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Asian Symbolism. Oriental Painting. Chinese painting began 2,000 years ago Artists painted on silk or paper Used brush and ink Painted from memory. Oriental Painting. Hand Scrolls rolled up. Read right to left. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Asian Symbolism

  • Oriental PaintingChinese painting began 2,000 years agoArtists painted on silk or paperUsed brush and inkPainted from memory

  • Oriental PaintingHand Scrolls rolled up. Read right to left.Hanging Scrolls vertical. Primarily seasonal landscapes. Read from bottom to top.Album Leafs small nature paintings. Bound together in book form.

  • DragonGood luckImperial PowerEternityRain created when two dragons fight

  • Dragon FeaturesHead of a MonsterBody of a SnakeScales of a FishClaws of an Eagle

  • More Dragons

  • CalligraphyPractical writing technique for Chinese charactersUnique art formUses brush and ink

  • Calligraphy

  • GeishaSkilled servantFemale Entertainer

  • Geisha

  • Koi FishColorfulWealthDomestic harmony

  • Koi Fish

  • PhoenixMystical BirdGood Luck omen

  • Phoenix

  • KimonoTraditional Oriental costumeDesigned to match the season or occassionhttp://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://kaoru88.files.wordpress.com/2008/06/kimono2.jpg&imgrefurl=http://kaoru88.wordpress.com/&usg=__HI_gUuA0niCU9AqoTl-TKW2W5mg=&h=300&w=310&sz=30&hl=en&start=2&tbnid=JTHK0mrESrPOlM:&tbnh=113&tbnw=117&prev=/images%3Fq%3DKimono%26gbv%3D2%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Dactive%26sa%3DG

  • PagodaOdd numbers good luckRoofs turned upward to deflect evil spiritshttp://www.glasssteelandstone.com/Images/US/PA/Pagoda-002.jpg

  • Thunder SpiralDecorative BorderInterlocking design

  • Tiger or LionCourageStrengthCunning

    http://www.iczn.org/Images/Tiger.jpg

  • Mountains and MistAlive with inner forceDragon liarsMist and cloudsHourney through life read bottom to topwww.zymoglyphic.org/links/photography.html

  • Yin YangGood and evil forces in the universehttp://imagecache2.allposters.com/images/pic/LPG/50048~Yin-Yang-Posters.jpg

  • PandaPlayful innocencehttp://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/3/3c/Giant_Panda_2004-03-2.jpg/220px-thumb.jpg

  • TortoiseLongevityhttp://www.bushveld.co.za/pictures-of-reptiles/tortoise.jpg

  • Lotus BlossomPuritySummerWater Lilyhttp://www.hayesgalleries.com/Photographs_by_John_Hayes_files/Water%20Lillies%209b%205-23_2%20web.jpg

  • ChrysanthemumEverything occurring in its proper timeTriumph and longevity of man

  • CraneDignityBeautyLong marriagehttp://farm4.static.flickr.com/3070/2550206951_049655eed6_b.jpg

  • ButterflyFreedomProsperitySuccesshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Cairns_birdwing_-_melbourne_zoo.jpg

  • Plum BlossomCourageHopeFeminine Beautyhttp://www.shltrip.com/sitebuilder/images/Plum_Blossom_outside-IMG_6743_4_-760x575.jpg