CULTURE Pic story: inheritor of Guyacai porcelain decoration art

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Pic story: inheritor of Guyacai porcelain decoration art

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23:36, July 17, 2021

Undated file photo shows a Guyacai artwork by Cheng Xiaoqian. Guyacai, literally meaning quaint colour decoration in Chinese, is a type of porcelain decoration art invented in the 1980s. It specialty lies in a combination of Chinese art and western paintings. A Guyacai painter must not only know well about pigment features but also master proficient skills in western and traditional Chinese painting, calligraphy and seal so as to express the beauty of the classic and quaint art. As the son of Guyacai founder Cheng Yuanzhang, Cheng Xiaoqian, now 55 years old, has learnt the art since his childhood. He not only inherits the skills from his father, but also develops his own decoration style. He adds cursive handwriting and seal character to calligraphy and forms a unique style in painting mountains and waters. His works somewhat reflect ancient Chinese wisdom such as Confucianism and Taoism. Nowadays, he is a senior Chinese artist, craftsman and inheritor of Guyacai, winning numerous awar

A visitor takes photos of a Guyacai screen at the exhibition hall of Cheng Xiaoqian's artworks in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 13, 2021. Guyacai, literally meaning quaint colour decoration in Chinese, is a type of porcelain decoration art invented in the 1980s. It specialty lies in a combination of Chinese art and western paintings. A Guyacai painter must not only know well about pigment features but also master proficient skills in western and traditional Chinese painting, calligraphy and seal so as to express the beauty of the classic and quaint art. As the son of Guyacai founder Cheng Yuanzhang, Cheng Xiaoqian, now 55 years old, has learnt the art since his childhood. He not only inherits the skills from his father, but also develops his own decoration style. He adds cursive handwriting and seal character to calligraphy and forms a unique style in painting mountains and waters. His works somewhat reflect ancient Chinese wisdom such as Confucianism and Taoism. Nowa

Cheng Xiaoqian makes a Guyacai artwork at a studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2021. Guyacai, literally meaning quaint colour decoration in Chinese, is a type of porcelain decoration art invented in the 1980s. It specialty lies in a combination of Chinese art and western paintings. A Guyacai painter must not only know well about pigment features but also master proficient skills in western and traditional Chinese painting, calligraphy and seal so as to express the beauty of the classic and quaint art. As the son of Guyacai founder Cheng Yuanzhang, Cheng Xiaoqian, now 55 years old, has learnt the art since his childhood. He not only inherits the skills from his father, but also develops his own decoration style. He adds cursive handwriting and seal character to calligraphy and forms a unique style in painting mountains and waters. His works somewhat reflect ancient Chinese wisdom such as Confucianism and Taoism. Nowadays, he is a senior Chinese artist, craftsm

Undated file photo shows a Guyacai artwork by Cheng Xiaoqian. Guyacai, literally meaning quaint colour decoration in Chinese, is a type of porcelain decoration art invented in the 1980s. It specialty lies in a combination of Chinese art and western paintings. A Guyacai painter must not only know well about pigment features but also master proficient skills in western and traditional Chinese painting, calligraphy and seal so as to express the beauty of the classic and quaint art. As the son of Guyacai founder Cheng Yuanzhang, Cheng Xiaoqian, now 55 years old, has learnt the art since his childhood. He not only inherits the skills from his father, but also develops his own decoration style. He adds cursive handwriting and seal character to calligraphy and forms a unique style in painting mountains and waters. His works somewhat reflect ancient Chinese wisdom such as Confucianism and Taoism. Nowadays, he is a senior Chinese artist, craftsman and inheritor of Guyacai, winning numerous awar

