In this affordable Chinese Ink Painting class, students will be introduced to learn the Chinese brush strokes techniques, materials and skills required in Chinese Ink Painting. The art form itself is tricky to master – the brushstrokes and the way to manoeuvre ink and water.
Gain an appreciation and understanding to Chinese ink painting practise and composition with this affordable Chinese art course. Students will be able to pick up Chinese ink painting techniques starting from the foundation of Chinese Ink Painting, learning subjects such as the “four gentlemen” – plum blossoms, chrysanthemum, bamboo, orchids first, then moving on to learning popular subjects of birds and flowers, then an introduction of creative abstraction with landscape painting.
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Chinese Ink Painting and Calligraphy Lesson Objectives (12 Sessions):
(1) Materials knowledge, brief history of Chinese Ink Painting
(2) Compositional skills, brushworks, techniques – through learning:
Four gentlemen – plum blossoms, chrysanthemum, bamboo, orchids
Birds and flowers
Introduction to landscape painting
Introduction to abstract/semi-abstract Chinese landscape painting
Calligraphy practise in every session (to understand brushwork, calligraphy strokes)
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.
Student’s completed Chinese Ink Painting work
Who Should Sign Up For Chinese Ink Painting class and How Does Chinese Ink Painting Compare with Oil Painting or Acrylic Painting?
Perhaps you’ve tried oil painting, or even acrylic painting, but just a disclaimer: ink painting is nothing like those. Chinese ink painting is more similar to watercolour, 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 colours to portray it on to a painting. The aesthetic principles of Chinese Ink Painting relies heavily on the spirit of the subject, not the likeness of forms.
Chinese Ink Painting is a representation of Chinese Art. Basic Chinese ink painting features the water and ink, black and white. Delving deeper into the Chinese Ink Art, there is the meticulous paintings of flowers like peonies and birds, with its vibrant colours, are also known as Chinese Ink Painting. The features of Chinese Ink painting are realistic representation close subjects, abstraction of distant subjects, subtle colours 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.
This art course is suitable for anyone with a passion for Art or specifically, Chinese Ink Painting. Suitable for students of 11 years and above.
How will our sessions be conducted and what you will gain?
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 a complete work in every lesson!
12 Sessions of Chinese Ink Painting and Calligraphy Course = 12 Different artworks and multiple subjects learnt!
Discover and explore the world of Chinese Ink Painting today! Sign up for our 12 Sessions Chinese Ink Painting Course and join us Every Wednesday!
12 Sessions Chinese Ink Painting and Calligraphy Course
> Chinese ink painting and calligraphy brush painting techniques, application and approaches, composition and style.
> Students will learn Chinese Ink Painting and Calligraphy through learning various subjects such as the classical “four gentlemen” – Bamboo, Plum Blossoms, Orchids and Chrysanthemum, birds and flower subjects, and be introduced to landscape and creative semi-abstract and abstract methods to ink expressions.
> Gain a strong foundation to Chinese brush painting techniques and calligraphy art, appreciation and understanding of Chinese Ink Painting, its approach and style(s)/school(s) of art
Every Wednesday evening, 7:30pm -9:45pm (Studio)
Price: $598nett for 12 sessions, with all materials provided. In case of no-shows, up to two Makeup sessions only.
All art materials and free flow of beverages (hot/cold water, tea and instant coffee) is provided in the course fee.
Course Duration & Missed Session(s):
The course is to take place over 12 consecutive sessions. In the event of any missed session(s), UP TO A MAXIMUM OF TWO missed session(s) may be arranged at a later date of within four months of the date of the first registered session.