Five Week Daytime Chinese Brush Painting – Bamboo and orchid 6 March – 3 April 2019

Bamboo and orchid have significant culture importance in China and other East Asian countries, represents good character of real gentleman and nobles. The traditional of bamboo and orchid painting had been around for many centuries and some techniques had been used for over 1000 years.

This 5 week course will start with introducing the history of Chinese bamboo painting then the common techniques related to the Chinese soft brushes and ink. Students can anticipate completing at least one piece of Chinese painting artwork per class. Demonstration and plenty of personal attention will be provided during the class. This course is suitable for both beginners and advanced students.

There will be a maximum of 12 students in the class for which all materials are provided. The cost is £125 for 12.5  hours or £100 for concessions, which is eligible to full time university student. A minimum enrolment of five is required to ensure the class goes ahead.

To secure your place on this enjoyable course please use the University’s ePay system or you can download this PDF Form which you will then need to complete and return to our office with  a cheque made out to the University of Edinburgh for the appropriate amount.  Cash payment can be made at the Institute in person.

If you have any questions please contact us on 0131 662 2180 or email


Course: Five week Chinese Brush Painting – Bamboo and orchid (Day time)
Date + Time: Wednesdays Mornings – 06 March – 3 April, 10:00-12:30pm
Cost: £125 (£100) including all materials
Location: Confucius Institute for Scotland Campus, Abden House

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