Guan Yu 36 Types of Beijing Opera Masks - 1

Guan Yu - Red Full Face

Full Face

This is a very common type of painted face, so-called presumably because more than any other types it resembles a full human face with all of its natural features. The first step is to apply a coat of paint over the entire face to serve as the principal color and to exaggerate the natural complexion. Next, the eyes, brows, nose, mouth, and tiny lines in Chinese painting, using precise, steady, and vigorous strokes.

Guan Yu facial makeup in the opera "Drowning of the Seven Armies." is a red full face. It gives the old warrior a solemn and dignified appearance

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