Description Watercolor, 15 x 11; the Temple, located in Beijing, China, grounds covers 2.73 km of parkland, and comprises three main groups of constructions, all built according to strict philosophical requirements. The Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests has four inner, twelve middle and twelve outer columns, representing the four seasons, twelve months and twelve traditional Chinese hours respectively. Combined together, the twelve middle and twelve outer pillars represent the traditional solar term. The building is completely wooden, with no nails. All the buildings within the Temple have special dark blue roof tiles, representing the Heaven.
Lisa Lu, State of Washington Member Since March 2009 Artist Statement Lisa first started painting with color pencils at the age of 10, and she has always loved to paint ever since; it allows her to express feelings with a peaceful mind. Self-taught and self-developed in watercolor and ink painting, each of Lisa's painting is a journey to adventure. Lisa presently resides with her husband and their son in the State of Washington. She is a licensed architect, and currently works in an architecture firm, while continuing self study and painting on architecture and landscape subjects in watercolors.