Kousei Inkstick ( Brownish black, 高清 )

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Size: 2.0 (W:20mm L:95mm T:12mm Wgt:30gram)

Kousei Inkstick ( Brownish black, 高清 )

2.0 (W:20mm L:95mm T:12mm Wgt:30gram)
3.0 (W:30mm L:108mm T:13mm Wgt:50gram)
5.0 (W:34mm L:130mm T:15mm Wgt:75gram)
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Kousei ( 高清 ) - Kobaien inksticks, Nara, Japan

Kousei Inkstick ( Brownish black, 高清 )

2.0 (W:20mm L:95mm T:12mm Wgt:30gram)

2.0 (W:20mm L:95mm T:12mm Wgt:30gram)

Product information

Kousei ( 高清 ) means "noble" or "best" in Japanese.

This is a top-quality oil-smoke ink made with rapeseed oil.

The darker the ink, the more shiny and pure black it becomes. Light black ink is brownish black.

高 ( kou : high ) 

清 ( sei : pure)

How does KOBAIEN ( 古梅園 ) make sumi inksticks in Japan?

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Ms. Junko Azukawa, a contemporary calligrapher and ink painter in Australia, explains how to use stickinks.