Chinese Brush Painting: Landscape Painting in the Traditional StyleCourse Full
Tutor: Lei Lei QuCourse Code: 0320-03


This course will enable you to learn the techniques of Chinese painting and composition and you will learn how to paint trees, rocks, mountains, as well as to manage space, such as waterfalls, streams and mist.


This course is suitable for anyone who is interested in Chinese Landscape painting and willing to learn new techniques.  The course will enable you to learn the techniques of painting trees, rocks and compositions, understanding the way to arrange black and white (Yin and Yang), which is the the central idea of Taoist Philosophy.   You will paint at least two different types of  view, one will be the ink work and the other one will be using the method of ' the Blue and Green Landscape'.

Please bring with you

Chinese brush, ink and colour
Semi-sized paper if you have some
Felt or old blanket (about 1 square metre)
2 or 3 white dishes
Hair dryer


Suitable for all levels

Course Location

Missenden Abbey
Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire HP16 0BD


Lei Lei Qu

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. 

17th to 19th Jan 2020
Friday to Sunday


4pm onwardsResidents may check in
6.45 for 7pmDinner for residents
7.30pmCoffee on arrival for non-residents
8pmWelcome and tutor introductions for all
8.15-9.30pmTeaching session
From 7-9.15amBreakfast for residents
9.30am-12.45pmTeaching session
12.45-1.45pmLunch for all
1.45-5.30pmTeaching session
6.45 for 7pmDinner for residents
From 7-9.15amBreakfast for residents
9.30am-12.45pmTeaching Session
12.45-1.45pmLunch for all

"Lei Lei is fab and the facilities are excellent." (June 2019)

"Lei Lei is an awesome tutor and the organisers very supportive." (June 2019)

"Very enjoyable course - never enough time!" (November 2019)