Paint Sumi Bamboo
Sumi-e means "black ink painting" in Japanese. One of the most traditional and easily recognizable examples of sumi-e is the traditional bamboo painting.

In this video, artist Karen Elaine demonstrates the classical art of sumi-e with a demonstration of the traditional bamboo painting.

This video was originally livestreamed on the Yasutomo Facebook page on Friday, 9/15/23.

Items Used


For an easy, shoppable overview of the items used in this demo, visit our Paint Sumi Bamboo collection HERE.
Want more sumi-e and ink painting videos? You might like these:
Karen mentioned artist Virginia Lloyd Davies for great sumi-e videos and tutorials:  

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Tag us in your posts on Instagram @yasutomo_art and @karenelainecreative so we can see your creations ❤
September 22, 2023 — Yasutomo American KUSA Corporation