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INTRODUCTION TO JAPANESE BRUSH PAINTING with Jenna Weston
April 22, 2017, 6:00 am - 12:00 pm
Artist: Jenna Weston
Price: $75 (plus $10 supply fee paid to instructor on day of workshop)
Date(s): Saturday, April 22, 10am-4pm
Description: This workshop will introduce you to the basics of Japanese brush painting, known as Sumi-e. It is fun and meditative. With few– but very expressive– brush strokes, the essence of a subject can be captured on paper. You will learn the correct way to hold the brush for this technique of painting.
We will discuss what is unique to arranging an Asian composition. After practicing the different kinds of Sumi-e brush strokes we will paint simple still
life arrangements and plants, such as bamboo.
Jenna Weston is a professional artist and teacher and who has been studying Japanese brush painting intensively for many years. She finds it a delight to be able to express herself using this ancient, classical practice that, paradoxically, always feels so fresh and