5 Weeks Daytime Brush Painting starts 16 Jan 2020

Meticulous ‘Gong bi’ style painting, an ancient art from 2000 years ago. It requires fine brushes to work with realistic contour techniques and vivid color to depict the most descriptive details. Our artist in residence Mr Chi Zhang will lead you into this style, it will be a calm, relax and meditative process, a great way to cultivate patience, which benefit our well-being and lead to longevity.

This course will start with introducing the history of Chinese meticulous painting then the common techniques related to the outline and colours. Participants will have the option to select from a range of subjects demonstrated by the tutor, such as fish and flowers etc.

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 10 hours or £100 for university students’ concessions. All materials are provided.

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 – Meticulous style (Daytime)
Date + Time: Thursday Mornings: 16 January – 13 February, 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.