Carrying on sumi-e tradition
Deer Isle artist and teacher Federica Marshall paints and teaches mainly in the Japanese brush work sumi-e tradition, combining art and appreciation of Asian culture in her students and audience. A reception for a Renga scroll exhibit, combining art, haiku and calligraphy, by Marshall and others in her “Haiku Project,” runs through May 31 at the Blue Hill Public Library. A reception will be held Friday, May 18, 5-6:30 p.m.
A horse hair brush, ink pot and grinder are used for sumi-e painting.
Artist Frederica Marshall demonstrates using a single hair from her brush in her Deer Isle studio.
A Renga scroll on exhibit at the Blue Hill Public Library.