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The Chinese Brush Painting Class is offered by teacher Yu-Chin Lee

Chinese tradition brush painting has a long history. The earliest Chinese painting in between 5000 to 2000 B.C. were on ceramics and metals to symbolize the respection of religious and magic. The painting gradually shifted to a stylistic stage. The tools used for brush painting are called " Four treasures of stationary". They are brushes, inkstick, inkstone, paper. Other assessories such as watercolor, color chips and stamp are also used. Subjects of Chinese brush painting cover from figure painting, landscape, trees and flowers, birds and insects to a story telling type of painting.

In this class you will learn how to use Chinese brush pen to draw chickens, shrimps and leaves. Please click on the following lessons for a step by step instruction.

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