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
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 two full days of 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.
Spring 2021 Schedule
These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.
Estimated supplies cost is $125. Click here for materials list.