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Enjoy the deeply peaceful technique of Chinese brush painting. Be led in the traditional manner of the six principles applied to the subjects of the four seasons, using the four treasures of bamboo brush, rice paper, inkstone and ink stick.
After learning the five basic strokes, fundamental to the construction of painting and calligraphy, explore the forms of butterflies, bees and blossoms, landscape, birds and flowers, including those of the Australian bush.
Learn how these themes and techniques can also be applied individually to pottery, fabric design and porcelain painting.
Suitable for everyone who wants to learn more about this very relaxing, peaceful art technique.
Stephen is a fulltime artist of Chinese painting with over thirty-five years’ experience. He has a studio at Lake Macquarie and is the author of fifteen published books on various aspects of Chinese painting. Stephen has also taught in adult education for over thirty years and at various Camp Creatives for twenty years. Please check out his website for more details www.stephencassettari.com
Two Chinese painting brushes (available from tutor @ $7)
Two sets of watercolour tubes
Two white saucers (as palette)
Two childrens’ scrapbooks (not sketchbook) ‘newsprint paper’
Margarine tub (as water container – not glass jars)
Cotton cloth (old tea towel)
Teacup (for Chinese tea)
If you would like to contact the tutor with any questions, his mobile number is 0413 570 190