Chinese Ink Painting and Calligraphy 专业水墨画课程

Interested to learn Chinese Ink Painting and searching for Chinese calligraphy classes in Singapore? Learn the beautiful, therapeutic and tradition rich medium of Chinese Ink Painting, which is also a prominent form of art in Japan and Korea.

Chinese calligraphy class singapore, learn Chinese brush painting

Students will be introduced to learn the 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. With this art course, students will be able to pick up 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, and introduction of landscape painting and creative abstraction with landscape painting, and gain an appreciation and understanding to Chinese ink painting practise and composition.

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 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.

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. 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 Workshop Singapore, Chinese brush painting class in Singapore suitable for beginners at Visual Arts Centre

Chinese Ink Painting – Practise of goldfishes during a Workshop session

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 brush painting class Singapore, learn to paint Koi Fishes

Creatively painting Koi fishes for prosperity, during our Corporate Chinese Ink Painting Workshop (2.5 Hours)

Bamboo Chinese ink painting completed in first class at Visual Arts Centre
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.
Chinese ink painting class at Visual Arts Centre, Student accomplishes her first work, learning Chinese brush painting on fan
This art course is suitable for anyone with a passion for Art or specifically, Chinese Ink Painting. Suitable for students of 11 years and up.
Chinese ink painting, subject of Sparrows, on mounted fan
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!

Art instructor teaching composition of seal carving on Chinese ink painting artwork

Learn bamboo, one of four classical subjects in Chinese brush painting singapore

Discover and explore the world of Chinese Ink Painting today! Sign up for our 12 Sessions Chinese Ink Painting Course and join us Every Monday, with ongoing registrations from 9 March 2020!


>>> All New Students will have to arrive at 7pm for an Introductory Briefing to Chinese Ink Painting and Calligraphy, from 7pm-7:3opm. This is a briefing on basic materials knowledge, history and styles of Chinese Ink Painting, and instructor’s demonstration on Chinese Ink Painting basic and common brushwork.


If you are interested in our Chinese Ink Painting,  please click here and book a Chinese Ink Painting One Single Workshop with us!

Course description:

12 Sessions Chinese Ink Painting and Calligraphy Course

Every Monday 7:30pm-9:45pm (Ongoing registrations)

*Please note that new students should arrive at 7pm for their first lesson for an Introductory Briefing from 7pm-7:30pm.

For any queries, please call 62550711 / What’s App +65-90056716

Lesson objectives: 

> 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

Lesson timings:

Every Monday evening, 7:30pm -9:45pm
Price: $520nett 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.
成人水墨画与书法课程 · 12堂
每星期一 傍晚 7:30pm – 9:45pm, 12堂课。报名已开始,学员需提前预约,可以随时加入课程。
收费: $520/十二堂课, 每堂2h 15min。
包括 所有材料笔,墨,中国画颜料和宣纸。画室免费提供基本饮品:冷热水、茶包、咖啡。


Every Monday, from 9 March 2020 - 31 December 2020


Every Monday: 7:30pm - 9:45pm

Number of Sessions:

12 Sessions

Course Fees:

S$ 520


Visual Arts Centre Studio 新加坡视觉艺术中心画室

Terms and conditions:

12 Sessions may be completed in four months duration. No refunds is provided. A one to one replacement is allowed, following the original registrant's course validity and remaining sessions.


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