Methods, Practice, and Case Studies pp Cite as. Making up a facial symbolism is a very specific skill and makeup art in the Chinese opera. The performers use colorful paintings to paint variety of symbolism and line arts on their faces. These emphasize the characteristics, positions, ages, and the provenances of the characters. The method of this research applies the content analysis method to comprise a literature review of the painted-face of Jing role in the Chinese opera. The literature review has been handled and coded using the qualitative data analysis software NVivo
Kumadori — The Painted Faces of Japanese Kabuki Theatre
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Asian Faces Paintings
In Japan, the beautiful and enigmatic Geisha represents one of the most iconic cultural images in the country. They have been around since as early as A. Trained in fine arts such as dance, singing, playing the shamisen, dining manners, and friendly conversation, the Geisha has become an icon of Japanese culture. Extremely popular among foreign visitors who hope to catch a glimpse of them on their travels, Geishas can still be seen on the winding streets of Kyoto and in other parts of Japan, and do seem to continue many of the traditions of Geisha training and performance which have continued for hundreds of years in this fascinating country.
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