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Authentic Asian art supplies - paint brushes, calligraphy brushes and pens, Sumi-e, Xuan paper, Chinese Seal Stones and more!
Authentic Asian art supplies - paint brushes, calligraphy brushes and pens, Sumi-e, Xuan paper, Chinese Seal Stones and more!

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Another example that traditional Oriental painting techniques can be applied to other subjects than peonies, bamboo and carp... ;-)
Check out Chi Zhang's beautiful Sumi paintings of Scottish landscapes....

http://www.asianbrushpainter.com/blog/gallery/chi-zhang/
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I hope you like Mariano's Oriental paintings as much as I do.
Another Spanish artist combining the century old art of Sumi with Mediterranean artistic tradition:

http://www.asianbrushpainter.com/blog/gallery/mariano-soto/
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Whom of you knows what a Praying Mantis is?
And how many of you know how to paint one?
Take a look at Kazu's Sumi tutorial on how to paint a Praying Mantis... simple but beautiful.
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Let's not keep this strictly to brush painting... let me share a modern version of Chinese Paper Cutting with you - awesome! :-)
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Happy year of the snake everybody :-)
There is nothing like ringing in the new year with a single stroke painting of a "2013 snake"!
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More about water calligraphy.... 

Here the advanced version for those who are not as good in yielding the brush but have strong legs...

Love the intro of the Danwei Video.. check this out...
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We included a new Category in our Webshop ->
"Accessories" for asian calligraphy & sumi-e... have a look! ;-)
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Some of you might not know this - but there is another form of calligraphy "Water Calligraphy“ or sometimes referred to as "Water Graffiti"
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Some of you might not know this - but there is another form of calligraphy "Water Calligraphy“ or sometimes referred to as "Water Graffiti"

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Great video that shows you how to photograph your paintings
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