COURSE UPDATE: Please note, this course has been rescheduled for the Winter 2017 term. Registration is open!
Thursdays, 10 am - 1 pm, Jan. 12 – Mar. 2 (8 weeks)
562 Chinese Brush Experiment - Ink & Wash
Learn various techniques of expression through unique brush art materials and the 'free-hand' style of line-drawing, wash-and-ink, wash-and-colour, special effects, and contemporary techniques. Discover another understanding and existence of the art world. Unblock creativity through art by practicing in synthesis of art, culture, theory, and philosophy. Clear the mind of junk and enjoy the expression of inside out, flow of ideas, mind-opening and a better focus on yourself. Reach the deep balance between the inner world and outside expression.
Note: Detailed instruction and demonstration are provided. No experience required.
Instructor: Wenyun Hua
Time & Dates: Thursdays, 10 am - 1 pm, Jan. 12 - Mar. 2 (8 weeks)
Tuition: $310 + Materials fee: $35 + admin fee
Image: The Washed Landscape, Courtesy of Wenyun Hua ©
Chinese Bamboo Brushes
Large brush with short white hair, 2”-2.5” length, 5/8”~1” diameter
Long and white hair brush, 1.5~2” length, 3/8” diameter
Medium brush with short and white hair, 1~1.5” length, 3/8” diameter
Small brush with brown hair, 5/8”-1” length, 2/16” ~3/16” diameter
Chinese Ink small (100ml) or large (250ml) bottled ink
Chinese Painting Colour 12-colour (12ml) pack
Rice Paper absorbent rice paper, at least 8 sheets at 70cmx140cm (2.3'x4.6'), or rice paper roll
Painting Pad white felt, available in Dollarama, fabric store or Honest Ed
Brush Roller bamboo-made, looks like Sushi roller and placemat
Palette or white plastic trays
Book Store in Dragon City, Spadina/Dundas, Toronto
B&J Trading, Spadina/Baldwin, Toronto
Chan Sheung Kee bookstore, 457-9 Dundas St. West, Toronto
Other Book Stores or Grocery Stores in Chinatown
Guartzchman, west of Spadina in Chinatown
Japanese paper store
Please be noted that you may pick up your supplies from store to store, not all in one store.