10 pages of instruction in this lesson.
The lesson begins with an Introduction and materials list and immediate begins to cover the four words that mean "Happy New Year!" in Chinese. Stroke by stroke Instruction for each word is shown, depicting both stroke order and direction. The lesson then covers the word dog with stroke by stroke instruction for both traditional style and running style renditions. This a followed up with an 3 examples of the word for dog in spontaneous running style using three different brushes (Large Flow, Dancing Grass, and BIFF Brush).
Finally, a signature of these Origins of Painting Lessons, there is stroke by stroke instruction for a simple Dog painting evolve from the rendering of the Chinese character for Dog. Simple, satisfying and deeply meaningful!