Kay Morrissey Thompson

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Art and Technique of Sumi-e Japanese Ink-Painting explores the ancient technique Japanese ink painting or sumi-e.The art of sumi-e, which literally means "ink picture," combines calligraphy and ink-painting to produce brush painting compositions of rare beauty. This beauty is paradoxical-ancient but modern, simple but complex, bold but subdued-no doubt reflecting the arts spiritual basis in Zen Buddhism. At the same time sumi-e painting is firmly rooted in the natural world, its various...

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