Animals are an intrinsic part of the human experience. Artistically, as a major genre in Chinese painting, they also provide abundant inspirations. With clear instructions and illustrations in beautiful colors, The Beginner's Guide to Chinese Painting—Farm Animals and Pets introduces the techniques needed to paint cats, dogs, rabbits, roosters, ducks, pigs, goats, cattle and horses. This book is an easy-to-use guide for the newcomers who are interested in animal painting in Chinese tradition. With hundreds of illustrations in beautiful colors, and a wide selection of templates and styles, this is a must-have guide for those new to Chinese brush painting.