Super Simple Sumi-e (Hardcover)
Easy Asian Brush Painting for All Ages
Little Bigfoot, 9781632172044, 40pp.
Publication Date: September 25, 2018
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Creative children and curious adults will have fun learning the magic of sumi-e with the simple techniques illustrated in Super Simple Sumi-e. Learn how to make various sumi-e brush strokes and how to create animals, flowers, and bamboo with this friendly, easy-to-follow guide. Sumi-e means "ink picture" in Japanese. "Sumi" means ink and "e" means painting or picture. Since similar styles of painting with brush and ink are used throughout Asia this style of painting is often referred to as Asian brush painting.
About the Author
She loves sumi-e (Asian brush painting) for the simple elegance with which it captures the spirit of nature. Inspired by this simplicity, she teaches children and adults the essence of sumi-e painting in schools and other community settings. The same magic of the heart that gives rise to to her sumi-e paintings gives rise to her dragon stories.
Yvonne lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where she paints, writes, gardens, and teaches.
Praise For Super Simple Sumi-e: Easy Asian Brush Painting for All Ages…
"The details make this Asian brush painting technique so appealing that both children and adults will be tempted to work at it together, transforming this activity into a true family experience."--Seattle Book Review
"I hope some will think of this Sumi-e picture book as a gift to set someone on a path of discovery about Asian art and the history of Asian cultures."--International Examiner