Sumi-e: The Art of Japanese Brush Painting Yasutomo & Company 24 pages, Softcover, Fully illustrated, 8.4" x 5.8"
This book is an excellent primer in the materials and techniques of Sumi-e painting. This unique art form requires only the simplest of materials: black ink, water, and white paper. With these elements you'll learn to produce the various tones, lines, and strokes characteristic of Sumi-e. After mastering the basic strokes, continue your practice using the numerous illustrated examples.
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