Demonstrate general knowledge, preparation, and proper use of Chinese Brush Painting materials including various types of brushes and rice papers; traditional Chinese inks, mineral colors, and western watercolors
Develop beginning skills to deliver brush strokes with fluidity, dexterity, and spontaneity including proper brush handling, sequence, and execution of strokes
Learn Chinese Brush Painting techniques to produce finished compositions including floral, creatures, and landscape subjects
Apply key principles of design and composition to produce original images
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. Explore the wonders of spontaneous-style Chinese Brush Painting during this workshop with hands-on, step-by-step instruction. Founded on classical brush painting skills, techniques, philosophy and subject matter; by the end of this course participants will learn the proper use of Chinese Brush Painting materials, develop fundamental brush skills and apply Chinese Brush Painting techniques to produce finished compositions. Students will create hands-on artwork along with the instructor in this studio course.
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"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."