12 Zodiac Animals
Chinese zodiac animal painting, either vivid and interesting, or majestic and powerful, with thousands of postures, gives people a natural and ecological beauty. Chinese zodiac animal paintings is very popular in China and other Asian countries. The Chinese zodiac is a classification scheme based on the lunar calendar that assigns an animal and its reputed attributes to each year in a repeating 12-year cycle. The 12-year cycle is an approximation to the 11.85-year orbital period of Jupiter. Originating from China, the zodiac and its variations remain popular in many Asian countries, such as Japan, South Korea, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand.
Identifying this scheme using the generic term "zodiac" reflects several superficial similarities to the Western zodiac: both have time cycles divided into 12 parts, each labels at least the majority of those parts with names of animals, and each is widely associated with a culture of ascribing a person's personality or events in his or her life to the supposed influence of the person's particular relationship to the cycle. Chinese zodiac paintings is the art of traditional Chinese painting, animal painting is called "picture of animals". It is a painting culture with the theme of animal life attitude. Most of them express their feelings through the scenery and express their feelings through objects. Among them, there are many things that can be painted, such as the roaring of the dragon, the lion and the tiger, the galloping of the steed horse, the blessing of the five oxen, the rich peacock, the changeable monkey, the naive cat, etc., which are all the subjects of animal paintings. Through the deep description of animals and the integration of their thoughts and feelings, the artist expresses the feelings of joy, anger, sadness. Browse through our large collection of Chinese zodiac paintings and feel free to ask questions, our friendly staff will answer you.