Eastern Gouache

Eastern Gouache

The fundamental of gouache is to use animal gelatin as cement and combined with natural mineral powder, suihienogu (すいひえのぐ, made from oyster shell powder), ink or metallic pigment and mixed with water for painting.  Eastern gouache could paint on various surface including papers, silk, wood board, lacquer and fresco, or to combine with different material.

WORKS
淡水老街
CHEN Lai-hsin (1949 - )
Dansui Old Street

Dansui, full of cultural charm and a sense of history, has been one of the artist’s key sources of i... (Read more)

太初
YUAN Zhan (1941 - )
Genesis

When it comes to her artistic pursuits, Yuan Zhan said, “I hope to create as many paths in modern ti... (Read more)

獨立
YUAN Zhan (1941 - )
Deched

In Deched by Yuan Zhan, not only mountains are formed by rows of longish color strips, everything el... (Read more)

賞畫
HSU Chen-chou (1918 - 2005)
Mother & Child in an Art Exhibition

He inherited the fine painting style and truth-to-life spirit of Lu Tieh-chou. Many of his works fro... (Read more)

喜事臨門
CHEN Chin (1907 - 1998)
Delight Event

Chen Chin’s artwork is known best for her family portraits. Besides, her illustrations for Taiwanese... (Read more)

夕月
LU Tieh-chou (1899 - 1942)
Moon

Lu returned to Taiwan from Kyoto, Japan at the turn of autumn and winter in 1930. Moon was selected ... (Read more)

淡水港的驟雨
KINOSITA Seigai (1887 - 1988)
Downpour in Tamsui Harbour

Kinosita is skilled at landscape paintings and paintings about flowers and birds. His major techniqu... (Read more)

基隆燃放水燈圖
MURAKAMI Hideo ( - )
The Ghost Festival in Keelung

This painting is based on the folk activities held during the Ghost Festival in Keelung, Taiwan. In ... (Read more)

庭院
GOUHARA Kotou (1892 - 1965)
The Garden

Gouhara incorporated plein-air painting techniques into his paintings. He was especially noted for d... (Read more)

朝涼
Lin Chih-chu (1917 - 2008)
Bathing in the Morning

Bathing in the Morning (1940) was predominantly painted in various hues of grey to foreground the vi... (Read more)

南國初夏
Huang Shui-wen (1914 - )
Early Summer in South Taiwan

Early Summer in South Taiwan (1940) portrays the beautiful, tranquil scenery of Southern Taiwan in t... (Read more)

遊戲
Hsueh Wan-tung (1911 - 1993)
Games

This painting, Games (1938), is characterized by a finely balanced composition, with all the horizon... (Read more)

蓮池
Lin Yu-shan (1997 - 2004)
Lotus Pond

Lin Yu-shan's art was immensely nurtured by his classical training in painting en-plein-air. He made... (Read more)

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