Students who have little or no prior experience are introduced to the basics of Chinese brush painting. These skills include;

  • Introduction to the materials and equipmentPainting lines with brushes
  • Basic brush strokes for painting
  • Control of media using speed of application and by varying moisture.
  • Apply the above skills to create your first paintings.
  • Bamboo using calligraphy characters.
  • Orchid, displaying flow of movement.
  • Chrysanthemum, showing graduation of tone with brush stroke.
  • Autumn branches (plum blossom) showing strength of wooden branches.

All of the above work is covered over 8 weeks.

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