Chinese Brush Painting: Flower and BirdCourse Full Tutor: Lei Lei QuCourse Code: 1519-01
During this course we will study flowers and birds in the freehand style, along with brush strokes and ink techniques, to enable participants to build the structures of the subjects and to capture and depict the expression of the spirit.
This course is for anyone who is interested in Chinese flower and bird painting. No prior experience of Chinese painting is necessary. The course will enable you to paint flowers and birds in the free-hand Chinese style. Through tutor demonstrations and instruction, and lots one of one-to-one guidance, you will learn the techniques suitable for this subject, referring to historical masterpieces. You will explore and practise the brush strokes and ink arrangements that will enable you to build the structure of the subjects as well as the expression of spirit, to create beautiful and sensitive art pieces.
Please bring with you
Chinese ink and colour
Sized paper and unsized paper
Felt or old blanket (about 1 square metre)
2 or 3 white dishes to be used as palettes
The following items can be purchased from your tutor
The tutor will have some materials available for purchase if required.
Suitable for all levels
Missenden Abbey Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire HP16 0BD
Lei Lei Qu
Qu Lei Lei received a highly commended award from NIACE for his outstanding skills as a caring and most inspiring tutor. He has written many books on Chinese art and is a prolific artist who exhibits his work throughout the world.