Chinese, Sumi-e Painting & Calligraphy - JAPANESE/Chinese, Sumi-e PAINTING SET - FAN SHAPED
Introductory set to help you explore the fascinating and fun world of Chinese and Japanese painting, containing 4 Brushes, Ink Stone, Ink Stick, ceramic Water Bowl, ceramic Water ink holder, ceramic Brush Rest and Stamp all presented in an attractive silk style finished fan shaped box
Chinese and Japanese painting techniques tend to have very simple compositions but create outstanding works of art.
Known to be highly meticulous and detailed as well as very gestural, simple and understated.
Shinto shrines in Japan often have the interior decorated with creatures such as dragons, where every scale has been painstakingly rendered or you find Chinese and Japanese screens decorated with bamboo motifs made up of just 1 or 2 simple brush strokes, made with a long haired goat brush.
Also available rice paper sheets.