Cheng Xiaoqian watches his Guyacai artwork at an exhibition hall in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 13, 2021. Guyacai, literally meaning quaint colour decoration in Chinese, is a type of porcelain decoration art invented in the 1980s. It specialty lies in a combination of Chinese art and western paintings. A Guyacai painter must not only know well about pigment features but also master proficient skills in western and traditional Chinese painting, calligraphy and seal so as to express the beauty of the classic and quaint art. As the son of Guyacai founder Cheng Yuanzhang, Cheng Xiaoqian, now 55 years old, has learnt the art since his childhood. He not only inherits the skills from his father, but also develops his own decoration style. He adds cursive handwriting and seal character to calligraphy and forms a unique style in painting mountains and waters. His works somewhat reflect ancient Chinese wisdom such as Confucianism and Taoism. Nowadays, he is a senior Chinese a

A visitor watches a Guyacai teapot at the exhibition hall of Cheng Xiaoqian's artworks in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 13, 2021. Guyacai, literally meaning quaint colour decoration in Chinese, is a type of porcelain decoration art invented in the 1980s. It specialty lies in a combination of Chinese art and western paintings. A Guyacai painter must not only know well about pigment features but also master proficient skills in western and traditional Chinese painting, calligraphy and seal so as to express the beauty of the classic and quaint art. As the son of Guyacai founder Cheng Yuanzhang, Cheng Xiaoqian, now 55 years old, has learnt the art since his childhood. He not only inherits the skills from his father, but also develops his own decoration style. He adds cursive handwriting and seal character to calligraphy and forms a unique style in painting mountains and waters. His works somewhat reflect ancient Chinese wisdom such as Confucianism and Taoism. Nowadays, he

A visitor watches a Guyacai artwork at the exhibition hall of Cheng Xiaoqian's artworks in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 13, 2021. Guyacai, literally meaning quaint colour decoration in Chinese, is a type of porcelain decoration art invented in the 1980s. It specialty lies in a combination of Chinese art and western paintings. A Guyacai painter must not only know well about pigment features but also master proficient skills in western and traditional Chinese painting, calligraphy and seal so as to express the beauty of the classic and quaint art. As the son of Guyacai founder Cheng Yuanzhang, Cheng Xiaoqian, now 55 years old, has learnt the art since his childhood. He not only inherits the skills from his father, but also develops his own decoration style. He adds cursive handwriting and seal character to calligraphy and forms a unique style in painting mountains and waters. His works somewhat reflect ancient Chinese wisdom such as Confucianism and Taoism. Nowadays, h

A visitor watches a Guyacai porcelain cup at the exhibition hall of Cheng Xiaoqian's artworks in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 13, 2021. Guyacai, literally meaning quaint colour decoration in Chinese, is a type of porcelain decoration art invented in the 1980s. It specialty lies in a combination of Chinese art and western paintings. A Guyacai painter must not only know well about pigment features but also master proficient skills in western and traditional Chinese painting, calligraphy and seal so as to express the beauty of the classic and quaint art. As the son of Guyacai founder Cheng Yuanzhang, Cheng Xiaoqian, now 55 years old, has learnt the art since his childhood. He not only inherits the skills from his father, but also develops his own decoration style. He adds cursive handwriting and seal character to calligraphy and forms a unique style in painting mountains and waters. His works somewhat reflect ancient Chinese wisdom such as Confucianism and Taoism. Nowad

Cheng Xiaoqian mixes pigment at a studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2021. Guyacai, literally meaning quaint colour decoration in Chinese, is a type of porcelain decoration art invented in the 1980s. It specialty lies in a combination of Chinese art and western paintings. A Guyacai painter must not only know well about pigment features but also master proficient skills in western and traditional Chinese painting, calligraphy and seal so as to express the beauty of the classic and quaint art. As the son of Guyacai founder Cheng Yuanzhang, Cheng Xiaoqian, now 55 years old, has learnt the art since his childhood. He not only inherits the skills from his father, but also develops his own decoration style. He adds cursive handwriting and seal character to calligraphy and forms a unique style in painting mountains and waters. His works somewhat reflect ancient Chinese wisdom such as Confucianism and Taoism. Nowadays, he is a senior Chinese artist, craftsman and inh

