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The art of sumi-e : beautiful ink painting using Japanese brushwork

Author: Naomi Okamoto
Publisher: Tunbridge Wells, Kent : Search Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this beautiful book, Naomi Okamoto passes on her experience and knowledge of Sumi-e -- traditional Japanese ink painting that uses only ink, white space and simple brushstrokes to capture the essence of an object, person, animal or scene. With her deep understanding of both the technical and spiritual aspects of this ancient art, she guides the reader expertly through the materials required and the techniques  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Naomi Okamoto
ISBN: 9781782211440 1782211446
OCLC Number: 898424713
Notes: Original German edition published as Sumi-e japanische Tuschmalerei by Michael Fischer GmbH, 2013.
English translation by Burravoe Translation Services
Description: 160 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The essence of Japanese ink painting --
Painting materials and additional aids --
Working with the ink and brush --
Practising painting techniques from originals --
Themes exercises --
Colour in Japanese ink painting --
Painting flowers and animals in colour --
Coloured landscape painting --
The white space in painting --
Appendix.
Other Titles: Sumi-e.
Responsibility: Naomi Okamoto.

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