129 pages, Chinese/English
Gifted artist, Yang O-shi captures the dynamic spirit of small birds with simple, vigorous strokes in the Ling-nan style. In this book, Yang details how to render the characteristic behaviors of the common Brown Sparrow, Chinese Bulbul, Oriole, Gray-Throated Minivet, White-Eye, Java Sparrow, White Java Sparrow, Formosan Yuhina, Common Kingfisher and Swallow. Includes sequential instruction, live photography, various painting styles, body posture, brush-work, birds perched and in flight, alone and in groups. Text in Chinese/English.