Bamboo Chinese Brush Painting (“Sumi-e” in Japanese)

Waterbrush is available at our online store: How to draw bamboo “knot by knot”(Step by Step) in the principle of “笔断意联” (idea completes with the absence of stroke).
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25 comments on “Bamboo Chinese Brush Painting (“Sumi-e” in Japanese)
  1. Filmskra says:

    Wow! I’m not Chinese I’m Irish but I’m actually starting to do this type of Chinese art it’s very eliguent and I just did my first painting today!

  2. MrEarthman123 says:


  3. wotan121285 says:

    Your work is really amazing.

    I wish I can learn from you. I posted a video underneath called Asian Prints. It is not as good as your work of art but if you want to post comments and advices you are much welcomed.

  4. wotan121285 says:

    I really love your style, I wish I can learn from you and get better.
    I posted a video called Asian Prints. My work is not as good as yours but if you want to post critics and advices you are much welcomed.

    Thank you.

    Thomas FISCHER from France

  5. 165limkayo says:

    very nice

  6. 165limkayo says:


  7. blueheronarts says:

    @x3loveyuki Yes, try this: at first you can load water->light ink and dark ink; paint until it exhausts, then just add water to paint to the brush to complete the paiting. Thanks!

  8. x3loveyuki says:

    Is there a certain way you dip your brush to create that effect?

  9. blueheronarts says:

    @aliedesuacido There is a remedy for it: try to use peach sap glue water to make it pointed and let it dry. After several days open the brush with water. This may not help if the brush is too old and lost too much bristle. Are you talking about calligraphy or painting? For Calligraphy, there is not much we can do about it. But any brush should be useful for painting, my suggestions: 1) Use it for other purpose like landscape painting. 2) Trim it to make it a smaller brush for drawing lines.

  10. aliedesuacido says:

    im sorrry i know this is off topic but i want to know if you know how to make a paintbrush like new at first my brush was pointed now it spread apart

  11. MsBabbi says:

    @MsBabbi AND:
    It’s like the one you use in the video:
    Twisting – a Trick of Chinese Brush Painting. 🙂
    Please help me 🙂

  12. MsBabbi says:

    I only have one brush. It’s long, has god long hairs, and the hairs is (in my oppinion) rather soft. Should I use another brush for painting bamboo, and if so: where can I get one?

  13. blueheronarts says:

    @r0zesefid waterbrush pens. You can get them from our online store. BlueHeronArtscom I have updated the link in the video description.

  14. r0zesefid says:

    what’s the name of the brush? where can I buy it?

    (: thnx for de video!!!!

  15. cometmoon says:

    @blueheronarts Thank you very much! 🙂

  16. blueheronarts says:

    @cometmoon Yes, but a good wolf (stiff) hair brush might help a little bit in painting bamboo.

  17. cometmoon says:

    I have brushes that came with the Chinese Brush Animals kit. Would those be suitable for this kind of painting?

  18. red8hk says:

    Beautiful bamboo painting !

  19. jisfruit says:

    Amazing how you use your light brush strokes as light.
    Beautiful. I love bamboos paintings.

  20. WisdomQuoteofTheDay says:

    very nice! Thank you.

  21. TheBuddhaTv says:

    This is great.

  22. MyWojti says:

    SUPER!!! BRAVO!!!!

  23. Boomappel says:

    It looks beautiful and yet so easy… I might even try it myself! Is that a special brush?

  24. upnadam2create says:

    One of the better bamboo I have seen

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