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Chinese Painting Materials

A: Shuan Papers (rice papers)
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International order: see detail at bottom of this page


A1 - Mature Shuan paper or called Sized Shuan paper (sparkle rice paper)
Size is approximately 26"x51". For Detail Style painting. See example painting at right.

Important note for USA customers: If you are ordering different types of Shuan papers with amount of 2 to 20, please follow the steps below to avoid over paying shipping cost:
1. For up to 10 sheets, choose one of the 1-10 Add to Cart button; for 11 to 20 sheets, choose one of the 11-20 sheet Art to Cart Button.
2. Enter the total number of Shuan papers regardless types.
3. Go on with other orders if you want other things.
4. At check out, after inputting your payment information you see "Add special instructions to the seller" on Review Your Information window bellow your shipping address. Click on Add.
5. At the Add window, write down what type of paper and amount of each you are ordering.
6. Finish the payment.

$1.50 per sheet: 1-10 add $10.00 shipping


11-20 sheets add $15.00 for shipping

When using this paper paint on the sparkling side in order to get the maximum color effect. See demos on Lian Zhen's painting demonstration DVD named "Angelfish in the Coral World", click here
Book & Painting Demo DVDs.


Example painting used the Mature Shuan paper


A2- Raw Shuan paper
$1.50 per sheet
Size is 27"x53". For Spontaneous Style painting. See example painting at right.

Important note for USA customers: If you are ordering different types of Shuan papers with amount of 2 to 20, please follow the steps below to avoid over paying shipping cost:
1. For up to 10 sheets, choose one of the 1-10 Add to Cart button; for 11 to 20 sheets, choose one of the 11-20 sheet Art to Cart Button.
2. Enter the total number of Shuan papers regardless types.
3. Go on with other orders if you want other things.
4. At check out, after inputting your payment information you see "Add special instructions to the seller" on Review Your Information window bellow your shipping address. Click on Add.
5. At the Add window, write down what type of paper and amount of each you are ordering.
6. Finish the payment.

A2a - Single layer:
1-10 sheets $10.00 shipping

A2a - Single laye: 11-20 sheets $15.00 shipping

A2b - Double layer: 1-10 add $10.00 shipping
A2b - Double layer:
10-20 add $15.00 shipping
Both sides of the papers can paint on. See demos on Lian Zhen's painting demonstration DVD named "Spontaneous Style", click here Book & Painting Demo DVDs.

Example painting used the Raw Shuan paper.

B: Brushes (free shipping to US address)
Add to Cart is for USA customer only!
International order: see detail at bottom of this page

Brushes shown at right from bottom to top: B1a, B1b, B1c, B1d. Sheep hair brushes are softer than the wolf hair brushes.

B1 - Soft (sheep hair)


B1a - Small: $3.00 per one


B1b - Medium: $4.00 per one
B1c - Large: $7.00 per one
B1d - Extra large: $9.00 per one


(brushes shown are typical)

B2 - Hard (weasel hair)
Brushes shown on the right from bottom to top: B2a, B2b, B2c, B2d.
Add to Cart is for USA customer only!
International order: see detail at bottom of this page


B2a - Extra small: $2.00 per one


B2b - Small: $4.00 per one
B2c - Medium: $8.00 per one
B2d - Large: $12.00 per one
Note: To open the brushes, put their heads in clean cold water for about 10 to 30 minutes until the glue attached the hair diluted into water and the brushes heads become soft.

(brushes shown are typical)

C. Ink (Chinese painting and calligraphy bottle ink contains 100g. Picture on right shows a typical the ink bottle and its box.)
$6.00, add $2.00 shipping to US address
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International order: see detail at bottom of this page


(bottle ink shown is typical)

D. Colors
This colors were made of minerals and plants. They are water solvable similar to watercolor.
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D1 - Small set: 12 tubes in 1/2¨ diameter x 2¨ long, 5ml each tube.
$8.00 per set plus $3.00 shipping to US address.



(color sets shown are typical)

D2 - Large set:12 tubes in 1 ½" diameter x 3" long, 12ml each tube.
$16.00 per set plus $6.00 shipping to US address.

E: Chop sets
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E1 - Zhen Chop set: $58.00 plus $6.00 shipping to US address.
Chop size: 1 1/4" square by 3 3/4" long, soap stone with carving at end.
Rouge dish: 2 1/4" round.

Box size: 4 1/2" W 3 1/2" D x 1 1/3" H.


E2 - Golden Chop set: $58.00 plus $6.00 shipping to US address.
Chop size: 1 1/4" square by 2 1/2" long, soap stone.
Rouge dish: 2 1/4" round.

Box size: 4 1/2" W 3 3/4" D x 1 1/2" H.

Your name will be phonetically translated (or your choice of meaning translated) into 2 or 3 Chinese characters and then carved on the chop in ancient Chinese written style.


E1 - Zhen Chop Set (typical)



E 2 - Golden Chop Set (typical)
F: Chinese Painting Material Kit:

Four brushes from small to extra size (see picture on right), 2 single layer raw Shuan papers, 1 mature (sized) Shuan paper, 1 box of the small set color with 12 tubes as and one bottle of ink (the small set color and the ink are shown on the pictures above at right).

Price: $43.00 plus $15.00 shipping to US address.
Students who are taking Lian's Chinese painting lessons can purchase the kit in his workshops for $35.00.

Add to Cart is for USA customer only!
International order: see detail below.


(brushes shown are typical)

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