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Chinese-based Art Sites? (and an art-related translation request)

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I'm a novice artist and I was wondering if there was any Mandarin-based art/design sites and forums related to art so that I could simultaneously practice art with Chinese.


On top of that, I've been having a hard time finding translation for some art terms (such as composition, tonal value, linework, portfolio, structure, gesture) what might the translations of these terms be (or where might I look to find them)?

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composition| BrE kɒmpəˈzɪʃ(ə)n, AmE ˌkɑmpəˈzɪʃ(ə)n | nounUncountable and countable(make-up)构成 gòuchéng metallic/similar in composition金属成分的/成分相似的 UncountableMusic,Literature (act or art of composing)创作 chuàngzuò to study composition学习作曲 of my/her own composition由我/她自己创作CountableMusic,Literature (work)作品 zuòpǐn UncountableSchool (writing of essay)写作 xiězuò CountableSchool (essay)作文 zuòwén UncountablePrinting 排版 páibǎn composition techniques排版技术


Sorry for the horrible formatting. This is just copy and pasted from Apple's built-in dictionary. It makes it quite clear what the connotations of each Chinese word are. Where have you looked for your definitions of these words, previously? Have you checked Pleco?


I tried searching baidu for some word lists (词汇). I tried 艺术专业,美术专业,and 绘画专业 to find some word lists. While they don't have most of the words you list, they have a lot of words for discussing art.


Make sure to hit the 继续阅读 to see the full document and not just the first few pages.





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