Knowledge Base

Welcome to the Asianbrushpainter Knowledgebase – here you find all kinds of articles helping you with a better understanding of Asian Brush Painting  (focusing on Sumi-e / Ink and Wash Painting) and Chinese Calligraphy – the history, the techniques, the masters.

Since we find a most tools can be used for both – Painting and Calligraphy – we introduce the relevant tools in a separate section.

Below is a first overview of selected articles and categories which we consider the most important ones for each section to give you a quick start.

The Overview of each section provides you with a quick overview of all relevant articles on the specific topic.

Enjoy reading!

Knowledge Base

Calligraphy

Quick Start: The 5 must-knows about Chinese and Kanji Calligraphy

Below you find a link to the articles and categories we find most relevant to help you give you a quick overview of the basics of East Asian Calligraphy.

Tools & Materials

Quick Start: 5 things to know about the tools in Asian Brush Painting & Calligraphy

Below you find a link to the articles and categories where we summarize and explain everything you need to know about the tools used in Asian Brush Painting and Chinese Calligraphy.