Chinese Brush Painting

ART X 430

In this course, students explore the spontaneous style of Chinese Brush Painting through hands-on step-by-step instruction.

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Starting at $649.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Explore the legends, romantic stories, and symbolic spirituality of this art form
  • Learn to show the vitality of nature by executing your painting in a lively way, moving of the brush in a simple, dynamic, and powerful manner
  • Receive detailed instructions on appropriate use of rice paper, brushes, colors, and ink

About this course:

In Chinese art and culture, a flower is never merely a flower nor scenery merely a place; each has its legends, romantic stories, and symbolic spirituality. Through brush strokes, the Chinese brush artist represents the spirit and essence of the subject rather than its realistic detail. In this course, students explore the spontaneous style of Chinese Brush Painting through hands-on step-by-step instruction. The course follows the Xieyi (Depicting-Idea) style developed by the traditional painters of the 11th century and specifically focuses on the Po-mo (Throw-ink) method: In order for a painting to show the vitality of nature, it must be executed in a lively way; hence, the movement of the brush is completed in a simple, dynamic, and powerful manner, as if the artist is throwing color and ink on the rice paper. Subjects include floral, landscape, and animals. Specific subjects covered vary each quarter. Topics include detailed instructions on appropriate use of rice paper, brushes, colors, and ink. For beginning to advanced students.
Learn from Industry Leaders

"In brush painting (as in life), the first stroke is a 'happening.' The rest are a series of adjustments building upon previous ones. Whether one is undergoing a career change, enhancing skills, or engaged in lifelong learning, Chinese Brush Painting is an enlightening practice in embracing change."

Mayee Futterman

Winter 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
Instructor: Mayee Futterman
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Fee:
$649.00
52 days left. Enroll by Jan 8, 2020
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Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 15, 2020
Schedule
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Discussion
Wed Jan 8, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Discussion
Wed Jan 15, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Discussion
Wed Jan 22, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Discussion
Wed Jan 29, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Discussion
Wed Feb 5, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Discussion
Wed Feb 12, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Discussion
Wed Feb 19, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Discussion
Wed Feb 26, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Discussion
Wed Mar 4, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Discussion
Wed Mar 11, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Discussion
Wed Mar 18, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415

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