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1950

Paintings in Foreign Environments - The Old Bangkok City Wall

Paintings in Foreign Environments - The Old Bangkok City Wall

While I was in Bangkok in the early 1950's, there was a remaining stretch of an old city wall in that city (I wonder whether it is still there?). I had used the Chinese brush and ink painting technique to paint it as it was then.

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1950

Human Figure Paintings - Bai Miao

Human Figure Paintings - Bai Miao

Bai Miao is a technique of using Chinese brush to draw a fine outline of an object. As these lines are drawn with the supple Chinese brush using calligraphy strokes, the lines have a soft feel as well as a rhythmic vigor that is not attainable by the use of pencil, charcoal or other hard instruments.

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1981

Huang Yao's Landscape Creation1 - A Verse from the Red Cliff

Huang Yao's Landscape Creation1 - A Verse from the Red Cliff

Sometimes I paint human figures and at other times, landscape, depending on my mood. I let my mind follow its natural inclinations without restraint or obstruction.

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1982

The Philosophy Behind Chinese Landscape Painting

The Philosophy Behind Chinese Landscape Painting

For Chinese landscape painting, it is not necessary for you to paint the landscape you see. You paint only the landscape you envision in your mind but the painting must capture the spirit of nature.

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2012

December 14 2012: Painting of the Pra Pathom Chedi in Thailand by Huang Yao

December 14 2012: Painting of the Pra Pathom Chedi in Thailand by Huang Yao

Exploring The Cosmos: The Stupa as a Buddhist Symbol 14 Dec 2012 - 18 Aug 2013 @ Shaw Foundation Foyer, Asian Civilisations Museum, Empress Place

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