This sumi brush set includes a small, medium and large size brush. These high quality sumi-e brushes are made with Jian Hao or goat and wolf hair. The three brush set comes with a green brocade box to store your brushes when not in use. Each brush includes a loop on the end of the handle for hanging to dry. Many artists recommend hanging and drying their paint brushes point side down. Instructions on how to care for your calligraphy brushes are included.
Japanese brush painting is rooted in Zen Buddhism when the early Zen masters practiced brush art with concentration, clarity and simplicity. Today, many practice this art form for the contemplative state that is a core of the creative process.
The brush handles measure approximately 9" long. The hair length measures approximately 5.6cm, 5.1cm and 4.6cm or 2.2", 2" and 1.8" and the brush hair diameter approximately 1.5cm, 1.3cm and 1.1cm or .6", .5" and .4".
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