To paint a live human figure is the most challenging task for an artist. Yet with a good grounding in drawing and constant practice, any artist, amateur or professional, can make a success of figure painting and thus prove his or her competence in this field.
Like people in other professions or hobbies, aspiring figure painters need two things - ambition and skill. Specially prepared for non-Chinese readers, this manual offers easy, step-by-step instructions, plus interesting information about the history and development of Chinese figure painting. Since each stage of study is carefully graded, the reader's ambition is unlocked and thus ultimate success is ensured.