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The Daily Book of Art by David Schmidt, Rebecca J Razo, Elizabeth T. Gilbert, Amy Runyen, Sharon Robinson, Gabriel Guzman, Dylan Gilbert, Colin Gilbert

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image DAY 227 ART AROUND THE WORLD

Sumi-e

THE ART OF JAPANESE BRUSH PAINTING

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Brush painting has been a major art form in Japan, China, and Korea for more than 2,000 years. The ink and wash style of painting was developed in China and brought to Japan by Buddhist monks in the mid-14th century. Sumi-e, as it is called in Japan, and calligraphy (the art of writing beautifully) share many similar aesthetic and meditative characteristics. Unlike many other artistic techniques that favor a buildup of paint, often through thousands of marks on the ...

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