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Japanese Ink Painting: The Art of Sumi-e

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“This study of Japanese ink painting is as much about philosophy and poetry as it is about putting brush to paper. Artisan Okamoto clearly describes the unique materials and techniques involved, and she beautifully illustrates each lesson. The highly readable writing style is personal, poetic, and inspiring....Well recommended.”—Library Journal. “Excellent ...for middle sc ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published December 31st 1996 by Sterling (first published March 1st 1995)
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Mar 03, 2016 Leonard rated it did not like it
I didn't find this the least bit interesting which is unusual for me.
May 23, 2009 Reuel rated it liked it
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A reasonably good introduction to the philosophy of sumi-e but much too vague on the how-to of the various brush strokes.
Apr 06, 2009 Alicia rated it it was amazing
by Ichimatsu Tanaka.
It is interesting to learn Japanese art.
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