Additional Course Offering
We also offer a comprehensive 4-unit, 11-week course, Chinese Brush Painting (ART X 430), which provides an in-depth exploration of the theory, materials, techniques, skills and subjects of this classical art form. ART X 430 may also be applied to the Design Communication Arts Certificate as elective credit.
Chinese Brush Painting Workshop
Explore the wonders of spontaneous-style Chinese Brush Painting during two full days of hands-on, step-by-step instruction.
What you can learn.
- 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