CHINESE BRUSH PAINTING -
8 UNIQUE TECHNIQUES: Salt, Liquid soap, Alum, Floating rice paper, Leaf print, Wood rubbing, Alum, & Gum Arabic
May 5, 12, 19, 26
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Chinese brush painting provides a wonderful opportunity to closely observe nature. One key element of this distinctive style is the influence the materials have on form and technique. Each technique will be introduced with hands-on, step by step instruction. This class we will focus on 8 unique Chinese brush painting techniques.
Cost: $150 / $190 non-members
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Brushes; Two fine tip brush for lines work, two small combination brushes(white bristles surrounded with brown bristles in inner), a large combination brush.
Paper: Shimmer paper or Extra Thin Cicada Wing paper (2 sheets of 54"x 27")
A box of Marie’s watercolor, 12 or 18 tubes
A bottle of Sumi-e ink or Chinese ink.
A soft pencil, a painting mat, four paper weights such as rocks, a roll of paper towels, a foam board 18 x 24", a couple of 18 x 24" drawing papers.
A wash jar or a small container, couple of porcelain dishes for mixing colors.