Palekh miniatureis a Russian folk handicraft of miniature painting, which is done with tempera paints on varnished articles made of papier-mâché (small boxes, cigarette and powder cases etc.). Palekh Russian lacquer art on papier-mâché first appeared in 1923 in the village of Palekh, located in the district of (Ivanovo Oblast), and is based on a long local history of icon painting. This handicraft and style of miniature painting bore different names throughout its development, such as the... continue reading
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How to Make a LanternA lantern is one kind of Chinese handicraft. Here is how to make a lantern. It's easy, so give it a try.Steps:1. Use a rectangular piece of paper and draw some drawings you like on it.2. Fold the paper into strips repeatedly from the downside to the upside.3. Curve the folded paper into a circle and stick it from one end to the other.4. Stick a base on the bottom of the lantern and put a candle on the base.5. Put a lid on the top of the lantern and stick... continue reading
Beijing clay figurine.Clay sculpture art is a kind of old and common folk art in China. It regards earth as raw materials, in order to pinch by hand and make into shape. Or plain or color, take personages, the animal as the core.In China, history of the clay figurine is very long, can be learnt from the historical relic of history in China, pinched the craft which moulded the clay figurine 3,000 years ago. All parts, north and south of China, have skill high actor make clay figurine very,... continue reading
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