"May's Painting Cards" - Butterfly, Dragonfly painting 12/12

Entirely dedicated to helping you paint insects, this deck of painting cards is all about butterflies, dragonflies, crickets and cicada - all insects that play an important role in Asian - especially Chinese culture. This edition of the May's Painting Card series is instruction and inspirational at the same time.


Set of instructional Sumi-e painting cards for insect painting

Style: Sumi-e
Main Content: Butterfly, Dragonfly, Cricket, Cicada and other insects
Edition Information: Chinese, 24 individual pages, 11.4 in x 11.4 in / 28.5 cm x 28.5 cm, softcover


No more excuses - however difficult insects might seem because of their intricacy and the need of detail, with this edition of the popular May’s Painting Cards, we make things easy for you.

This deck focuses on the butterflies, dragonflies, crickets and cicadas since similar techniques can be applied to them - once you master one, the others suddenly become easy as well.

What makes this deck popular among Chinese brush painting artists apart from the fact that these insects all are intriguing objects of artistic admiration is the fact that compared to a normal Chinese brush painting book these cards are very easy to use and very handy. Just place them next to your study and yield your brush. No dog-marking or toppling over of thick books because you had to bend pages and risk them knocking over your brush rack - with these cards, practicing because fun and easy.