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China

  1. 1. China Detria GrahamIntro to Crafts- Dr, Hightower April 9th, 2012
  2. 2. Facts
  3. 3. Flag
  4. 4. Foods Congee Jiaozi Ground meat and/or vegetable fillingRice Porridge wrapped into a thinly rolled piece of dough, which is then sealed by pressing the edges together or by crimping.
  5. 5. Chinese Paper Invention • Paper seems to have been invented around 100 BC in China. In 105 AD, under the Han Dynasty emperor Ho- Ti, a government official in China named Tsai Lun was the first to start a paper-making industry. http://www.youtube.com/wa tch?v=k0KCGcbkFeU
  6. 6. Visual symbols in Chinese art• Crane-- Longevity• Dragon-- power and immortality (associated with the emperor)• Phoenix (a mythical bird, reborn out of fire)-- renewal and fertility• Flowers-- Each flower has its seasonal associations, and is usually also a symbol of fertility
  7. 7. Pottery • Pottery and Porcelain is a well- known craft by the Chinese culture. Pottery consisted of bowls, jars, pots, and breakers. • The Chinese method of building porcelain and pottery is the same as the Indian and other cultures, the Coil Method. • Different dynasties have used clay to create whatever forms of that was necessary for life
  8. 8. Painting
  9. 9. CalligraphyAfter paper was invented by the Chinese artists, it was used because it was cheaper the silk. Differentcultures embrace different styles of writing
  10. 10. Calligraphy
  11. 11. References• http://www.chinatraditional.com/index.html• http://char.txa.cornell.edu/nonwest/china/chinahis.htm• http://www.spongobongo.com/Chinese_Art/Chinese_Ar t.htm• http://www.the-gallery-of-china.com/chinese-lotus- flower-painting-12.html• http://www.enchantedlearning.com/asia/china/• http://coseenow.net/china/• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jiaozi• http://www.closetcooking.com/2011/02/jiaozi-chinese- dumplings.html• http://char.txa.cornell.edu/nonwest/china/chinahis.htm

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