Silk Painting, do you know that kind of art?
Silk Painting is not just a painting genre. By its nature, it’s the art of applying dye to silks. As one of the senior arts, it is dated over thousands of years and originated from Asia and more precisely from China.
The ancient art known as Bo Painting was developed by chinese artists who chose precious pure white silk as the ideal and luxury canvas for painting. Silk cloths were originally reserved for the Emperors of China. Therefore, silks were spread through chinese culture and became famous thanks to Chinese merchants.
Nowadays, painting on silk has become an excuisite way of painting fancy patterns with the use of specific tools such as gutta.
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