Course Description

IN PERSON: Chinese brush painting attempts to capture the essence or spirit of its subject. In this hands-on art course, students will learn how to paint various vegetables and fruits, which are popular brush painting subjects. Each person will complete a beautiful painting within one or two classes while practicing basic brush painting techniques. The instructor will provide a step-by-step demonstration of the subject. Then students will practice painting with the instructor’s help. While practicing, students will learn how to use ink, how to control the brush and how to paint brush strokes. Students will complete a nice brush painting. This course is for both experienced and beginning students. | Active Skill Learning.

Max enrollment: 12.

Location: Judea Reform Congregation, 1933 W. Cornwallis Rd, Durham NC 27705

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Section Title
Chinese Brush Painting: Vegetables and Fruits
Classroom - In Person
11:00AM to 12:30PM
Apr 30, 2024 to Jun 04, 2024
Schedule and Location
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Delivery Options
Classroom - In Person  
Course Fees
Section Notes

Students can purchase supplies from the instructor and/or independently for a total estimated cost of $35. 

Required supplies/fee:

  • pad of newsprint
  • roll of rice paper
  • small bottle of black ink
  • set of Chinese brush painting color or watercolor
  • small dish to hold the ink
  • plastic container to hold water
  • medium-sized and small-sized brushes

The instructor has good quality brushes and rice paper from China that the students may purchase if desired.

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