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The Sound of One Hand: Reaching Beyond the limits of Traditional Ink Painting

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Nothing like a handmade sumi brush!

 Handmade Sumi Brush

There is nothing like a handmade sumi brush by Richard Paldino. The picture above is my sumi brush made by Richard. It is a combination bristle of weasel and goat hair. I first met Richard on Facebook. He makes beautiful brushes for each individual that wants one. He expertly  carves the handle from Orange wood.  Richard asks you how you paint, which hand you use, and where do you hold the handle so he can make just the right brush for you! My brush is infused with spirit and love from it's maker and I am honored to use it.

My Bristle in the Making
Step One

My Bristle in the Making
Step Two


My Bristle in the Making
Step Three

Richard Paldino can be contacted through FaceBook




Casey Shannon
Director of North America Branch ~ ICCPS
International Chinese Calligraphy and Ink Painting Sociey

国際中国書法国画家協会アメリカ支部:Ms. Casey Shannon アメリカ現代水墨画家
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