Sally Penley I Sumi Marks - Jan 16

To register: Contact Sally at, followed by payment—either by check to Sally Penley at P.O. Box 7367, Olympia WA 98507 OR PayPal to Credit cards also accepted, if you’re comfortable sending your information to Sally via email.

John Neal Books is not hosting this class.

Sumi Marks

Jan 16



In this 1.5-hour workshop, you will experience the joy of “Sumi mark-making” with the Sumi brush and various other tools, both commercial and handmade.  You will explore how the gestural marks are made using a variety of techniques and papers textures. 

No art experience necessary


  • A basic pointed Sumi brush (small to medium size – both if you have them)
  • Pointed pen (H129) (N113)
  • Sumi ink (I70)
  • Various papers—some smooth, some textured like watercolor paper (PA112)
  • Water container (S1005)
  • Paper towels (S817)
  • Shortly before class, Sally will email a list of makeshift tools—items you have around the house, nothing you’ll need to purchase