The Properties of Sumi with Calligraphy

Satoka Kitayama

Professor, Nara University of Education Calligraphy Education Course, Japan

Satoka Kitayama demonstrates calligraphy techniques such as blurring and bleeding while using various types of sumi, and explains the difference between the inks. Viewers will gain useful information about the characteristics of sumi and of various Japanese papers from this demonstration by a sumi specialist.

(Japanese with English interpretation. Streamed live from Nara, video available later.)