Look Into the Logicality of Changes of Chinese Ink From Evolution of the Function of Chinese Painting

Demei QIN


Upon the birth of painting, it was not a kind of independent art. Along with the historical development, the painting evolves from dependency to self-consciousness and independency, and such independent sources on the evolution of the function of painting, namely, developing from the cognitive function and supplementary function to the function of spiritual manifestation. If viewed from the angle of function, the function of painting has gone through the following process: Record appearance-vivid expression-artistic conception-freehand brushwork. As a whole, it is a transitional process from the depiction of object to expression of subject’s feelings and disposition. While for the development of ink and stroke, it also has gone through a process: apply the stroke (ink) according to the actual state of the object, and gradually develop to apply the stroke (ink) in accordance with the need of feelings of the creator, i.e. narrate objects-imitate image-describe inner world of men-freehand brushwork. The changes of Chinese ink involve many elements, one of which is in analyze changes of Chinese ink from evolution of the function of Chinese painting.


Function, Narrate objects; Artistic conception; Describe inner world of men; Freehand brushwork

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