Chinese Kites

Chinese Kites

An Illustrated Step-by-step Guide

Book - 2015
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Learn to build and fly your own authentic traditional chinese kites with this user-friendly crafts book.

Kites and China are practically synonymous, since these childhood toys were originally invented there before becoming popular around the world. For over 2000 years, kites have been a common sight in China, from the imperial court to the common people, and over that time period the craftsmanship of the kite has been perfected--and includes a diversity and richness of styles.

In Chinese Kites , you'll learn not only the history and varied forms of the Chinese kite, but also how to produce, step-by-step, a beautiful Chinese kite of your own! Learn how to: Create the kite's framework Paint colorful designs Master the techniques of putting the painted cover on the framework Fly your creation! With Chinese Kites , you will be able to experience firsthand the joy of seeing a kite you made soaring across the sky.
Publisher: New York :, Better Link Press,, [2015]
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781602200142
Branch Call Number: ANF 745.592 BIN
Characteristics: 152 pages : colour illustrations ; 27 cm


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