CHINESE BRUSH PAINTING: COMPOSITION METHODS
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
November 22, 23, 24
9:30 - 3:30 $150
There are many intriguing aspects to examine in Chinese Painting--the painting technique, the poetry. A successful painter often spends a great deal of time and thought composing an attractive layout. The artists needs to decide what to use and what to leave out and how to make the arrangement, based on what he or she sees everyday. There are hundreds of lofty and precipitous mountain peaks, but only one view in the painting; there are thousands of bamboo, but only one gets into the painting. In this workshop, Using very simple compositions examples as subjects to bring to you next level. Welcome all levels.
1. Brushes: a small combination brush, a large combination brush. a large hard bristle brush, a small hard bristle brush (it's brown color on the bristle), a fine pointed brush.
2. Paper: any kind of absorbent rice paper as a pad or a roll or sheets
3. a box of Marie's Chinese watercolor 12 or 18 tubes
4. a bottle of Sumi-e ink
5. a painting mat
6. couple of palettes
7. two paper weights as rocks, a roll of paper towel
8. a wash jar or a small container