Mindful Artist: Sumi-E Painting
Learn to create beautiful ink wash paintings while cultivating a mindful approach to making art. This guide encourages you to make art from a reflective point of view for a relaxing experience that emphasizes the creative process, rather than the end result. Discover the four treasures, or the tools needed for sumi-e painting. Then move on to the "Four Gentlemen", or the most common subjects in sumi-e: bamboo, orchid, plum and chrysanthemum. Also includes other flowers, animals and landscape formations. Features step-by-step projects, inspirational ideas and creative prompts. Paperback by Virginia Lloyd-Davies. 128 pages.