Edo Period Notes - Zen Ink Painting:Mono cromatic form of painting(B\/W 1 Brush a Soft tip animal hair(sometimes human hair soak up liquid 2 Ink a

Edo Period Notes - Zen Ink Painting:Mono cromatic form of...

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Zen Ink Painting:Mono cromatic form of painting(B/W) 1. Brush a. Soft tip, animal hair(sometimes human hair), soak up liquid 2. Ink a. Invented in China also, burning pine branches, collecting soot and mixing with other material, forms a dry, hard, brick. Then placed in a stone and mixed with water to create ink. The more water, the lighter gray the ink. The less water, the darker it is. 3. Paper a. Invention from China b. Pulp of tree is taken processed dry and turned into sheets c. Fiber in Paper absorbs the ink. d. Speed i. faster you move, less time paper has to absorb ink. ii. Slower you move, the deeper the ink sinks into the paper Muromachi 1333-1573 1. Flourishing of ink paintings, gardens, and Zen Edo Perriod 1615-1868 1. Zen(Chan) 2. Hanging scroll a. Painting mounted to sink, Dao at the bottom to weigh it down because it will be hung on the wall(hold it straight to not wrinkle), pattern silk mount middle, on top and bottom of painting(top is a bit thicker) b. around the painting often a lot of pattern, pattern sometimes overwhelmed the painting c.

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