The Way of the Brush: Painting Techniques of China and Japan


Fritz van Briessen

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 328 pages

File size: 13.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

The first paperback edition of this backlist classic, The Way of the Brush examines the technique, style, traditions, and methods of ink-painting. Illustrated with over 250 paintings and packed with instructions, The Way of the Brush covers every aspect of the art, from brushstrokes, composition, and the painting surface to meaning, perspective, and artistic philosophy. Part One explains the elements, techniques, and principles of Chinese and Japanese painting, while Part Two is devoted to challenges associated with the art. Also included are three appendices and a full bibliography.