guide To Fountain Pens An Introduction And Guide To Inexpensive Chinese Fountain Pens

Author: Rob Fitzmaurice
Editor: Rob Fitzmaurice
ISBN:
File Size: 37,92 MB
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This book covers everything that anyone new to fountain pens needs to know about how to choose, use, maintain and enjoy these pens. Everything that you need to know about - from the parts of a pen, nibs, filling systems, inks and paper is included in this book, which will provide you with a detailed, step-by-step guide to using these beautiful and functional pens. Photographs and diagrams are included throughout this book to help you to learn which pens and nibs to choose, along with how to avoid making mistakes. This book concentrates on the low-cost, Chinese made pens, which are ideally suited to beginners to the fountain pen hobby, but the advice applies to all fountain pens. The second part of this book provides a detailed summary of the readily available, popular (and affordable) Chinese made fountain pens. This part of the book gives an overview of particular, commonly encountered pen manufacturers and their popular models.

The Book Of Papercutting

Author: Chris Rich
Editor: Lark Books
ISBN:
File Size: 62,64 MB
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Briefly discusses the history of paper cutting and traditional styles from different countries, describes basic techniques, and includes patterns and instructions for paper cutting projects

Snapshots Of Chinese Culture

Author: Zhao Yin
Editor: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 1626430039
File Size: 26,99 MB
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Over their long and colorful history, the Chinese people have produced a variety of fascinating and useful cultural artifacts and performance inventions--from the compass and paper money to tea ceremonies and wedding parties--that have won the admiration of people around the world. They have improved living conditions for many who remain unaware of the Chinese origins of these innovations. This book's forty concise chapters serve as windows into a wide range of Chinese cultural traditions and practices. Some aspects of culture featured here include Chinese gardens, homes, and temples; calligraphy, chess, and clothing; paper cutting, seals, and musical instruments; martial arts and Peking Opera; and feng shui (auspicious design). Amply illustrated, with idiomatic phrases parsed throughout, the authors offer a road map to guide both the novice and "old hand" alike through the essential elements of Chinese culture.

Chinese Paper Cut Pictures Old And Modern

Author: Nancy Kuo
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Education About Asia

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How To Do It Books

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Easy Origami For Beginners

Author: Michael G. LaFosse
Editor: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 1462921841
File Size: 49,42 MB
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A complete introduction to origami paper folding for beginners at an unbeatable price! Easy Origami for Beginners is the ideal beginner's introduction to the magic of origami. This value-packed collection shows you how to fold the 20 most popular origami models that everyone loves to make. It is fully illustrated in color with simple and clear step-by-step instructions for each model. Included are the following delightful projects: A Picture Frame — a useful and inexpensive way to display your favorite family photos A Mother Duck and Duckling —an adorable duck and duckling pair that requires only one sheet of paper! A Hibiscus Blossom — one of two "modular" designs in the book that use several folded sheets to form a blossom that looks complicated (but isn't!) The Dart Glider — a classic paper airplane that's fun to fold, but even more fun to fly! An Inflatable Bunny Balloon — the most challenging (and rewarding!) model in the book…a puff of air makes it 3D! And many more! The clear, colorful instructions in this book make it easy to create amazing paper models without any previous paper-folding experience. Perfect for adults or kids, and the ideal gift for someone who would like to try their hand at the traditional Japanese art of origami!

China In Books

Author: Robert D. Stueart
Editor: JAI Press(NY)
ISBN:
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Books For Asian Children At The National Library Singapore

Author: National Library (Singapore)
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International Books In Print

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Subject Guide To Children S Books In Print

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Art In Story

Author: Marianne Saccardi
Editor: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN:
File Size: 33,52 MB
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Art in Story focuses on art of the ancient world, of the East and Africa, of the Middle Ages, and the Renaissance.

Children S Books Suggested As Holiday Gifts

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Subject Guide To Children S Books In Print 1989 1990

Author: R R Bowker Publishing
Editor: R. R. Bowker
ISBN: 9780835227131
File Size: 55,51 MB
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Author: 駱傳華
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Adventuring With Books

Author: National Council of Teachers of English, Committee on the Elementary School Booklist Staff
Editor: National Council of Teachers
ISBN:
File Size: 39,60 MB
Format: PDF
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Intended for teachers of preschool through sixth grade children, librarians, parents, educational media specialists, and students of children's literature, this bibliography contains annotations of 2,500 recommended books for children. The annotations, listed in alphabetical order by author, are divided into several categories, including the following: (1) traditional literature, (2) modern fantasy, (3) science fiction, (4) historical fiction, (5) contemporary fiction, (6) poetry, (7) holidays, (8) social studies, (9) biography, (10) the sciences, (11) the arts, (12) sports and games, and (13) hobbies. A professional category lists authors' essays, bibliographies, criticism, teaching methods, and textbooks. The volume concludes with a directory of publishers, and indexes for titles and authors. (HTH)

Papercutting

Author: Martha Kreisel
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"It's the best around...a wonderful resource for all of us. Buy one and use it!" —GUILD OF AMERICAN PAPERCUTTERS

Chinese Arts 1

Author: Sk Mishra
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Chinese Arts 1 (上册) is a Level 1 Chinese reading practice book. It would introduce you to the 10 different types of traditional arts that the primary kids are expected to learn in China. Each of the chapters is accompanied with 10 multiple answer type questions. The answer keys are as well included in the book (only one option is correct for a particular question). Kindle Edition: https: //amzn.to/2ZnR4cg Paperback Edition: https: //amzn.to/2ZnR4cg The book has 10 chapters in the following order: Chapter 1: Chinese Painting (第一章:中国画) Chapter 2: Porcelain (第二章:瓷器) Chapter 3: Shadow Play (第三章:皮影戏) Chapter 4: Mural (第四章:壁画) Chapter 5: Calligraphy (第五章:书法) Chapter 6: Sculpture (第六章:雕塑) Chapter 7: Architecture (第七章:建筑) Chapter 8: Paper Cutting (第八章:剪纸) Chapter 9: Seal Cutting (第九章:篆刻) Chapter 10: Weaving (第十章:编织) The new volume in the Chinese Primary School Education Series (中国人如何教育孩子) includes both the Chinese text (simplified characters) and pinyin Romanization. The volume would be suitable for the beginners, lower intermediate and advanced level Chinese language learners (HSK 1-6). Overall, the series offers you a variety of elementary level books (Level 1/2/3/4/5/6) to understand China and Chinese culture as you practice Chinese reading fast. More books are available on the author's homepage: https: //amzn.to/2ZnR4cg