IN PERSON: Chinese brush painting attempts to capture the essence or spirit of a subject. In this hands-on art course, students will learn how to paint landscapes, including mountains, rivers, trees and figures. These are popular brush painting subjects. Each person will complete a beautiful painting in one or two classes while practicing basic brush painting techniques. The instructor will provide a step-by-step demonstration of brush painting. 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 various brush strokes. Each student 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
Jinxiu Zhao (Alice) is a professional artist who specializes in the teaching of Chinese brush painting and calligraphy to both children and adults. She has been teaching in North Carolina for 28 years at all levels of the public schools, at teacher training programs and in private classes.