烟壶随笔 | Snuff Bottle Blog
烟壶随笔 | Snuff Bottle Blog
In 2013, the HeBei (河北) province talent development team launched an important 3 years program. This program will developing 1000 most talented youth and young people in the province. The program will sponsor candidates in the area of science, technology and arts. Specially selected candidates are invited to join this prestigious program sponsored and resourced by the governor of HeBei province.
The Yi style Inner Painting of HengSui (衡水) is an area selected for development under the program. The task of selecting credible and talented candidate is given to Master Wang Xi San’s (王習三) son, Master Wang Zi Yong (王自勇). Master Wang Zi Yong has been groomed over the years by Master Wang Xi San to take over the helm of the Yi Style Inner Painting School.
Under this development program, Master Wang Zi Yong will serve as the teacher and the person in charge. The selected 2 candidates for the program are Master Zhang Da Yong (张大勇) and Master Jin Yi Min (金一鸣). They will officially come under the stewardship of Master Wang. Master Wang Zi Yong will be coach the two selected candidate personally for 3 years starting from 2013.
Master Wang Zi Yong is an world class inside painting artist. He has invented many innovative painting technique. One example is his unique way of using thick Chinese colored ink for landscape painting. Master Wang has also introduced inside painting to area like the inside painted crystal ball, vase and other artifacts. He is also the chief editor of many Inside Painting snuff bottles books and magazines. Some of the publication that he is in charge of are: “China Inside Painting Dictionary”, “The Yi Style Inside Painting Masterpieces” and “The Yi Style Inside Painting Magazine”. He was awarded the title of outstanding cultural contributor by the HeBei governors.
Master Zhang Da Yong was selected into this program because to his innovative ways of painting. Master Zhang has mastered many different painting technique. He is also good at calligraphy. His masterpieces shows the vast number of subjects.
Master Jin Yi Min is selected for his accomplishment in portrait painting. He is currently one of the most outstanding inside painting portrait artist in China.
With Master Wand Zi Yong, Master Zhang Da Yong and Master Jin Yi Min, the art of inside painting will definitely reach a new height.
Works of Master Wang Zi Yong
Bottle 1 : Serene Landscape
Bottle 2 : Three Scholar Friends
Works of Master Jin Yi Min
Bottle 3 : Marilyn Monroe
Bottle 4 : Young girl of the Miao tribe
Works of Master Zhang Da Yong
Bottle 5 : Meditation
Bottle 6 : Discussing the Buddhist scriptures
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