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Chinese Brush Painting Workshop

With an understanding of history and philosophy and an introduction to Chinese calligraphy.

*No experience required (a new beginning)

Facilitator – Stephen Cassettari

Venue - Tanilba Foreshore Hall, Tanilba Avenue, Tanilba Bay

When – 10.30am-4.30pm Saturday 17 July 2021

Cost - $50.00

Stephen Cassettari is a full-time painter, poet and calligrapher, as well as a teacher of Chinese painting.

For a profile of the artist and images of his work view, please visit Stephen’s website: www.stephencassettari.com

Students may contact Stephen via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or ph: 0413570190 if they have any queries on equipment or workshop content.

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Brief description of workshop:

This workshop will introduce you to the essence of Chinese brush painting. You will be shown how to paint bamboo, birds, blossoms, flowers, butterflies and other images using classic Chinese brush painting techniques. 

Requirements:

  • Chinese painting brush (available from tutor approximately $5)
  • set of watercolour tubes
  • scrap book (newsprint/butcher’s paper)
  • low water container (margarine tub)
  • two white saucers (as palette)
  • cotton cloth (old tea towel)
  • small cup (for Chinese tea)
  • own lunch and water bottle.

*Left handers welcome.

Supplied:

Morning tea.