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The Philadelphia Chinese Language Meetup Group / 费城汉语组 Message Board › Have you ever had an interest in Chinese Brush Painting and Calligraphy?

Have you ever had an interest in Chinese Brush Painting and Calligraphy?

Elizabeth F.
Philadelphia, PA

Dajia hao!

Shawn McGill (Philadelphia Chinese Meetup Organizer) has received information about a great Chinese Brush Painting and Calligraphy program. See below. He took the fall session and he said "it was a lot of fun! The instructor, Josephine, really caters to her students. I say this because she created her lesson plans around our specific interests!"

One of the weekend Chinese attendees said that, "I practiced that [Chinese Brush Painting and Calligraphy] when I was little. It's a very good way to know Chinese culture. But it will take you a lot of time to practice. Once you do it well, [you will] feel like you are an artist."

If you are interested in attending this program, contact Shawn McGill at .

It would be nice if we could get a group of Meetup group attendees to attend a class on the weekend!

Elizabeth Fields
Philadelphia Chinese Meetup Group, Assistant Organizer


Chinese Brush Painting and Calligraphy Ms. Josephine Tsai
6:30 - 9:30 PM

[/url]The course is designed for those who are interested in the medium, technique, and philosophy of this classical art form. Students learn the basic brushwork, fundamentals of composition, and become famliar with Xuan paper, ink, and color application. Class size limited to 15 students.

Chinese Brush Painting & Calligraphy
Instructor: Josephine C. Tsai
Four basic brushes:
• S: Best Detail.
• M: Orchid bamboo, fine soft.
• L: Large flow.
Shuan paper:
• Non-absorbed (4).
• Absorbed raw (4).
• Double shuan (4).
• Sumi paper for practice.
• Water color tubes
Or Chinese chip colors.
• Deep yellow.
• Royal blue.
• Red.
• Dark Red.
• Burnt sienna.
• vermillion.
• Martin's Bleed-Proof White.
• Ink stick and Ink Stone
Or Liquid ink.
• Palettes or white dishes.
• Water container or jar.
*For your convenience, a starting set including shuan paper, ink, and Chinese
brushes are available to purchase for $40 at Josephine's Studio.

*If you have other watercolor related art supplies, please bring them to the class.

A former member
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Where can we register and sign up for the Chinese calligraphy classes?
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