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Pu Hui Painting: Lu Zhen Li – Artist At Work Gaomi City, Shandong Province Posted Dec 20, 2010 by Chinavine

Pu hui paintings differ from woodblock prints in that all painting is done by hand. Also, woodblocks are limited to five colors, whereas pu hui paintings may contain many more. The artist uses burnt willow twigs to draw the outline ...

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Cloth Tigers: Liu Qingha – Cloth Tiger Game Lu Liu Village, Shandong Province Posted Dec 18, 2010 by Chinavine

Build your own colorful cloth tiger with this interactive game.

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Mud Toys: Nie Xiewei – – – Nie Jiazhuang Village, Shandong Province Posted Sep 21, 2010 by Chinavine

Here are some examples of Nie’s painted mud toys, representing tigers for strength.

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Kites: Ha Yi Qi 哈亦琦 : 风筝 – Cultural Heritage Beijing Province Posted Sep 21, 2010 by Chinavine

Folk Art Transmission Ha’s great-grandfather and grandfather made kites to support their families. Ha’s father made kites for this reason, but he also considered kite making a family treasure and tradition, and so he focused on how to transmit this ...

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Kites: Ha Yi Qi 哈亦琦 : 风筝 – Gallery Beijing Province Posted Sep 21, 2010 by Chinavine

Ha Yi Qi’s kites are created in a wide range of styles, each with different symbolic meaning, and suited for different flying conditions.

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Kites: Ha Yi Qi 哈亦琦 : 风筝 – Artist At Work Beijing Province Posted Sep 21, 2010 by Chinavine

The Beijing style of kite making involves very intricate decorative patterns with symbolic meanings. There are eight types of kites, each with a different structure and purpose, and suited to different conditions for flying. Kites like those made by Ha ...

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Kites: Ha Yi Qi 哈亦琦 : 风筝 – Workshop Beijing Province Posted Sep 21, 2010 by Chinavine

Ha’s family has made kites for over 160 years, and Ha Yiqi is a fourth generation kite maker. His great-grandfather was fascinated by kites. While he was working in a restaurant, he bought a kite and learned how to make ...

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Yo-Yos: Zhang Guo Liang 张国良 – Cultural Heritage Beijing Province Posted Sep 20, 2010 by Chinavine

Families have used yo-yos for fun and recreation for over two thousand years. Although they are called “yo-yos” in the West, the traditional Chinese name for them appropriately means “empty bamboo.” According to one story, the yo-yos that Mr. Zhang ...

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Yo-Yos: Zhang Guo Liang 张国良 – Gallery Beijing Province Posted Sep 20, 2010 by Chinavine

Here you can view an assortment of yo-yos, made from varying materials, as well as see them in action!

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Yo-Yos: Zhang Guo Liang 张国良 – Artist At Work Beijing Province Posted Sep 20, 2010 by Chinavine

Variety is key to yo-yos, and their sizes and shapes have grown more diverse with time. While yo-yos were originally made solely from bamboo, other materials are often used now. Since 1990, the diameters of yo-yos have increased. Zhang makes ...

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