Learn Chinese brush painting landscapes with our painting courses in Sydney.
Join this hands-on workshop to learn the brush strokes and techniques used in free style Chinese brush painting, combining ink with watercolours.
Exploring the styles, composition and motifs of traditional Tang Dynasty landscapes, you’ll create your own scroll artwork to take home. As well as gaining and developing brush painting skills, you’ll learn about composition, symbolism and calligraphic elements. You’ll also discover the relaxing and reflective nature of this traditional art form.
This workshop is suitable for beginners as well as students with more experience who want to extend, practise and gain new skills. New students will learn the basics to set a solid foundation. Experienced students will develop their techniques by combining traditional and more contemporary elements.
Chinese calligraphic strokes and painting techniques
Using line and tone
Different Chinese paintbrushes and when to use them
The meaning behind the “four treasures” of Chinese brush painting
Structure and composition of a Chinese landscape
Applying red Chinese seal stamps