Ancient Chinese Art
Explore Chinese art across the ages. Learn the six rules of Chinese painting and how many soldiers ore in a terracotta army. This book is packed full of priceless works of art from this great civilization. Discover the beliefs, inventions, and materials that helped the art and culture of ancient China to develop. Full captions explain works of art in detail. A timeline summarizes the history of ancient China and key moments in the development of its art. Make your own version of an ancient Chinese wall relief with the step-by-step instructions included in this book.
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