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In this eagerly awaited treasury, renowned Japanese master Shozo Sato offers his own personal teaching on the beautiful art of sumi-e. andlt;iandgt;Sumi-e: The Art of Japanese Ink Paintingandlt;/iandgt; provides step-by-step, photo-by-photo instructions to guide learners in the correct form, motions and techniques of Japanese sumi-e painting.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Featuring gorgeous images and practical advice, it includes guided instructions for 35 different paintings. From waterfalls to bamboo, learners paint their way to understanding sumi-eand#8212;a style of painting that is characteristically Asian and has been practiced for well over 1,000 years. Although it's sometimes confused with calligraphy, as the tools used are the same, sumi-e instead tries to capture the essence of an object or scene in the fewest possible strokes.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;This all-in-one resource also provides a timeline of brush painting history, a glossary of terms, a guide to sources and an indexand#8212;making it a tool to use and treasure, for amateurs and professionals alike. This sumi-e introduction is ideal for anyone with a love of Japanese art or the desire to learn to paint in a classic Asian style.

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Sumi-e painting appeals to amateurs, professionals and hobbyists alike

Synopsis:

In this eagerly awaited treasury, renowned Japanese master Shozo Sato offers his own personal teaching on the beautiful art of sumi-e. Sumi-e: The Art of Japanese Ink Painting provides step-by-step, photo-by-photo instructions to guide learners in the correct form, motions and techniques of sumi-e.

Featuring gorgeous images and practical advice, it includes guided instructions for 35 different paintings. From waterfalls to bamboo, learners paint their way to understanding sumi-e—a style of painting that is characteristically Asian and has been practiced for well over 1,000 years. Although it's sometimes confused with calligraphy, as the tools used are the same, sumi-e instead tries to capture the essence of an object or scene in the fewest possible strokes.

This all-in-one resource also provides a timeline of brush painting history, a glossary of terms, a guide to sources and an index—making it a tool to use and treasure, for amateurs and professionals alike.

About the Author

andlt;Bandgt;Shozo Satoandlt;/Bandgt; is a master of traditional Zen arts. His areas of expertise include andlt;Iandgt;ikebanaandlt;/Iandgt; (flower arranging), andlt;Iandgt;chanoyuandlt;/Iandgt; (tea ceremony), and Japanese theater, as well as sumi-e. He conducts workshops on ikebana and sumi-e throughout the U.S., Asia and Europe and is the author of numerous books including andlt;Iandgt;Ikebanaandlt;/Iandgt; and andlt;Iandgt;The Art of Sumi-eandlt;/Iandgt;. He was the founding director of Japan House at the University of Illinois, where he is Professor Emeritus. Sato resides in Fort Bragg, CA.

Product Details

ISBN:
9784805310960
Subtitle:
The Art of Japanese Ink Painting
Author:
Sato, Shozo
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Subject:
Techniques - Painting
Subject:
Asian
Subject:
Techniques - Watercolor Painting
Subject:
Painting
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Subject:
Ink painting; Sumi-e; Japanese Ink Painting; Japanese Sumi-e; Shozo Sato; Step-by-step sumi-e guide; Sumi-e introduction
Subject:
Step-by-step sumi-e guide; Japanese art; learn to paint; sumi-e painting; brush painting; Japanese sumi-e; Sumi-e introduction
Edition Description:
Hardcover with DVD
Series:
No Series
Publication Date:
20100610
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
includes DVD; 450 color photos
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
12.00 x 9.00 in

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Sumi-e painting appeals to amateurs, professionals and hobbyists alike
"Synopsis" by , In this eagerly awaited treasury, renowned Japanese master Shozo Sato offers his own personal teaching on the beautiful art of sumi-e. Sumi-e: The Art of Japanese Ink Painting provides step-by-step, photo-by-photo instructions to guide learners in the correct form, motions and techniques of sumi-e.

Featuring gorgeous images and practical advice, it includes guided instructions for 35 different paintings. From waterfalls to bamboo, learners paint their way to understanding sumi-e—a style of painting that is characteristically Asian and has been practiced for well over 1,000 years. Although it's sometimes confused with calligraphy, as the tools used are the same, sumi-e instead tries to capture the essence of an object or scene in the fewest possible strokes.

This all-in-one resource also provides a timeline of brush painting history, a glossary of terms, a guide to sources and an index—making it a tool to use and treasure, for amateurs and professionals alike.

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