For artistic souls looking to experiment in a new medium—or for budding young artists looking for the right
medium—these kits have everything you need to get started in the elegant art of Chinese brush painting. Introduction to Chinese Brush Painting
includes an illustrated instructional booklet outlining twelve painting projects (e.g., a Chinese orchid, great blue heron), five sheets of rice paper, practice pad and ink stone, black ink stick, three paintbrushes with porcelain brush rest, five tubes of Chinese watercolor paints, and one sheet of reusable slate practice paper. The instruction booklet in Chinese Brush Painting for Young Artists
offers more rudimentary instruction to youngsters 8 and up (or beginner adult artists) along with a pad of art paper, eight watercolor paints, two paintbrushes, ink stick and ink stone, five sheets of rice paper, and five animal templates).