sumi-e


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sumi-e

- Japanese for "ink painting."
See also related terms for ink.
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T HIS week we ftalk to the National Trust about Takumasa Ono, who has an exhibition at Chirk Castle of paintings of National Trust properties captured in a Japanese style, and will also be giving tuition in the Japanese art of Sumi-e.
Exhibition of traditional Japanese watercolors Sumi-e entitled "Light Brush Dance" opened in Uzbekistan's Arts Academy.
On a deeper level, however, Sumi-e is about capturing the full essence of a subject through meditation, reflection and discipline.
WORCESTER - One woman wanted to try her hand at sumi-e because she was curious about the ancient Japanese form of ink painting; another signed up for the workshop held recently at All Saints Church because she simply "liked to play with watercolors"; and a third believed that the delicate art exercise might provide "new insights" into her personality.
The lessons I wrote included Japanese 3-D Carp Fish and Lanterns for kindergarten, Korean Egg Art Paintings for first grade, Japanese Gyotaku for the second-graders, Chinese New Year Dragons for grade three, Asian Symbol Scratchboards for the fourth-graders and Sumi-e Sunrise Surprises for grade five, which I elaborate on here.
YOUNG visitors to Liverpool's historic Speke Hall have been learning the Japanese art of sumi-e drawing.
After visiting with a local artist who specializes in Sumi-e painting, students were asked to apply their knowledge of this art form in a series of paintings that would later be turned into a Japanese folding screen.
Takumasa Ono will be demonstrating the ancient art of sumi-e, a traditional Japanese style of black and white painting in Cardiff Castle's education centre on Thursday, October 28, as part of the national Big Draw event.
Made according to the dictates of traditional sumi-e technique, which requires the artist to make quick, decisive strokes, these focus primarily on details such as beads of sweat and eyes so exaggeratedly thick-lashed that they recall A Clockwork Orange's ultraviolent fashion victims, the Droogs.
I am a member of the Sumi-e Society of America, Inc.
Sumi-e, literally ink picture, is a painting technique that attempts to capture the essence of a subject rather than a realistic rendering.