Online classes

VIRTUAL - Chinese Ink Art: The Basics of Chinese Brush Painting Techniques

Peihong Endris

Two Wednesday afternoons

October 13, 20

1:00-3:00pm Central Time

$60 members/$80 non-members

Registration at https://watercolorhouston.org/event-4427057

  • Chinese brush painting provides a wonderful opportunity to closely observe nature. One key element of this distinctive style is the influence the materials have on form and technique. Students will learn the difference between Chinese brush painting and western watercolor painting. Introduction to all materials such as papers, ink, and colors, learning to choose the right materials to work with your subjects. Learn to load and control the various  ink tones, using the right amount of moisture. Plus the basic brushstrokes. 
  • Level: Novice, Beginner, Intermediate

    Supply List:

    1.Brushes: one small and one large combination brushes (the bristles at inner shows brown color and surrounding with white bristles). One large wolf bristled brush (the bristles show brown color). One pointed detail brush.

    2. Chinese Sumi-E ink.

    3. Couple of white porcelain dishes or palette.

    4. A paint mat.

    5. A roll or a pad or oriental rice paper or couple of sheets Best Shuen paper, or a pad of “Hahnemuhle” Sumi-E paper.

    6. Two paper weights, such as rocks.

    7. A water container for washing brushes.

    8. A box of Chinese watercolor, 12 or 18 tubes.

    9. A roll of paper towels.  

    Sources for supplies:

    Art Supply on Almeda Rd., 5301 Almeda Rd. Houston TX 77004 Tell:713-652-5028 

    Texas art supply 

    www.jerrysartarama.com

    www.orientalartsupply.com 

VIRTUAL - Chinese Ink Art: The Waterlily Pond

Peihong Endris

Tuesday afternoons

October 26, November 2

1:00-3:00pm Central Time

$60 members/$80 non-members

 

Chinese brush painting provides a wonderful opportunity to closely observe nature. One key element of this distinctive style is the influence the materials have on form and technique. In this section you will learn to use Chinese brush painting techniques to paint the waterlilies, frogs. 

Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Registration at https://www.watercolorhouston.org/event-4427033 

  • Supply List:

  • 1.Brushes: one small and one large combination brushes (the bristles at inner shows brown color and surrounding with white bristles). One large wolf bristled brush (the bristles show brown color). One pointed detail brush.

  • 2. Chinese Sumi-E ink.

  • 3. Couple of white porcelain dishes or palette.

  • 4. A paint mat.

  • 5. A roll or a pad or oriental rice paper or couple of sheets Best Shuen paper, or a pad of “Hahnemuhle” Sumi-E paper.

  • 6. Two paper weights, such as rocks.

  • 7. A water container for washing brushes.

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

  • 9. A roll of paper towels.  

  • Sources for supplies:

  • Art Supply on Almeda Rd., 5301 Almeda Rd. Houston TX 77004 Tell:713-652-5028 

  • Texas art supply 

  • www.jerrysartarama.com

  • www.orientalartsupply.com 

 

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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