Chinese Brush Painting: Memories of Summer : Jean Turton

WI Member: From £300.00

Non Member: From £340.00


Tutor: Jean Turton

The nights are drawing in, but the warmth of summer lingers bringing the perfume of summer flowers on the breeze. On this course we will use the traditional chinese equipment to paint a selection of summer flowers, both in freestyle on paper, and meticulous on a silk fan. Subjects could include peonies, hibiscus and lilies, along with insects and birds.

On this course You will be using chinese ink, paper and brushes to complete a variety of freestyle paintings. You will also use the meticulous method to paint on a silk fan. The subjects will be summer flowers, embellished with birds and insects. Subjects could include peonies, chrysanthemums, lilies, or other popular flowers. You will also add colourful birds and insects to your compositions.

You will learn by the traditional way of watching and copying the tutor.

The tutor will bring chinese brushes, paper and fans to buy, at a cost of approx £16.Please bring any chinese brushes you may have, but Please Do Not buy any from such shops as 'the Works' or 'the Range' as they are unsuitable.

Please bring any watercolour paints you may have ( cheap tubes are better than expensive pans), the tutor will bring the chinese ink.

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