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The Spirit of the Brush

by Sungsook Hong Setton
Publisher: Rockport Publishers
Release Date: 2017-06-01
Genre: Art
Pages: 128 pages
ISBN 13: 1631594168
ISBN 10: 9781631594168
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Synopsis : The Spirit of the Brush written by Sungsook Hong Setton, published by Rockport Publishers which was released on 2017-06-01. Download The Spirit of the Brush Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Chinese Brush Painting Techniques: Simplicity, Spirit, and Personal Journey Sungsook Hong Setton. The more I paint, the moreI discover that my intentions and my brush strokes are united. My paintings are most successful when this ... -- Sungsook Setton learned ink painting techniques from Chinese and Korean masters in her native South Korea; now she brings them to you in The Spirit of the Brush. Chinese ink painting is one of the oldest continually practiced art forms in the world. First appearing in China in the fifth century, it soon traveled to Korea, and then to Japan. As old and deeply rooted in East Asian aesthetics and meditation as it is, ink painting is credited with influencing the development of modern Western art. Its minimalist approach to painting continues to have enormous appeal. Author, artist, and teacher, Sungsook Setton is now bringing her years of experience to you with The Spirit of the Brush. You will learn traditional disciplines for holding and using the brush, as well as how to turn these techniques into inner meditation which will help your own world; city views, music, and the essence of contemporary life.

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