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This article outlines the basic foundation, history, and techniques of this art, and then Brush painting directs the reader to national schools: Chinese brush painting, Korean brush painting, Vietnamese brush painting, Japanese brush painting, and the like. Japanese brush painting is a relatively recent development and emerged out of the Buddhist schools of calligraphy (Shodo). The ancient art of Japanese brush painting, or sumi-e, is strikingly beautiful, simple Brush painting and pure, yet strong and resonant. Closely related to Zen philosophy, the art of sumi-e is executed with black ink on white rice paper using bamboo brushes.
The art of brush painting using brush and ink is of Chinese origin, but has developed extensively throughout the region. The Brush painting use of the entire spectrum of Sandoz dyes, has given a huge range of new colours and these have been integrated quickly: the primary colours first, and then newer colours as well - particularly in flower painting, and in over-seas brush artists and Europeans who are less restricted by traditional Brush painting brush painting codes. .
Artists globally have introduced new techniques, new materials, new means of holding ink and using ink, and as well the addition of colours.