Ning demonstrates how to paint the ambassador of spring, the heroic elegant Iris.
Here is a wonderful basic study of all elements in a flower painting in Blue Iris. It is followed by the special technique of integrating multiple rich colors in Purple Iris,
Ning shares photo studies, examples of his finished pieces, film of China and detailed lectures to inform the student of the spiritual nature of each subject and the materials and techniques used to render them. He provides stroke-by-stroke instruction in a friendly conversational style that makes brush painting "a piece of cake".