First developed in the 19th Century. A more modern style, but definitely having Western roots. Notable for the use of opaque white.
The Lingnan School or Lingnan ‘Thought’, is a marriage of old and new, bold and bright, or pale, gorgeous color, strong or light. And simple line. Formal or free. New expression, new delight, both Oriental and European, inform your impression, Lingnan Style. For Lingnan loves and preserves all that’s useful and old, using the ‘new’ to make the old yield up new mysteries and impressions. Lingnan seeks to renew, revitalize, reinforce, not just Chinese Brush Painting but all culture, including Western. It enriches all world culture.