FLYING DRAGON COLOR - Set of 5 Chinese Ink Sticks in Different Colors
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Set of five colorful ink sticks with golden, three dimensional dragon pattern decorations. Suitable for Kanji, Chinese Calligraphy, Sumi-e and Fineline Painting.
The ink sticks in the Flying Dragon Color Set all have a flying dragon represented on one side, and the Chinese characters for "colorful Ink Sticks" on the other both painted / written in gold. The five colors in the set are blue, red, green, white and yellow, which are all colors that have traditional significance in Chinese culture.
Please note that even though of good quality, the colored ink sticks cannot produce ink with the same characteristics that you might know from top end sumi ink sticks such as a Tang Mo, Tie Zhai Weng or Cang Pei Shi. >> Please read more in the detail description
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Chinese color Ink Stick Set of 5 - blue, red, green, white, yellow
Dimension: 3.1 in x 0.7 in x 0.3 in / 7.8 cm x 1.8 cm x 0.8 cm Decorative elements: Relief Printed Golden Dragon Pattern Usage: Sumi-e, Ink and Wash Painting and Calligraphy Colors: Blue, Red, Green, White, Yellow More information: Weight: 0.7 oz / 20 g per piece Packaging: Comes in a gift box
The colored ink sticks we carry are among the best quality colored ink sticks that can be found.
Still, their ink cannot match the ink produced from high-quality darker ink sticks which is created by grinding the stick on an ink slab. The reason for this is that the darker ink sticks are the traditional ink sticks with ingredients developed perfectly over the centuries whereas colored ink sticks are more recent to add more variety to sumi and Chinese brush painting.
For this reason, please do not expect the colored ink sticks to work the same way as your traditional dark premium ink sticks; the only colored ink stick which can rival ink created from darker premium ink sticks is the "Golden Dragon".
However, the colorful ink sticks make a great addition to your toolkit and are of very good quality “ provided, one does not expect them to do what a Can Pei Shi can do. Therefore, we mostly recommend our colored ink sticks for art projects and color effects on a sumi painting as an alternative to Marie's Colors.