Painting is just another way of keeping a diary. ~Pablo Picasso

Archive for the ‘Sumi-e’ Category


One reason I like to make Japanese Ink Brush paintings is the smell of the ink on the grindstone. It smells like pine and glue. Another reason, the main reason, is that it has to be done so slowly that it takes all my concentration and there is no room in my head for daily worries and distractions. I made these a while back, but am posting them now in hopes that I will remind myself to do more of them now!

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