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CHINESE KITES: AN ILLUSTRATED STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE

CHINESE KITES: AN ILLUSTRATED STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE
$27.95
Learn to build and fly your own authentic traditional chinese kites with this user-friendly crafts book.

Kites and China are practically synonymous, since these childhood toys were originally invented there before becoming popular around the world. For over 2000 years, kites have been a common sight in China, from the imperial court to the common people, and over that time period the craftsmanship of the kite has been perfected--and includes a diversity and richness of styles.

In Chinese Kites, you'll learn not only the history and varied forms of the Chinese kite, but also how to produce, step-by-step, a beautiful Chinese kite of your own! Learn how to:

  • Create the kite's framework Paint colorful designs
  • Master the techniques of putting the painted cover on the framework
  • Fly your creation!
  • With Chinese Kites, you will be able to experience firsthand the joy of seeing a kite you made soaring across the sky.

    ISBN: 
    9781602200142
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    Binding: 
    Hardcover
    Publication Date: 
    October 7, 2014
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