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Chinese Calligraphy, Sumi-e Painting Workshop
• What we'll do Chinese Calligraphy, Sumi-e Painting Workshop Chinese calligraphy is one of the oldest and most revered art forms in China. This Calligraphy, Sumi-e painting workshop with Quanzhou(Jack) Zhao will introduce and demonstrate the key techniques for learning Chinese Calligraphy, brushwork that have been taught over the centuries in China (and Japan, Vietnam, Korea etc.), including brush painting techniques and the proper use of equipment and materials (brushes, ink, color, rice paper etc.). Subjects to be taught and practiced will include basic fundamental Chinese calligraphy strokes and Flowers/Birds brush paintings in freestyle. Studying Chinese calligraphy is a mental exercise that coordinates the mind and the body. Many people consider calligraphy one of the most relaxing yet highly disciplined exercise for physical and spiritual well-being. The abstract beauty of lines and rhythms can be extremely creative. One workshop session is defined as a weekend morning or afternoon up to 2 hours duration. At the end of the workshop, most participants will have one completed brush painting. Methods -- Meditation -- Demonstration and Visual Instruction -- Hand-On Learning -- Studio Practice Through demonstration and individual attention adapted to students particular skill level and interests, the instructor (Quanzhou Jack) will take you through your (first) amazing Chinese calligraphy brushwork (Sumi-e) painting step by step. The Workshop Fee is $80 per participant. Please make payment to PayPal: [masked] two days before the workshop begins (or By cash/personal check if you don't have PayPal account) Please RSVP and Register soon as seating is very limited.Register here • Important to know: Previous experience is not required. Brush, paper, ink etc. all materials are provided for class use. You are also welcome to bring your own supplies. • What to bring • Important to know

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This is a group for anyone interested in Chinese Calligraphy, Sumi-E painting and Meditation etc. All skill levels are welcome. I started this group to meet other art enthusiasts and professional artists. Chinese Brush Painting (Sumi-e) Calligraphy Workshop Meetup

Calm, Relaxing, Meditative. . . . . . Chinese brush painting (Sumi-e), calligraphy is a magnificent experience that can be learned under the guidance of Quanzhou (Jack) Zhao. Immerse yourself in the beautiful oriental art of literati painting. Study with professional artist Zhao as your guide to gain hands-on skills, a new perspective of creativity. Chinese calligraphy is a method to cultivate one's heart and attitude, a practice to express the sense of wonder, a way to transmit one's QI (life energy, inner mind ) into the paper through brush and ink. Think of this purely visual language as abstract painting, you can make your own beautiful artwork and mindfulness from mastering the strokes. For more detail please follow the link below and register online at

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