The Sumi-E Book (Paperback)

By Yolanda Mayhall

Watson-Guptill, 9780823050222, 128pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 1989

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Description

This ancient Japanese technique is ideal for teaching art to the beginner because the student is quickly able create successful pictures with four basic brushstrokes. Mastery of Sumi-e leads to new levels of creativity.



About the Author

Yolanda Mayhall (1926-2011) was born in New York City and went on to serve as a cartographer during World War II. After the war, she spent years studying the Japanese brush painting style known as "sumi-e" with renowned masters Takeuchi and Saito. She participated in many art exhibits worldwide, including galleries in Washington, DC, and Florida.
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