Workshop in Chinese brush painting techniques for beginners. All materials are provided.
This course is suitable for both beginners and advanced students. It could be a follow-up course for students who have attended the Chinese birds & flowers painting class. All practice materials will be refreshed from the previous course.
This class will be delivered in person at Confucius Institute campus, 1 Marchhall Crescent Edinburgh EH16 5HP, and online hybrid teaching at the same time using the online platform Zoom.
With the latest hybrid teaching technology, you can choose to come to the Confucius Institute campus to attend the class in person or stay at home to join it online.
Birds and flower paintings were often used as decorative elements in pottery, appearing on screens and utensils. From the Tang dynasty around the 8th and 9th centuries in China until today, Birds and flowers painting is a special school of Chinese brush paintings and has been widely popular for centuries. This three-week course will introduce the standard techniques related to Chinese soft brushes and ink. Participants will have the option to select from a range of subjects demonstrated by the tutor, such as oriole, magpie, Chinese orchid etc.