Chinese Opera Picture Book Series: The Empty Fort Strategy
中国传统戏剧图画书的创新尝试，权威改编，经典绘释，让孩子们亲近国粹艺术，亲近传统文化！Chinese opera (Chinese: 戲曲; pinyin: xìqǔ) is a popular form of drama and musical theatre in China with roots going back to the early periods in China. Chinese Opera Picture Book Series introduces Chinese Opera to young readers through vivid illustrations and easy-to-read text. Great way to let the new generation of children to appreciate and understand the culture and Chinese Opera. This story - The Empty Fort Strategy is a very popular Beijing Opera show. The story is origin from "The Romance of the Three Kingdom".
The Empty Fort Strategy uses a traditional Chinese painting style fine brushwork technique and traditional landscape painting characterized by the prominence of blue and green colors, and successfully draws inspiration from Beijing Opera’s facial makeup images and costume design, creating a vivid and gorgeous visual effect. The picture book successfully creates several characters in the Three Kingdoms period such as Zhuge Liang, the brave and resourceful prime minister of Shu-Han Kingdom who would spare no effort in the performance of his duty until death, and Sima Yi, a powerful minister of Wei Kingdom and a skeptical mastermind. Through the contrast between the dynamic and the static, the virtual and the actual, as well as the many and the few, the book perfectly presents a sense of rhythm.