April 2016 Blog Posts (1)

Sumi-e Paintings.

I would like to share some information regarding Sumi-ink art.

Sumi is strongly influenced by ZEN BUDDHISM.

It was done by Chinese and Japanese monks.Ink wash painting focus on essentials.

Everyday useless detail is dismissed in order to catch the essence of the subject.

There is no room for hesitation in Sumi-e that way it usually takes several attempts to catch the essence of the subjects

It can be achieved by being relaxed at the same time very…

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Added by Susan Pretorius on April 9, 2016 at 22:42 — 3 Comments

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