I finally made it to Dafen Art village last weekend. It is in fact a hop, skip, and a jump from Hong Kong. I am surprised that there are no organized tour trips to go there from Hong Kong, as it is a pleasant way to spend a day.
|Extra large canvas.|
The lightly pre-printed canvases allow the workers not to worry about proportions and depth. It really is glorified professional paint by numbers.
|coy art to copy cat|
I bought this oil painting. It looks abstract but on closer inspection it is a snow covered mountain. Cost 250 rnb. I paid an extra 80 rnb to have it framed. I have no idea if it is a copy or not. It just appealed to me.
|Working out the deal|
This guy says he is an authentic artist. His assistant is in the background as is his art. it really was gorgeous