Cheng Xiaoqian checks the quality of a Guyacai porcelain cup at a studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 13, 2021. Guyacai, literally meaning quaint colour decoration in Chinese, is a type of porcelain decoration art invented in the 1980s. It specialty lies in a combination of Chinese art and western paintings. A Guyacai painter must not only know well about pigment features but also master proficient skills in western and traditional Chinese painting, calligraphy and seal so as to express the beauty of the classic and quaint art. As the son of Guyacai founder Cheng Yuanzhang, Cheng Xiaoqian, now 55 years old, has learnt the art since his childhood. He not only inherits the skills from his father, but also develops his own decoration style. He adds cursive handwriting and seal character to calligraphy and forms a unique style in painting mountains and waters. His works somewhat reflect ancient Chinese wisdom such as Confucianism and Taoism. Nowadays, he is a senior C

Cheng Xiaoqian paints Guyacai on a porcelain cup at a studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 13, 2021. Guyacai, literally meaning quaint colour decoration in Chinese, is a type of porcelain decoration art invented in the 1980s. It specialty lies in a combination of Chinese art and western paintings. A Guyacai painter must not only know well about pigment features but also master proficient skills in western and traditional Chinese painting, calligraphy and seal so as to express the beauty of the classic and quaint art. As the son of Guyacai founder Cheng Yuanzhang, Cheng Xiaoqian, now 55 years old, has learnt the art since his childhood. He not only inherits the skills from his father, but also develops his own decoration style. He adds cursive handwriting and seal character to calligraphy and forms a unique style in painting mountains and waters. His works somewhat reflect ancient Chinese wisdom such as Confucianism and Taoism. Nowadays, he is a senior Chinese artis

Cheng Xiaoqian (L) guides an apprentice at a studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 13, 2021. Guyacai, literally meaning quaint colour decoration in Chinese, is a type of porcelain decoration art invented in the 1980s. It specialty lies in a combination of Chinese art and western paintings. A Guyacai painter must not only know well about pigment features but also master proficient skills in western and traditional Chinese painting, calligraphy and seal so as to express the beauty of the classic and quaint art. As the son of Guyacai founder Cheng Yuanzhang, Cheng Xiaoqian, now 55 years old, has learnt the art since his childhood. He not only inherits the skills from his father, but also develops his own decoration style. He adds cursive handwriting and seal character to calligraphy and forms a unique style in painting mountains and waters. His works somewhat reflect ancient Chinese wisdom such as Confucianism and Taoism. Nowadays, he is a senior Chinese artist, crafts

Cheng Xiaoqian selects writing brush for making Guyacai artwork at a studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 13, 2021. Guyacai, literally meaning quaint colour decoration in Chinese, is a type of porcelain decoration art invented in the 1980s. It specialty lies in a combination of Chinese art and western paintings. A Guyacai painter must not only know well about pigment features but also master proficient skills in western and traditional Chinese painting, calligraphy and seal so as to express the beauty of the classic and quaint art. As the son of Guyacai founder Cheng Yuanzhang, Cheng Xiaoqian, now 55 years old, has learnt the art since his childhood. He not only inherits the skills from his father, but also develops his own decoration style. He adds cursive handwriting and seal character to calligraphy and forms a unique style in painting mountains and waters. His works somewhat reflect ancient Chinese wisdom such as Confucianism and Taoism. Nowadays, he is a senio

