The Way of the Brush
Painting Techniques of China and Japan
By Fritz Van Briessen. 7" x 10", 332 pages, paperback. Examines the technique, style, traditions, and methods of ink painting. Illustrated with over 250 paintings and packed with instructions. The Way of the Brush covers every aspect of the art, from brushstrokes, composition, and the painting surface to meaning, perspective, and artistic philosophy. Also included are three appendices and a full bibliography.