Let's gain the freedom of brushstrokes that give excitement to artwork. Continuous practice of Oriental brush painting makes us aware of our world and allows us to capture the spirit of the subject. This class covers basic elements including calligraphy and discipline essential to the practice of Sumi-e. Lectures, demonstrations, individual help given at each class. Sumi-e is the unique form of Asian art that has produced some of the world’s finest masterpieces of ink painting. Originating in China and having its spiritual basis in Zen Buddhism, this form of expressing nature’s colors through shades of black ink with or without colors, has been popular in East Asia for many centuries and now practiced all over the world.
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