Cheng Xiaoqian paints on a Guyacai porcelain cup at a studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 13, 2021. Guyacai, literally meaning quaint colour decoration in Chinese, is a type of porcelain decoration art invented in the 1980s. It specialty lies in a combination of Chinese art and western paintings. A Guyacai painter must not only know well about pigment features but also master proficient skills in western and traditional Chinese painting, calligraphy and seal so as to express the beauty of the classic and quaint art. As the son of Guyacai founder Cheng Yuanzhang, Cheng Xiaoqian, now 55 years old, has learnt the art since his childhood. He not only inherits the skills from his father, but also develops his own decoration style. He adds cursive handwriting and seal character to calligraphy and forms a unique style in painting mountains and waters. His works somewhat reflect ancient Chinese wisdom such as Confucianism and Taoism. Nowadays, he is a senior Chinese artis

Cheng Xiaoqian paints the eye of a peacock at a studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2021. Guyacai, literally meaning quaint colour decoration in Chinese, is a type of porcelain decoration art invented in the 1980s. It specialty lies in a combination of Chinese art and western paintings. A Guyacai painter must not only know well about pigment features but also master proficient skills in western and traditional Chinese painting, calligraphy and seal so as to express the beauty of the classic and quaint art. As the son of Guyacai founder Cheng Yuanzhang, Cheng Xiaoqian, now 55 years old, has learnt the art since his childhood. He not only inherits the skills from his father, but also develops his own decoration style. He adds cursive handwriting and seal character to calligraphy and forms a unique style in painting mountains and waters. His works somewhat reflect ancient Chinese wisdom such as Confucianism and Taoism. Nowadays, he is a senior Chinese artist, cra

Undated file photo shows a Guyacai artwork by Cheng Xiaoqian. Guyacai, literally meaning quaint colour decoration in Chinese, is a type of porcelain decoration art invented in the 1980s. It specialty lies in a combination of Chinese art and western paintings. A Guyacai painter must not only know well about pigment features but also master proficient skills in western and traditional Chinese painting, calligraphy and seal so as to express the beauty of the classic and quaint art. As the son of Guyacai founder Cheng Yuanzhang, Cheng Xiaoqian, now 55 years old, has learnt the art since his childhood. He not only inherits the skills from his father, but also develops his own decoration style. He adds cursive handwriting and seal character to calligraphy and forms a unique style in painting mountains and waters. His works somewhat reflect ancient Chinese wisdom such as Confucianism and Taoism. Nowadays, he is a senior Chinese artist, craftsman and inheritor of Guyacai, winning numerous awar

Cheng Xiaoqian checks the flaw on a porcelain cup under a light at a studio in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 14, 2021. Guyacai, literally meaning quaint colour decoration in Chinese, is a type of porcelain decoration art invented in the 1980s. It specialty lies in a combination of Chinese art and western paintings. A Guyacai painter must not only know well about pigment features but also master proficient skills in western and traditional Chinese painting, calligraphy and seal so as to express the beauty of the classic and quaint art. As the son of Guyacai founder Cheng Yuanzhang, Cheng Xiaoqian, now 55 years old, has learnt the art since his childhood. He not only inherits the skills from his father, but also develops his own decoration style. He adds cursive handwriting and seal character to calligraphy and forms a unique style in painting mountains and waters. His works somewhat reflect ancient Chinese wisdom such as Confucianism and Taoism. Nowadays, he is a senio

A visitor watches a Guyacai vase at the exhibition hall of Cheng Xiaoqian's artworks in Jingdezhen, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 13, 2021. Guyacai, literally meaning quaint colour decoration in Chinese, is a type of porcelain decoration art invented in the 1980s. It specialty lies in a combination of Chinese art and western paintings. A Guyacai painter must not only know well about pigment features but also master proficient skills in western and traditional Chinese painting, calligraphy and seal so as to express the beauty of the classic and quaint art. As the son of Guyacai founder Cheng Yuanzhang, Cheng Xiaoqian, now 55 years old, has learnt the art since his childhood. He not only inherits the skills from his father, but also develops his own decoration style. He adds cursive handwriting and seal character to calligraphy and forms a unique style in painting mountains and waters. His works somewhat reflect ancient Chinese wisdom such as Confucianism and Taoism. Nowadays, he i

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