It's handmade chinese art paper. Soft and fine-textured, suitable for conveying the artistic expression of both chinese calligraphy and painting. Xuan paper features great tensile strength, smooth surface, pure and clean texture, and clean stroke, great resistance to the crease, corrosion, moth, and mold.The production of xuan paper can be loosely described as an 18-step process, and a detailed account would involve over a hundred. Some papermakers have invented steps that have been kept secret from others. 2- chinese bamboo brushes for painting and handwriting. Bamboo brush bristles are generally made from animal hair, such as white goat hair, black rabbit hair, yellow weasel hair, or a combination of the three. Bamboo brushes come in many different brush-tip sizes and set combinations, from the finest-tipped tool to a thick round-pointed brush.
3- chinese ink and wash: inksticks chinese: about this sound m; or inksticks are a type of solid ink. Chinese ink is used traditionally in several east asian cultures for calligraphy and brush painting. Inksticks are made mainly of the smoke of pine trees, soot, and animal glue, sometimes with incense or medicinal scents added.Ink wash painting uses tonality and shading achieved by varying the ink density, both by differential grinding of the ink stick in water and by varying the ink load and pressure within a single brushstroke. Ink wash painting artists spend years practicing basic brush strokes to refine their brush movement and ink flow. 4- chinese watercolor: traditional chinese watercolors are mineral and vegetable pigments, premixed with some kind of binder. The main feature of genuine chinese watercolor painting is its luminosity and transparency and that's what vegetable and mineral pigments are all about.
The purer the pigments, the more subtle their tones and brilliance will.