Research about Techniques of Chinese Traditional Architectural Stone Carving
This paper discusses the artistic processing techniques of Chinese traditional architectural stone carving, and describes the classification of stones, procedures of processing technology, transformations of artistic style in the development of the society, as well as comparisons of the style of the architectural stone carving between central plains and Guangdong Chaozhou and Shantou areas, formations of local characteristics and evolutions of each historical period. This paper also probes into the artistic processing techniques and esthetics of Chinese architectural stone carving, and initiates people to have profound understanding to the artistic values of Chinese traditional architectural stone carving, in order to provide references in modernization strategy, and enable new development of artistic processing of modern architectural stone carving.
Zhengyi Jiang, Xianghua Liu and Jinglong Bu
X. H. Li "Research about Techniques of Chinese Traditional Architectural Stone Carving", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 154-155, pp. 1232-1239, 2011