The Sumi-e Book
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The Sumi-e Book

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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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 200.66 x 279.4 x 15.24mm | 521.63g
  • Watson-Guptill Publications
  • Watson-Guptill Publications Inc.,U.S.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 120 b&w illustrations, index
  • 082305022X
  • 9780823050222
  • 244,779

Table of contents

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.show more