Chinese Ink Painting has a rich history within the arts culture, and here is a little bit fun fact for you and I. The practice of Chinese Ink Painting dates back to the Tang dynasty (618- 907), it is widely used to depict the lives of the emperors and their ladies. Slowly, the painting of landscape gained its popularity during the Tang dynasty as well. Fast forwards to the 1800s and the 1900s, Western arts exerted its influence onto the Chinese arts. Some painters returned to their homelands after studying aboard and integrated best of both into their work. Now let us dive in and explore the beauty of Chinese Ink Painting together.
Perhaps you’ve tried oil painting, or even acrylic painting, but just a disclaimer: Chinese ink painting is nothing like that. Chinese ink painting is more similar to watercolor, and the key to it lies in the poetic feeling it is meant to achieve. The ratio between water and ink is what’s most important here. For those who have not tried this art form, do not hesitate to give it a try – it will open your eyes to a whole new world of creative expression! Chinese Ink Painting is different from other forms of painting. It relies on the artist’s ability to capture the essence of the subjects and using limited inks and colors to portray it on to a painting. The aesthetic principles of Chinese Ink Painting rely heavily on the spirit of the subject, not the likeness of forms.
No idea where you can learn Chinese Ink Painting? Head down to Visual Arts Centre to do it! At Visual Arts Centre, you’ll learn Chinese ink painting and calligraphy led by our instructor through step-by-step guidance and instruction, ensuring that you understand the principles of Chinese ink painting and calligraphy. Accomplish complete work in every lesson! In Addition, our affordable Chinese Ink Painting course provides art instruction and guidance from a foundational level. This is to bridge any previous knowledge and to better guide complete beginners through a step-by-step approach. Some of the skills that you’ll pick up from the course are compositional, brushwork, and stroke techniques.
The Chinese Ink Painting session can be a relaxing one, a break from the overwhelming workload, and a great way to brighten up your day. It is not a strenuous activity where you will tire yourself out. Nonetheless, it is more of a family and friends activity. At Visual Arts Centre, you can drag your friends and family members to do it and experience the beauty of Chinese Ink Painting together, painting different objects such as the Four gentlemen – plum blossoms, chrysanthemum, bamboo, orchids, birds and flowers, introduction to the landscape painting.
Chinese Ink Painting is a representation of Chinese Art. Basic Chinese ink painting features water and ink, black and white. Delving deeper into the Chinese Ink Art, there are the meticulous paintings of flowers like peonies and birds, with its vibrant colors, are also known as Chinese Ink Painting. The features of Chinese Ink painting are a realistic representation of close subjects, the abstraction of distant subjects, subtle colors, and a rich artistic conception. With a brush loaded with ink and water, compose your Chinese ink paintings on rice paper. Chinese ink painting involves blending and tactful composition, expressing the essence and spiritual elements of the subjects.
Date: Every Wednesday
Time : 7.30pm-9.45pm
Venue: Visual Arts Centre (Studio)
报名电话：62550711 ／ 67332155
课程地址：视觉艺术中心，10 Penang Road, #01-02, Dhoby Ghaut Green, S(238469)
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