5 Weeks Daytime Chinese Brush Painting Starts 5 March – CANCELLED

Discover the fascinating art of Chinese brush painting and try your hand at this expressive art form. This course is suitable for beginners or people who have painting experience but have never tried Chinese brush painting techniques before. No prior knowledge is necessary, you should simply be keen to learn and willing to hold a brush. All the materials used during the course will be provided.

Using Chinese soft brushes, ink and colors, you will be shown how to achieve wonderful animal paintings in freehand Xieyi style. Participants will have the option to select from a range of subjects demonstrated by the tutor, such as Crane, a mystical creature in China, Japan and other East Asian countries, is the symbol of longevity and good fortune, tiger symbolizes determination and strength and Giant panda, the black & white fur is also perfect for monochrome ink painting.

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.

The cost is £125 for the 12.5 hour course which runs Thursday mornings from 10.00am – 12.30pm from 5 March 2020. There is a concession rate of £100, which is offered only to full time students. The fee includes all materials. A minimum of five students are 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. (Please note we are no longer accepting cash payment in our office)

This course will be led by Chi Zhang, experienced art tutor, shortlisted of ‘Sky Art Landscape Artist of the year 2015’. For more information and see Chi’s work please visit http://www.chizhangartist.com

If you have any questions please contact us on 0131 662 2180 or email info@confuciusinstitute.ac.uk

Course: Five week Chinese Brush Painting – Xieyi style (Daytime)
Date + Time: Thursday Mornings: 5 March – 2 April, 10:00-12:30pm
Cost: £125 (£100) including all materials
Location: Confucius Institute for Scotland Campus, Abden House

One to one tutorials and small group workshops can also be arranged. Please email info@confuciusinstitute.ac.uk or call us on0131 662 2180 to discuss further.