5 Week Brush Painting Class – Starts 2 March 2021

Key Information:

Course: Five week Chinese Brush Painting – Birds and Flowers (Daytime)

Date & Time: Tuesdays from 2 March – 30 March, 10:00-11:30am

Online teaching time: 7.5 hour

Homework: There will be additional homework after each session and the tutor will also provide individual email feedback, including technical support to deal with relevant queries.

Student level: This course is suitable for both beginners and advanced students.

Class size: A minimum of five students are required to ensure the class goes ahead.

Location: This class will be delivered digitally using the online platform Zoom.

Why should I take this course?

Birds and flowers painting were often used as decorative elements in pottery, appeared in screens and utensils. From Tang dynasty around the 8th and 9th centuries in China until today, Birds and flowers painting is a special school of Chinese brush paintings and it is widely popular for centuries.

What does it cover?

  • Explore the most common Chinese soft brush and ink techniques
  • Participants will have the option to select from a range of subjects demonstrated by the tutor, such as crane, oriole, kingfisher, lotus flower, Chinese orchid etc.
  • Live demonstration will be provided during the class.

About the teacher:

This course will be led by Chi Zhang – an experienced instructor, shortlisted for ‘Sky Art Landscape Artist of the year 2015’, whose work has been projected across Edinburgh castle during the 2015 Military Tattoo. For more information and to see Chi’s work please visit http://www.chizhangartist.com.

How much does it cost?

£85 (£75/concessions), concession is offered only to full time students and UoE staff.

Please also allow up to £35 if you don’t have your own art materials. The tutor will provide guidance on purchasing the materials after registration.

Booking & Further information:

To optimise the learning experience a maximum capacity has been set per group – so space is very limited! To secure one of the limited spaces on this course, please use the University’s ePay system.

Due to the outbreak of Covid-19, our administrative team is working from home. Please contact us by email info@confuciusinstitute.ac.uk.

One to one tutorials and small group workshops can also be arranged. Please email info@confuciusinstitute.ac.uk for more info.

Booking Deadline:

Please note bookings will close 7 days before the term start date.