“Suiboku-ga”, the traditional Japanese ink painting2013.03.19

“Suiboku-ga” is famous Japanese culture , originated in China.

“Suiboku” means “water and black ink”. “Suiboku-ga” artists can draw pictures of?Japanese landscapes ?only by ?gradation of black ink. Although this mono-color picture doesn’t seem showy on first glance, you can find a lot of sensitive techniques in detail. For example, “Katasumi” is used to deepen black ink only on the top side of the brush.?Sometimes ?you can find “Suiboku-ga”??in Japanese traditional architecture, like this picture.

“Suiboku-ga” the traditional Japanese ink painting

Mystic beauty of??“Suiboku-ga” is worth seeing.


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