kettou teibyou けっ頭釘描
KEY WORD : art history /paintings
Ch: juetou dingmiao. A brush technique used to create the clothing of figures in an ink painting. The brush strokes are initially thick and pronounced and then diminish in width in a jerky and staccato fashion resembling the shape of a nail. A worn out brush is often used to achieve this effect. Ma Yuan (Jp: Ba En 馬遠; and Xia Gui (Jp: Ka Kei 夏珪; fl.early 13c), painters of the Southern Song academy, are known for works in this manner. One of the eighteen types of figural portrayal *jinbutsu juuhachibyou 人物十八描.


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