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WITVA: Helen Regenstreif, Copper Enamels and Sumi-E
Helen RegenstreifWITVA: Helen Regenstreif, Copper Enamels and Sumi-E
...Helen Regenstreif and her One of a Kind Sumi-E Cards
...Helen RegenstreifHelen Regenstreif was born in Brooklyn, NY and even as a youngster she showed promise in art.Her
mother would always talk about the lifelike drawings she
did at the age of seven.For many years she was a high school art teacher and expanded her various artistic abilities by also teaching calligraphy to adult and handicapped classes.
In 1972 Helen
turned to other art forms and first started to produce copper enamel.
In 1982, Helen
studies of Sumi-E art with florals on rice paper.The art of Sumi-E was created in Japan and involves the use of watercolors and special Oriental brushes.Helen
uses a variety of brushes to make different strokes.As her
ability grew, she
began to create beautiful notecards, with paintings on the front and a matching painting on the envelope.Each card is one of a kind and Helen
has clients from all across the United States.
Click on a Picture to EnlargeCopper Enamel Painting by Helen Regenstreif
Copper Enamel Painting Copper Enamel Painting by Helen Regenstreif
Copper Enamel Painting Framed Sumi-E Cards by Helen Regenstreif
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Helen C. Regenstreif
Helen C. Regenstreif
Artwork © 2012 Helen C. Regenstreif
Helen C. Regenstreif having worked in many mediums, i.e, watercolor, oils, sculpture and for the last few years ena
mel on copper, lately is expressing her
love of form and color in Sumi-e-Japanese art form.
says "Much like calligraphy, or the art of beautiful writing, the philosophy of Sumi-e is a contrast and harmony of life, expressing simple beauty and elegance.
Like nature's vitality in it's design and execution, Sumi-e aims to depict the spirit, rather than a semblance of object.
Helen C. Regenstreif was an art teacher at Sewanhaka High School on Long Island, NU for more than 16 years and taught Adult Education art classes at Olympic Heights High School in Boca Raton, FL.
Rice Paper Art - A Great Resource of Information
39. WITVA: Helen Regenstreif, Copper Enamels and Sumi-E ... others.In 1982, Helen began her studies of Sumi-E art with florals on rice paper.The art of Sumi-E was created in Japan and involves the use of watercolors and special Oriental brushes.Helen uses a ... http://www.witva.org/regenstreif/
Helen Regenstreif (561)482-5734 email@example.com
Contact: WITVA, Women in the Visual Arts, Boca Raton, Florida