The pearl of the Orient; city of Shanghai, is the theme for this Chinese brush painting course. The essential elements for beginners will be covered and you will learn through demonstrations and individual support throughout the course. Photographs and books will be available to inspire you and step-by-step notes on each subject will be available for you to take home.
The subjects covered will be:
Shanghai (Pudong) night scene – with the shining lights of the famous skyscrapers
Shanghai city flower – the white peony
A traditional tea house
The famous market - flowers, fish, turtles and birds
Waibaidu Bridge and night herons
Barges – the life blood of the port of Shanghai
By the end of the course, you will have practiced all of the above and have a gained a generous selection of techniques and knowledge regarding Chinese brush painting.
Arrival Day - this is the first date listed above
Courses start early evening. Residential students to arrive from 4pm, non-residential students to arrive by 6.45pm.
6.45pm: Welcome, followed by dinner (included).
8 - 9pm: First teaching session, attendance is essential.
Classes 9.15 - 5pm, lunch is included.
From 6.30pm: Dinner (included for residential students).
Evening working - students may have access to workshops until 9pm, but only with their tutor's permission and provided any health and safety guidelines are observed.
Classes 9.15am - 3pm, lunch is included.
Residential students are to vacate their rooms by 10am please.
(This timetable is for courses of more than one day in length. The tutor may make slight variations)
Julia Martin is a Chinese brush painting artist, enthusiast and tutor. Solely dedicated for over twelve years to this ancient artform, her understanding and artistic development is continuious via month long visits to China each year.
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