Chinese Landscape Painting in freehand style Tutor: Kaili FuCourse Code: 0820-03
This course is for painting Chinese landscapes on rice paper in the freehand style. The learners will learn basic elements of landscape painting, and finish complete paintings. The cultural background and significance will be introduced and discussed throughout the course.
This course is suitable for both beginners and the more experienced.
Landscape painting has always remained one of the most traditional and popular of the Chinese arts. This weekend course will focus on the basic skills of painting trees, villages, boat and bridge with distant mountains. You will learn how to use soft ink and colour for rivers and streams. The tutor will do demonstrations and give individual supervision and discuss the cultural significance of the subjects and paintings.
Please bring with you
Chinese brushes: some white hair and brown hair brushes;
A roll of rice (Xuan) paper;
A bottle of painting ink;
A box of Chinese painting colour;
A size A2 art felt, or a piece of old blanket or tea towel;
A few saucers for mixing colour;
The following items can be purchased from your tutor
You can purchase some materials from the tutor such as: Brushes, paint, ink and rice paper cost about £38
Suitable for all levels
Missenden Abbey Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire HP16 0BD
Kaili Fu, an art graduate from East China, was a Chinese art teacher in China before coming to England in 1988. Kaili started teaching Chinese Brush Painting to adult classes and exhibiting her work in Devon, the South West and later throughout the United Kingdom. She was awarded the Devon framer’s cup in 2013 & 2014 and is recognised as a specialist in authentic Chinese Brush Painting and is known as an inspiring tutor. Kaili feels her lifelong purpose is to introduce and extend knowledge of traditional Chinese painting and techniques to the West. Kaili holds a City & Guilds tutor qualification and can teach at various levels and combines demonstrations with individual supervision. She approaches her course with professionalism and flexibility. Link to tutor website: www.kailiart.com