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Beijing Shopping - Chinese Scroll Painting

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16:49, August 28, 2012

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The art of Chinese scroll painting dates back at least 4,000 years. This art form is considered by many people as the aesthetic high point of Chinese culture.

The Chinese use special brushes and inks to create calligraphy and art on the scrolls.

Typically, the designs include subjects such as animals, birds, flowers, people, landscapes, and simple calligraphy that might include inspirational words or messages.

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