Online classes

VIRTUAL - : Chinese Brush Painting Techniques:

Two section workshop - The Humming Bird

Date: Two sections on Saturday and Sunday at 1-4 pm Feb. 27 & 28 2021

  •  Schedule

  • Two section on Saturday & Sunday 

  • Location

    WAS-H Virtual Meeting Room

All birds are fascinating creatures, but there are many hummingbird facts that make these birds astonishing to even experienced birders. In this two sections. You will learn to use Chinese brush painting techniques to capture the most interesting birds. Use minimal brushstrokes to delineate subjects as you see and feel them. Each technique is demonstrated by instructor. Welcome all levels.

Registration at www.watercolorhouston.org

  • Member – $80.00

    Member Registration

  • Non-member – $100.00

    Non-member registration fee is an additional $10.00 per day

 

 1. Brushes; one detail brush as fine tip brush, one small combination brush, one large combination brush.

2. Paper; Sumi paper Pi or Ma, or half raw & half ripe rice paper or Sumi paper Jin Pi. Amazon called MEGREZ Chinese Japanese Calligraphy Practice Writing Sumi Drawing Xuan Rice Paper Thickening Without Grids 100 Sheets/Set - 34 x 68 cm (13.38 x 27.77 inch), Half Sheng Shu (Half Raw Ripe) Xuan

3. A box of Chinese watercolor 12 or 18 tubes.

4. Couple of pallets for mixing colors.

5. 2-4 paper weights.  A roll of paper towel.

6. A bottle of Chinese ink or Sumi ink.

7. A painting mat or felt.

VIRTUAL - Chinese brush painting Techniques:

The Bluebonnets

March16,,23,30, April 6 at 1:30 - 4 pm 2021 on Tuesday afternoons

Chinese Brush painting provides a wonderful opportunity to closely observe nature.  In this section you will thought the objects of Bluebonnet to learn the element of brushstroke. Especially the bluebonnet is collectively the state flower of Texas. Each technique is demonstrated by the instructor. Students receive individual attention adapted to their particular skill level and interests. Welcome all levels.

Registration at www.watercolorhouston.org 

  • Member – $150.00

    Member Registration

  • Non-member – $190.00

    Non-member registration fee is an additional $10.00 per day

 

Supply list:

  • 1. Brushes; one detail brush as fine tip brush, as leaf vein or happy dot. One small combination brush and one large combination brush.

  • 2. Paper; Sumi paper Pi or Ma, or half raw & half ripe rice paper or Sumi paper Jin Pi. Amazon called MEGREZ Chinese Japanese Calligraphy Practice Writing Sumi Drawing Xuan Rice Paper Thickening Without Grids 100 Sheets/Set - 34 x 68 cm (13.38 x 27.77 inch), Half Sheng Shu (Half Raw Ripe) Xuan

  • 3. A box of Chinese watercolor 12 or 18 tubes.

  • 4. Couple of pallets for mixing colors.

  • 5. 2-4 paper weights.

  • 6. A roll of paper towel .

  • 7. A bottle of Chinese ink or Sumi ink.

  • 8. A painting mat or felt.

 

VIRTUAL - The Peony - Gong-bi Techniques

The Gong-bi technique, founded approximately 2000 years ago during the Han Dynasty, uses highly detailed brushstrokes that delimits details very precisely and, opposite of a free style, without independent or expressive variation. Together, we will study this technique with its focus on delicacy, precision, detail, and patience. Welcome all levels.​

Date: May 04,11,18,25 at 1:30 to 4:00 pm 2021 on Tuesday afternoons.

Registration at www.watercolorhouston.org 

  • Member – $150.00 

  • Non-member – $190.00

    Non-member registration fee is an additional $10.00 per day

 

Supply list:

1. Two sheets of 20”x15” boards as wooden or Plastic Corrugated (Michael’s care Plastic Corrugated sheet 20” x 30”, to make two sheets)

2. A roll an inch masking tape or Blue tape.
3. One 2.5 or 3 inch flat soft bristles as sheep hair brushes.

4. A box of Chinese Marie's colors (https://www.jerrysartarama.com/maries-chinese-watercolor- painting-set)

5. 2-5 sheet of Non absorbency rice paper, We called Shimming size Shuen or Cicada Wing ( on orientalartsupply.com the shimmer size Shuen called P14BP and Cicada wing Size Shuen called P14C. Amazon called MEGREZ Chinese Japanese Calligraphy Practice Writing Sumi Drawing Xuan Rice Paper Thickening Without Grids 100 Sheets/Set - 34 x 68 cm (13.38 x 27.77 inch), Shu (Ripe) Xuan

6. 2 small and one large combinations brush as surrounding with white sheep hair and inner with brown hard briskets. One fine tip brushes for detailed lines work.

7. A bottle of Sumi-e ink. Couple of porcelain dishes as your old dish or any kind of trays. A roll of paper towel. A wash container.

Watercolor Art Society of Houston

Locatio:Watercolor Art Society - Houston

1601 W. Alabama at Mandell, Houston, TX 77006 
Phone 713.942.9966  

www.watercolorhouston.org

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