Chinese Brush Painting Techniques


Winter & Spring semester scheduled 2020

Topic: A Simple composition of Landscape & The Iris - 7 week class


Date: Jan.15, 22, 29, Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26, at 9:30 am to 12:30 pm on Wednesday mornings 2020 

Cost $245 / $285 non-members

Chinese Brush Painting provides a wonderful opportunity to closely observe nature. One key element of the distinctive style is the influence the material have on form and techniques. In this semester, you will learn a simple composition of landscape and flower of Iris as a subject to explore this very special art medium. Each technique will be introduced with hands-on, step –by-step instruction. All experience levels are welcome.

Supply list;

  1. Brushes; a pointed brush for details, two small combination brushes( white bristles surrounded with brown bristles in inner) , a large combination brush, a large or large hard bristled brush ( the bristles show brown color).

  2. Paper; any kind of absorbed Shuen(Xuan) paper or Pi ma paper.

  3. A box of Marie’s watercolor 12 or 18 tubes

  4. A bottle of Sumi-e ink or Chinese ink.

  5. Couple of charcoals, a painting mat, two to four of paper weights as rocks, a roll of paper towel.

  6. couple of porcelain dishes for maxing colors.

  7. A wash jar or a small container. Couple of porcelain dishes for mixing colors.




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