Artists Run Workshops

Chinese Painting Workshop – How to paint flower

City of Sydney Chinese New Year Celebration Program for 2020

Date And Time :
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Sat 18 January 2020

Location:
541 Art Space – Level 1/541 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW 2000

Please come and join us to celebrate the 2020 Luna New Year at our Chinese painting workshop. Traditional food and drinks will be available!!

A 2-hour workshop for a class of 12 adults to learn the basics of traditional Chinese ink brush painting, using simple but expressive brush strokes on rice paper to create some beautiful Chinese paintings of the orchid flower. The students will then learn how to do it by themselves while learning to appreciate Chinese philosophy and aesthetics of the art form. This elegant brush writing technique is taught in a way that is easy to understand, yet meditative, enjoyable and relaxing.

By the end of this workshop, students should be able to understand the basics of Chinese painting, comprehend the use of materials and equipment, master the essential brush strokes and composition, construct simple Chinese paintings and start to enjoy this renowned classic art form.

Workshop tickets: $70 (Including materials & afternoon tea)

Early bird tickets available for purchase: $60 (before 15th December 2019)

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Chinese Calligraphy Workshop – Learn to write your name in Chinese

City of Sydney Chinese New Year Celebration Program for 2020

Date And Time:
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Thu 23 January 2020

Location:
541 Art Space – Level 1/541 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW 2000

Please come and join us to celebrate the 2020 Luna New Year at our Chinese calligraphy workshop. Traditional food and drinks will be available!!

A 2-hour workshop for a class of 6-12 adults to learn the basics of traditional Chinese calligraphy. This technique is the foundation of Chinese ink painting, making use of simple but expressive brush strokes on rice paper to create beautiful Chinese characters. Dr Fan will help students to translate their English name into Chinese in order to create a beautiful piece of calligraphy. The students will then learn how to do it by themselves while learning to appreciate Chinese philosophy and aesthetics of the art form. This elegant brush writing technique is taught in a way that is easy to understand, yet meditative, enjoyable and relaxing.

By the end of this workshop, students should be able to understand the basics of Chinese calligraphy, comprehend the use of materials and equipment, master the essential brush strokes and composition, construct simple Chinese letters and start to enjoy this classic art form.

Workshop tickets: $70 (Including materials & drinks)

Early bird tickets available for purchase: $60 (before 15th December 2019)

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Paper making workshop

Class sessions:

2020 timetable coming soon

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Stories we tell ourselves

Class sessions:

2020 timetable coming soon

Rhonda will be running a workshop alongside her exhibition.

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