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Introduction to Sumi-e Painting
ARST 460
Spring 2012
Section: 01   02  
Crosslisting: EAST 460

We will learn basic technique and composition of traditional Japanese sumi-e painting. Sumi-e is a style of black-and-white calligraphic ink painting that originated in China and eventually was introduced into Japan by Zen monks around 1333. We will concentrate on the four basic compositions of sumi-e: bamboo, chrysanthemum, orchid, and plum blossom. We will also study the works of the more famous schools, such as Kano. Students will create a portfolio of class exercises and their own creative pieces.

Essential Capabilities: Designing, Creating, and Realizing, Interpretation
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ART
Course Format: StudioGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ARST)(CEAS-Arha/Art)
Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above

Last Updated on APR-17-2014
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