Japanese Ink Painting| Lessons in Suiboku Technique
Soft cover | Author: Ryukyu Saito
This art book is perfect for beginners who want to learn the art of Japanese painting known as "one-brush", suiboku or sumi-e, using water to add shades of black into gray with one brush stroke. With origins in China back to the 5th century and Zen Buddhism, this art of brush painting expresses forms of nature and is a popular hobby in Japan as well.
With nearly 60 illustrations, this Asian art book offers step-by-step instructions and easy-to understand explanations. At the end of the book there are photographs of the works of great masters as well as paintings by the author's pupils to show that even beginners can achieve success with patience and practice.
Softcover | 96 Pages | ISBN # 9780804832601
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