The paper-cut in China(1 post)
<p>craft stores The northern school representative for the Shanxi, Weixian County, Shanxi paper-cut paper-cut folk paper-cut, magnetic paper-cut and Shandong folk paper-cut.
Folk paper-cutting in Shanxi is a very common mass art, those over fifty years old woman and the simplicity of pretty girl, often with the help of a small pair of scissors or a knife, curved natural, flexible operation on paper hollow shear carved figure, decorated with your own life. When the spring, when you walk into the Northwest Shanxi village house, see the yellow earth, eyes gray caves, seems to think the colors here too monotonous. However, you can have a look on the window, the colorful grilles and colored pattern, the windward floating door, cupboard, the barn, corrals, auspicious colored paper flowers, you will really issued praise, as if feeling the rich flavor of life. Yes, paper-cut is one such rooted among the people, and people's life is closely related to thousands of households, hyperchromic Tim like a folk art form. In the old country, people often put paper-cut craft level as tasting daughter-in-law smart or clumsy sign, rural women naturally became a paper-cut folk heritage.
Paper-cut is a folk activity important, while the rich folk paper-cutting, is provided free to roam the creation of the wide world. Folk paper-cut is closely combined with local customs, contains the national spirit and national psychological quality, is the organic part of national traditional culture. All season and year, housing, clothing, birth, marriage and funeral, adult birthday feast, the paper-cut is reflected.
By season and year as an example. Lunar January day every spring, hanging streamers attached grilles, a festive atmosphere. Lunar January fifteen downtown lanterns, lights should be affixed to the paper-cut, more beautiful. In March the Qingming, offering to put paper-cut, expression with progenitor. In May, the Dragon Boat Festival, a" top", to avoid plague. July 7th Festival, the girl together, cutting pattern, competition intelligence. In September nine Chung Yeung Festival, cutting the flag, contain is shown rise step by step in the world. A cold October 1st day in North Region of Shanxi Agricultural, with colored paper cut clothes, clothing, shoes, hats or do, by all kinds of style, in front of the door or cemetery incineration, pinned to the dead or living.
From the point of funerals. When the marriage, gate both sides want to paste red double happiness characters, Jinnan area but also in the Escort 's dowry with" Lotus"," fish flapping kylin send"," mandarin ducks" and other large paper-cut coverage, as deck. Pillow, handkerchief embroidery, paper-cut for the bottom is embroidered into the. Send funeral battle paper streamers, shaking Qian Shu, golden hill, car", is a paper carving paste system.
home decorators These extremely ordinary paper-cut works, though not as luxurious as pearls and jade glory, is implicated in everybody's heart, along with thousands of households living, has led the artistic charm of heartbeat soul. Folk paper-cut themes mostly character, animal, plants and flowers, is it can borrow the life of common things, through homophonic, symbol and other practices, constitute the allegorical art picture. Such as" Butterfly Lovers"," Phoenix and peony" symbol of marriage and the sacred. " Bang" play toad token of love sincere. " Wishful" said persimmon and four luck, peace and happiness. " Magpie" meaning branches look very happy, happy door. Pig body of the decorative pattern, with a group of pigs, to describe the "more". The new wife arms doll, means " son" and so on. In the paper-cut art world, folk can exquisite hand can by virtue of their imagination to depict the ideal, spirit with form, express, new idea, Qiao Yi.
Shanxi folk paper-cut style format, according to local folklore and practical need for objects, circumstances alter cases. The most common is the window pane, its size according to the shape to be. If the north area of Shanxi window format with diamond, circular, polygonal, style, window with window varies, small Cunxu, exquisite dexterity, childish is interesting; the big four angle, six angle, octagonal echoed the" flower", generous elegance. The area of Xinzhou, celebrating the Spring Festival, or marriage to paste" the window", that is cut out of persimmon, Ruyi, peony, lotus, bergamot, osmanthus, Sheng, wish the new wife is good at needlework, have a lovely baby early, happy. Shanxi folk paper-cut style, overall, has the northern region expanded rough, majestic, concise, simple features.
However, due to the geographical environment, customs, aesthetic concept of the wood is the same as, around the paper-cut and differences. Such as, Jinzhong, Shanxi, Lvliang mountainous area in southeast of Shanxi, paper-cut, for monochrome paper-cutting, style simple, rugged. While popular in Yanbei area dyeing paper-cut is graceful, elegant, gorgeous, especially in the" best window" as the representative of. Jincheng magnetic paper-cut in China has a history of one thousand five hundred years of paper-cut culture with elements of science and technology, make its more fashion, more extensive application, reflects the progress of science and technology value concept. People life is an evergreen tree. Then, we say that the scissors art is the evergreen tree of flowers and fruit. Folk paper-cut is rooted in the folk, spread in the folk, native soil fragrance, earthy, always exudes a art.
asianwallarts.com Guangling paper-cut
" All the window" to modeling realistic, carving delicate, colorful and celebrated. Its raw material is a single white paper, tool is several edge oblique ranging from the size of the burin. Program is the first knife engraved paper-cut finished, then dyed coloring. Folk craftsman is very exquisite knife carving method and coloring techniques, they with simple tools, take the incised carved mainly, supplemented by approach, in just a few minutes of lively and vigorous flourishes in calligraphy making many finished products. Coloring with good liquor color, the deployment of the darker color can add a small amount of alum, so as to make the painted bright colors and can also ensure the paper-cut, stored a long time. Guangling paper-cut for its superb artistry has earned a reputation, now have sold to France, USA, Japan, Poland and other country, become the overseas friends of precious works of art.</p>
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