Learn the fine art of Chinese ink painting here at China Cultural Centre in Sydney taught by professional Chinese ink painting artist Franz Cheung. Traditional Chinese ink painting is also known as ink wash painting and is created using a brush dipped in ink and water, compounds, and painted on rice paper (xuan paper).
China Cultural Centre Chinese Painting Syllabus outline
- Introduction to the course:4 treasures in studio. Basic brush control & calligraphy skills.
- Rock depiction: Ink darkness, water & ink interaction, usage of static lines. Four main steps of rock formation.
- General tree depiction: Branch & stem, anatomy & structure of a tree. Foliage grouping and varieties. Contrast of ink darkness.
- Pine tree: Main feature, tree bark with scales, grouping of pine needles.
- Willow tree: Deer horn & crab claw branches, usage of ink & colour wash.
- Bamboo: Calligraphy skills applied into painting. Thick & thin strokes.
- Zodiac animals: Usage of motional lines and Chinese pigment.
- Finish a small piece of work with seals & inscriptions.
RSVP here for our up coming term starting in August!!
Course detail: Saturday, 22 October - 26 November, 2:30pm-4:30pm.
Fees: $230* for 8 lessons including $30 material (ink, pigment, brushes and xuan paper). All payment will be made at reception upon enrollment.
*Before member's discount.
All classes need a minimum number of students to go ahead.
If your chosen course does not have sufficient enrollment, it may be postponed to next term or canceled.
Should this happen, we will inform you as soon as possible.
For legal reasons, we reserve the right to vary courses due to unforeseen circumstances.
Fees are non-refundable unless one is proved to be unfit by a doctor’s certificate.