Capturing the essence of a subject — its feel & inner meaning — has been the root of Chinese art for millenia. While the western arts have focused on the surface technique, the Chinese focused on implied meaning through minimal lines and elusive mystical qualities. The solitary brush pen demanded a clear mind, focus, and a steady hand to produce a perfect stroke every time it touched the page.
Behind the lines and artwork of Daxiong resides an extensive knowledge of anatomy, form and staging, but also the inner meaning of thousands of years of Chinese history and culture.
In this section we will update regularly the posts related to art technique, history, and culture — all of the elements that go into the artwork of Daxiong.