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Art Project for Kids: How to make a Chinese Scroll

July 27, 2013 by  
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Art Project for Kids: How to make a Chinese Scroll
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Ancient Chinese scrolls are vertical paper rolls where the artists painted landscapes, gardens or flowers. Today we will make our own with a very fun an creative technique using an eyedropper, ink and a straw. To learn how to make it, take a look at the video:

Art History for Kids: Chinese rolled scrolls

July 16, 2013 by  
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Art History for Kids: Chinese rolled scrolls
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Chinese rolled scrolls are beautiful vertical paper rolls where the artists create a composition with painting and calligraphy. The painting surface can be made either of paper or silk. A Chinese rolled scroll usually has a thin wooden bar at the top, with a silk cord fastened for hanging. It also has a wooden cylindrical [...]

Art Project for Kids: Shadow Puppet Show

July 5, 2013 by  
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This puppet show was made entirely by two of my students during the China art camp. They thought about the story and the characters, and then they built each of them.                 Here it is: their wonderful story:

Art project for Kids: The History of Paper

July 5, 2013 by  
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Art project for Kids: The History of Paper
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Paper is all around us, today we will learn about the history of paper for kids. Paper was first made in China more than 2,000 years ago when an official named Cai Lun, who worked for the Imperial court during the Han Dynasty (202 BCE-220 CE), created a sheet of paper using discarded silk fibers [...]

Art Project for Kids: Shadow Puppets

July 4, 2013 by  
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Art Project for Kids: Shadow Puppets
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Shadow puppets are a perfect activity for Children, they can enjoy the whole process, from making up the story, designing and building the characters and presenting the show. This art project was one of the favorite during our China series.