Experience Chinese Watercolor Painting

中国画基础课程简介

*Please note that it is NOT necessary to complete a placement test. This course is taught in English*

INSTRUCTOR: Instructor MAO Yue           
TEXTBOOK: Chinese Brush Painting: An Academic Approach for Painting Flowers and Fish (ISBN: 9780984291502)*
                      OPTIONAL: Watercolor: Chinese Brush How to Draw & Paint (ISBN: 1560101660)
MATERIALS: All supplies for painting and handouts will be provided by GW Confucius Institute.
TUITION: $ 250                                                
REGISTRATION: OPEN
DATES: Wednesdays, January 30 - April 3**  [10 sessions]
CLASS TIME: 6:00 - 7:15pm***
LOCATION: GW Confucius Institute, Room 202

*Textbooks are NOT available for purchase from the GW Confucius Institute. 

**This course will only meet for 10 sessions.

***Please note classes are only 75 minutes long.


Course Description:

Chinese painting is a unique form of painting. It is an important part of Chinese traditional culture and art, and has a unique painting language and artistic style. This course will introduce students to the unique brush and ink techniques of Chinese painting, cultivate appreciation of paintings by different artists in China, and teach painting techniques of flowers and animals. Students will learn and enjoy the unique artistic style of Chinese painting and feel the inner spirit of Chinese "pen and ink."
 

中国画是中国特有的绘画形式,是中华传统文化艺术的重要组成部分,具有独特的绘画语言和艺术风格。本课程将带领学生体验中国画特有的笔墨技法,欣赏不同画家的绘画作品,学习花卉和动物的绘画技巧,增进学生对中国画的画法及独特艺术风格的了解,感受中国画“笔墨”二字的内在精神,更好的体味中国画的意境。