Inkston WsWl 古法白云 GuFa BaiYun “Traditional White Cloud ” 兼毫 Jian Hao Combination Brush Set

Inkston WsWl 古法白云 GuFa BaiYun “Traditional White Cloud ” 兼毫 Jian Hao Combination Brush Set

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Handmade

Materials

bamboo, wool, weasel hair

Description

Special Feature: 60 – 65% weasel hair, 35 – 40% wool. The inside part is weasel hair; the outside part is wool.

Brand
inkston

Maker
Xu Shi Chun

Materials
Bamboo Light & fast growing Bamboo is used as a construction material, as food, to make paper, to make stems for brushes, and as a traditional subject for painting.

JianHao hair Combination of a core (60-65%) of stiffer weasel hair and the outer layer (35-40%) is of the soft absorbent goat hair. Designed to combine combines the stiffness of 狼毫 Lang Hao Wolf brush (Weasel hair) and the softness and absorbency of the 羊毫 Yang Hao Wool brush (Goat hair).

Packaging
silk sleeve

Recommend to
Advanced Level, Beginners, Medium Level, Professionals

Suitable for
Calligraphy
Chinese Painting
写意画 Freehand Painting 写意 XieYi, literally “draw meaning” also known as “enjoyable style” is a freehand impressionistic style able to create an impression from few strokes, the opposite of GongBi detail painting.

楷书 KaiShu Regular Script calligraphy
花鸟画 Flower and Bird painting
草书 CaoShu "grass" Cursive Script calligraphy

Brush Hair Size
4 * 0.9 cm, 3.6 * 0.8 cm, 3.3 * 0.7 cm

Product Size
28 x 1,1 x 1,1 cm, 28 x 1 x 1 cm, 26,2 x 0,9 x 0,9 cm

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兼毫 Jian Hao Combination brush: combines the stiffness of 狼毫 Lang Hao Wolf brush (Weasel hair) and the softness of the 羊毫 Yang Hao Wool brush (Goat hair). The core (60-65%) is made from the stiffer weasel hair and the outer layer (35-40%) is of the software goat hair. Very popular with both painters and calligraphers.

“落纸惊风起,摇空邑露浓,舟奇与纪事,舍此复何从!” 耿伟《咏宣州笔》
“The paper put down to paint suddenly blows up in the wind, shaking in the thick air like a boat of writing, what a complex pleasure!” Ode to a Xuan brush – Geng Wei

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Master Xu has been making Xuan Brushes since 1976 and has made over one million brushes since then. He is very proud of making brushes because the brushes facilitate people’s creativity and have been used by so many artists to produce so much artwork.

Making Xuan brushes is a lot of hard work and does not make much money: there are over 200 steps in the process of making a Xuan brush and all the steps have to be done by hand. Because of this, very few young people would like to learn this skill now.

Master Xu is very proud to have been making brushes for 40 years, we salute his dedication to his craft and we are very proud to be able to bring them to you.

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Morgon Williams Apr 2, 2018

5 out of 5 stars

Great quality and lovely communication

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mark-rossiter Jul 3, 2020

5 out of 5 stars

My first ink stone (the last one I had was plastic). It's very smooth and quite large. It has a large surface for grinding and a large well for dipping small to relatively large sized brushes. I could not be happier with this, as the brushes I have been using are quite large I can submerge them in ink easily with this stone. It's absolutely perfect. Note; I put a regular sized brush in the picture to show a size comparison.

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Matthew Lyndon Smith Nov 23, 2018

5 out of 5 stars

Paper was very well packed, with loving care and arrived in New Zealand in perfect condition and in good time. Paper is absolutely gorgeous and hopefully l can eventually do it justice. Have included picture of first attempts with Xuan paper, as you can see, room for improvement, but personally l am pleased with result and very pleased with the paper. Only problem l have, is which of the papers to try next. Thank you ever so much Matthew

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Young Mae Dec 23, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Price is really good for this variety and quality product!! Loved how it well wrapped.

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