The spirit of the brush : Chinese brush painting techniques : simplicity, spirit, and personal journey (Book, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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The spirit of the brush : Chinese brush painting techniques : simplicity, spirit, and personal journey

Author: Sungsook Hong Setton
Publisher: Beverly, MA : Rockport Publishers, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Chinese ink painting is one of the oldest continually practiced art forms in the world. It first appeared in China in the fifth century, and soon traveled to Korea and then to Japan. As old and deeply rooted in East Asian aesthetics and meditation as it is, ink painting is credited with influencing the development of Western modern art. Its minimalist approach to painting continues to have enormous appeal. Artist  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sungsook Hong Setton
ISBN: 9781631592904 1631592904
OCLC Number: 976406015
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 128 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Introduction: Letting the Brush Lead Spirit : In Search of Qi Tools and Materials Technique Preparing the ink Holding the brush Loading the brush First Exercises: basic use of the brush Basics The Four Noble Plants: orchid, bamboo, plum, and chrysanthemum Landscape Painting: trees, foliage, rocks, mountains, rivers and waterfall Composition Spring Willow tree Forsythia with bird Pond with ducks Summer Avalon garden: Echinacea and dragonflies Dunes Palm and banana trees Fall West Meadow Beach Silver birch tree Maple tree Winter Snow-covered pine needles Central Park Misty, stormy, windy day Painting music Mounting and Seals Gallery Conclusion Supplies Index
Responsibility: Sungsook Hong Setton.

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Sungsook Setton learned ink painting techniques from Chinese and Korean masters in her native South Korea; now she brings them to you in The Spirit of the Brush.  Read more...

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