Sumi-e, the traditional Japanese art of ink painting, is an ideal vehicle for teaching art to beginners of all ages. This textbook teaches readers to create elegant interpretations of such popular subjects as animals and flowers by learning the four basic sumi-e brushstrokes. These brushstrokes, the basis for all sumi-e images, build on each other and combine into various subjects and compositions.
The sumi-e spirit; the sumi-e language; sumi-e materials; painting the sumi-e way; Yolanda's ten rules; the bamboo brushstrokes; the chrysanthemum brushstrokes; the plum branch brushstrokes; the wild orchid brushstrokes; extras you will enjoy.
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 1st August 1989
Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 28.0
Weight (kg): 0.41
Edition Number: 1