The charm of oriental painting is to express everything by line and rough stroke using just black color. Using various colors can distort to the original intention of artist, but using simple colors better expresses both the object and intention of artist. By restraining the use of color and water, the artists is able to concentrate on expressing the details deep inside the object.
This work expresses bamboo, the meaning of the sentence on the left side is that the green bamboo is the mind of a gentle and honorable person and the green pine is the mind of the great master.
Medium Used: Ink on paper