Painting landscapes is one of the major categories in Chinese traditional painting. Join master William Cai for a ten week course in painting landscapes using traditional techniques.
2 – 4pm
24 August – 26 October (NO session on 5 October due to rail strikes)
Course Fee: Full £260 : Retired £220 : Concession £190
Weekly Pay As You Go Fee: Full £35 : Retired £30: Concession £25
Limited to 8 artists.
Join Chinese master, William Cai and learn the basic methods of Chinese landscape painting.
In fact, Chinese landscape painting can be decomposed into two basic elements: stones and trees. Learning how to paint these two elements is an important part of the training program to any Chinese landscape painting. If you have a good grasp of the method of painting stones and trees, you can easily depict Chinese landscape painting.
In this course William Cai will start by training everyone to draw the basic method of stone, and gradually transition to painting mountains. Drawing trees well follows and by the end of the course you will be able to combine them to form a Chinese landscape painting.
Tools required for Chinese Painting
To learn Chinese painting you will need a few specialist tools. William will bring the brushes, inks and extra paper for you to buy, or you can explore the delights of this specialist Chinese supplier, Oriental Arts in Brighton. You’ll need
- an assortment of soft and stiff brushes of different sizes
- ink for Chinese painting
- a box of Chinese colours
- Chinese rice paper
- a small felt mat for Chinese painting : 70 x 50cm
- a small water cup
- a saucer for colour
- a small plate/pallet for colour mixing