Course: Five-week Chinese Calligraphy (running and cursive style)
Date & Time: Wednesdays from 13 October – 10 November, 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 technical support to deal with relevant queries.
Student level: This course is suitable for both beginners and advanced students. It could be a following up course for students who attended the Chinese calligraphy (cursive style) class before. All practice materials will be refreshed from the previous class.
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?
Students will learn the basic strokes of running and cursive style. Running style also called semi-cursive script; this is a more flowing style in which strokes are allowed to run into each other.
What does it cover?
Introduce common Chinese soft brush handling techniques. Guide students through the fundamental strokes of running & cursive style scripts.
Students can anticipate completing at least one piece of Chinese calligraphy artwork per class. The content of this work could be a selected Chinese poem or perhaps an ancient master’s quotation. 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 £25 for materials if you don’t have your own art materials. The tutor will provide guidance on purchasing the materials after registration.
Booking & Further information:
To secure one of the limited spaces on this course, please use the University ePay system.
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