The brushes for sumi painting are so different from what I've used, and look so sumptuous!
Hi Sheila, thanks so much for writing!Yes it is true, Sumi-e and traditional Chinese painting are very regal. There is a Chinese stationary store in Sao Paulo downtown that sells many types of them, and there are very impressive (some of them are bigger than mine!) My teacher has these kind of bigger brushes as she paints... well... bigger paintings. Sumi-e is so different from watercolor... in a philosophical way.Thanks again!