Sumi-e Brush Painting
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In Sumi-e painting the white background is the abyss, dominating
empty space. This open area magically captures the primary object to
unfolding into a story on open canvas.
Sumi-e art transform a fluid dance of transcending ethereal qualities
of ever-changing form. The observer submerge and vanish behind the
hidden vignettes from the heart of the paper. Formations may be sublime
and suggestive yet the very essence of simplicity extracts it as real.
The paper may be the superficial skin of the painting, yet the real
medium starts from the artist's energy. Flowing to the fingers down
where the brush is held, finally reaching the paper as it ignites to
shed life. When you paint nature, be the nature you paint, like the
flower or the bird so your energy is fused by subjects energy as your
energy paints it.
As mysterious and subtle, the ethereal quality such of clouds, mist,
vapours, and breath partake the light impression of Yin while the
stronger strokes of rocks, trees or ground act the leading row of Yang.
These energetic Yin/Yang qualities stirs the bridge of two worlds in
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