|"Sparrow, Camellia and Plum", Takaashi Sohei, 1832, Japanese|
From the Metropolitan Museum of Art Website
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After this, students explored using ink and wash in their sketchbooks. They practiced creating different marks and lines, as well as different concentrations of ink.
The following week, students discussed still life painting. We learned that when you draw a still life, you work from observation (looking) and it's important to try and paint what you see, not what you think you are seeing. We also learned to plan our space so our drawings are "proportional". Students then created ink and wash paintings of flowers.