Sumi-e is an oriental and traditional art that means "ink and painting." Only with ink, water,paper, and special brushes, different level of light and darkness, volume and perspective.This delicate technique invite us to develop our artistic and spiritual sensibility while we are enjoying the painting. In this course we also learn “Bokusaiga” that uses black ink and colour.
Date: Sunday, 15 of July of 2018
Duration: 4 hours (13:00-17:00)
Course Fee: 65 euros per person (all materials are included)
Max 10 person
- Explanation of Sumi-e, materials, short history and exercise of basic techniques
- Learn different techniques by painting two major temas (Bamboo and Japanese Plum Tree)
Artist - Kaoru Hirose
Artist and a certified instructor of Sumi-e by International Sumi-e Association in Tokyo. She realises workshops, demonstrations and expositions in Barcelona, Sitges and other cities in Europe as in the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Taller d'Art Manolo Hugué (a municipal art school), Fira Barcelona (Salon del Manga y Handmade Festival) with the illusion to extend the art of Sumi-e. Her work was exhibited in The National Art Center of Tokyo among others.
Born in Tokushima, Japan. In 1998 she left from her country to move to Canada and later to Germany. In 2007 she settled in Sitges close to Barcelona, where she lives presently. She obtained Post-graduate Degree in International Cultural Cooperation and Management (University of Barcelona) and Bachelor of Arts in Language and Culture (Osaka University of Foreign Studies).