Ink and Wash / Sumi-e Technique and Learning – How to Prepare for Ink and Wash / Sumi-e Painting?


Preparing the Studio for Ink and Wash / Sumi-e Painting

There are some things to consider when thinking about creating your own little painting studio. The most important thing is that you have quiet environment since you want to concentrate on painting. Therefore make sure that distracting elements – radio, television, music or other sources of noise – are avoided. Furthermore, your painting studio must be equipped with enough light. If you don’t have the possibility to have a working place located next to a window, make sure you have a well-working desk lamp that is neither too strong nor too weak.

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