Check out this video for a primer on Sumi-e painting. This video show you how to prepare your ink, table and brush to begin painting. These are the supplies you will need: Brush(fude);bamboo body and weasel hair. Sumi bar;made from palm ash. Scratching table(Suzuri), and rice ...more
Chinese tradition has always honored lotus flowers. Essentially, the lotus flower represents peace, creativity and purity amid adverse surroundings. This is a perfect subject matter for sumi ink painting. Watch this instructional painting video to practice painting lotus flowe ...more
Check out this video to learn how to paint an owl in the traditional Japanese method of Sumi-e ink painting. The owl is one of the most popular subjects in Sumi-e painting.
Check out this video to learn the Tarashikomi technique of Sumi-e painting. The Tarashikomi technique, originated by Sotatsu Tawaraya, a 17th century painter, is a good technique for short hair animals like dogs, horse, or bulls. In this video the technique is used to paint a ...more
Check out this video to see a demonstration of the Sumi-e style of ink painting in painting a rock lake. Treess, rocks, and water and basic fundamentals of Sumi-e painting.