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Traditional Jingdezhen porcelain painting technique 'Gucai'

(People's Daily Online)    16:04, November 13, 2015
Traditional Jingdezhen porcelain painting technique 'Gucai'
43-year-old Li Shaowei paints on porcelain wares in a simple house in Jingdezhen. Li Shaowei began to learn the technique at age of 18. His teacher is famous handicraft master Dai Ronghua. As an experienced painter, Li dares not slack off and keeps practicing sketching every day. (Wang Haoyang)

As the world-famed ceramic capital, Jingdezhen city has a long history of ceramics making and a rich cultural heritage. Among 72 traditional techniques of producing porcelain, there is a porcelain painting technique “Gucai”. The technique has been famous for hundreds of years and is listed as a national intangible cultural heritage.


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(Editor:Zhang Yuan,Bianji)

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