Morning Exercise

Eating with Chopsticks

Chinese Calligraphy

Chinese Water Painting

Singing Chinese Songs


Skipping Rope


Wrapping Dumplings





Hi, my name is Cai Wei. I'm demonstrating how to make a Chinese water painting. Water painting is a very old but still popular style of painting in China. Water paintings most often depict natural scenes and landscapes. Bamboo, grapes, flowers, shrimp, fish, cats, crabs, cranes, mountains and rivers are the most common themes. (You can see another of my paintings on the home page.)

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Audio: Cai Wei's introduction.

Audio: Cai Wei's explanation.

Video: Cai Wei painting.


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