The course will explore traditional and contemporary Chinese ink-painting modes and the multiple layers of the meaning behind the techniques, styles, past traditions, and new technical contexts through teacher’s demonstrations, students’ participation, artwork presentations, and critiques.
This workshop will help students build their practical skills and place passion and energy in the brushwork.
Throughout this workshop, we will discover the essential key features in Chinese brushwork, which consists of:
–A high proficiency in using Lines and Calligraphic strokes,
— Ink washes and tonal rendering,
— Textures and special techniques to describe the shapes and characteristics of mountains and waters.
Part 1: Explanation of the Primary Artistic Materials and Tools
Part 2: Introduction and Close Study of Famous Masterpieces
Part 3: Explanation of the Primary Artistic Materials and Tools
Part 4: Practice and Experimentation
Part 5: Discussion and Critique of Projects