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  Watercolor block printing  

Ink paintings are one of the oldest known Chinese art forms. With just a few strokes in limited colors, beautiful landscapes and vibrant animals can be brought to life.

But art by the old masters is hard to find, and harder to afford, so the question is, how to make it accessible for the average Joe.

This program gives a brief introduction to Muban shuiyin, or watercolor block printing, an ancient method used to reproduce ink paintings.

Hosting and script: Guanny Liu

Camera and editing: Casey Chin

Producer: Chen Xiaorong & Wen Yi

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The plan is part of a 17-year-long project that started last year to preserve unique folk arts, crafts, literature and traditions in China.

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Intangible cultural heritage in Tibet receives effective protection

Warning sounded over opera styles

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