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The Way of the Brush: Painting Techniques of China and Japan

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The first paperback edition of this backlist classic, The Way of the Brush examines the technique, style, traditions, and methods of ink-painting. Illustrated with over 250 paintings and packed with instructions, The Way of the Brush covers every aspect of the art, from brushstrokes, composition, and the painting surface to meaning, perspective, and artistic philosophy. Part One explains the elements, techniques, and principles of Chinese and Japanese painting, while Part Two is devoted to challenges associated with the art. Also included are three appendices and a full bibliography.

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A complete look at the technique, style, traditions and methods of ink-painting.

Synopsis:

The first paperback edition of this backlist classic, The Way of the Brush examines the technique, style, traditions, and methods of ink-painting. Illustrated with over 250 paintings and packed with instructions, The Way of the Brush covers every aspect of the art, from brushstrokes, composition, and the painting surface to meaning, perspective, and artistic philosophy. Part One explains the elements, techniques, and principles of Chinese and Japanese painting, while Part Two is devoted to challenges associated with the art. Also included are three appendices and a full bibliography.

Synopsis:

Examines the technique, style, traditions, and methods of ink painting. Covers every aspect of the art from brushstrokes to artistic philosophy.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 323-324) and index.

About the Author

Fritz van Briessen lived and traveled widely in Asia and spent several years studying brush painting under the tutelage of Peking landscape painter P'u Ch'uan.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804831949
Author:
Van Briessen, Fritz
Author:
Briessen, Fritz Van
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Painting
Subject:
Asian
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
History - Asian
Subject:
Painting, Chinese
Subject:
Painting, japanese
Subject:
Pen drawing
Subject:
Painting -- Technique.
Subject:
Painting - General
Subject:
Techniques - General
Subject:
Techniques - Painting
Subject:
General Art
Subject:
Painting, Chinese -- Technique.
Subject:
Art-Painting General
Subject:
Calligraphy
Subject:
Brush-and-Ink; Japanese brush-and-ink; Chinese brush-and-ink; brush-and-ink elements; brush-and-ink challenges
Edition Number:
1st pbk. ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
No Series
Publication Date:
19990631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
332
Dimensions:
10.25 x 7.25 in 41 oz

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Product details 332 pages Tuttle Publishing - English 9780804831949 Reviews:
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A complete look at the technique, style, traditions and methods of ink-painting.
"Synopsis" by , The first paperback edition of this backlist classic, The Way of the Brush examines the technique, style, traditions, and methods of ink-painting. Illustrated with over 250 paintings and packed with instructions, The Way of the Brush covers every aspect of the art, from brushstrokes, composition, and the painting surface to meaning, perspective, and artistic philosophy. Part One explains the elements, techniques, and principles of Chinese and Japanese painting, while Part Two is devoted to challenges associated with the art. Also included are three appendices and a full bibliography.
"Synopsis" by , Examines the technique, style, traditions, and methods of ink painting. Covers every aspect of the art from brushstrokes to artistic philosophy.
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