10 x 8-1/2; $17.99
With a few strokes of brush and ink and the simple instructions found in Super Simple Sumi-e, you can learn the art of this traditional Asian painting and capture the spirit of many charming animals from pandas to swallows and rabbits to dragons!
Super Simple Sumi-e is intended for creative children (ages 8 and up) and curious adults who want to enjoy the magic of sumi painting. In this little book you will learn simple techniques, how to make various sumi-e brush strokes, and how to create the wonderful animals you will find in the book. Click here for a sample lesson and resources for supplies.
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Here’s what people are saying about Super Simple Sumi-e!
Like Ed Emberley, the artist offers clear, step-by-step instructions . . . Charming, practical, and a good guide to using a brush to create simple illustrations.” — Kirkus Reviews
This is soooo fun (sumi-e painting, that is)! I don’t want to go back to class. I just want to paint all day! 6th grade student at Fernbrook Elementary School, Maple Grove, MN
“Super Simple Sumi-e is a visual delight. Short phrases weave their way around the charming, step-by-step illustrations, making the painting process easy to follow. As I turned the pages, I felt I was entering a new world, a wonderful treasure hunt.
Marilyn Webberly, Artist, Seattle, WA