Zhejiang, Fu Juanfu was educated by private tutors at home. Under his father's influence, he de- veloped a keen nterest in art and erature since he was young. Fu joined the Xiling Painting and Cal- ligraphy Society in 1926 and learned after the chairman of the Society, Wang Qianlou.
Fu Juanfu had also studied the finger painting of Zheng Renshan. At some point when he moved to Nan- jing, he turned to study the style of Shi Tao and copied his works. Although he followed the orthodox methods closely, his works revealed unique characteristics. Gradually, he de- veloped an outstanding and over whelming style.
In 1937, he travelled to Sichuan from Nanjing because of the Anti- Japanese War. The journey had great- ly enlarged his scope of vision and experiences. During his nine years in Sichuan, he studied under famous flower-and bird painter Chen Zhifo. Although Fu favoured painting land- scapes, he benefited from Chen's lessons in colouring skills.
Fu had held exhibitions in Chengdu and Chongqing. He went to Taiwan in 1949 and became a profes- sor in the Art Department of Political Cadre School from 1963 to 1973. In 1983 he was professor in the National Institute of Art. Like other painters, he held exhibitions, reviewed paint- ings, published painting volumes and issued manuals of painting and calli graphic techniques.
Fu depicted the landscapes of Hangzhou, Sichuan and Taiwan in his paintings, which are refreshing, sim ple and peculiar. From 1960 on- wards, he concentrated on the pain ing of sea waves and cracks, and his special techniques was named "dot- ting method Instead of outlining, Fu sprinkled bright colours on vitriol paper, creating the effect ofsplashing waves through appropriate blank paces.