Chinese Brush Painting: Landscape Painting in the Traditional StyleCourse Full
Tutor: Lei Lei QuCourse Code: 1222-04


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


This course is suitable for all levels, but some knowledge of Chinese brush painting would be helpful.

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. 

25th to 27th Mar 2022
Friday to Sunday

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4pm onwardsresidents may check in
7.45pmNon-residents arrive
8-9.30pmTeaching session
7-9.15amBreakfast for residents
9.30-12.45amTeaching session
12.45-1.45pmLunch for all
1.45-5.30pmTeaching session
6.45 for 7pmDinner for residents
7-9.15amBreakfast for residents
9.30-12.45pmLast teaching Session
12.45-1.45pmLunch for all

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

"Qu Lei Lei is an inspiring teacher, thank you." (November 2019)

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

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