FAR EAST PAINTING - HUA NIAO - A CHINESE ANCIENT PAINTING STYLE

July 17, 2018


Hua Niao - The Concept


Chinese Bird-and-Flower Painting, called Hua Niao, is a type of painting named after its topics that cover flowers, birds, insects, and fish. The artists have the leeway to comprehend flowers as plants, and also to include animals in their artworks.
The Background
Hua Niao Painting existed since very ancient Chinese eras. The pictures depicted corroborate that early Chinese flowers and birds would be the favored themes of the Hua Niao artists. Simple and plain originally, this Chinese Painting style eventually graduated into a mature and significant art form, with the support of schools that were developed, practices, and well-established theoretical history. Hua Niao works became an absolute analysis of art through the Tang Dynasty (618-907), rising until the end of Five Dynasties Period (907-60).
The Details
In pre-Tang and Tang Dynasty, feelings, moods, feelings, and the temperament of the human figures were the identifying features of the Bird and Flower Painting. The characters seldom looked at each other. The’flowers’ they held, the’trees’ they sat near tothe’birds’ flying them around , would symbolize the relationship between them. This symbolic representation of individual feelings proved to be a significant turning point in the history of Chinese Art. Shortly, Hua Niao became a different Fine Art form throughout the mid and late Tang Dynasty.
The Varieties
- Ink and Wash Painting
- Nice Brush Painting
- Fine Brush with Ink and Wash Painting
- Fine Brush using Heavy Color
- Fine Brush with Light Color
- Fine Brush using Freehand Style
- Freehand Style
- Great Freehand Style
- Slight Freehand Style

The Artists
Many renowned artists arose during 618-960, together with Huang Quan and Xu Xi function as representative titles among them. Quan Huang was a court painter and his paintings centered on rare flowers and birds in the court. quotazione pittori were vibrant and seemed full-fledged luxurious and beautiful. ‘Sketch of Rare Bird Scroll,’ portraying many kinds of birds, was a masterpiece by Huang.