Chinese Brush Painting - Year of the Dragon!

10feb1:00 pm3:30 pmChinese Brush Painting - Year of the Dragon!

Event Details

It’s Lunar New Year, the year of the Dragon. Learn how to paint dragons with bamboo brushes!

This workshop will provide a gentle introduction to Chinese painting using traditional and authentic Chinese art materials such as bamboo brushes, mineral paints and chinese ink.

We will introduce the materials to you via an initial demonstration which will also teach you some basic brushwork and painting techniques. After that, using Bamboo-brushes and rice paper you will paint for yourself! The workshop will be broken down into multiple session that each begin with a teacher demonstration she will then be at hand to provide continued guidance. Each session will teach you a different style which will help you build up to your final piece which will be painted onto a Rice paper board or Rice paper fan.

O ur teacher Ula Fung has more than 15 years of teaching experience and is a local practicing artist. She studied her art degree and then Masters back home in Hong Kong.

Whether you’re an aspiring artist looking for a new challenge or you’ve always wanted to learn how to paint, you’ll love this creative workshop experience. This workshop is suitable for all levels.

This workshop is located in GRUB a food hall and eventspace in Manchester. Food & drink will be available for purchase before during and after the workshop.

*Towards the end of the workshop there will be an opportunity for you to get your photo taken. We will use these photos for social media and promotional use. Please let us know if you’re not comfortable with this.

Knowledge required

• Beginner friendly – all levels welcome.

Materials (all provided)

• Chinese mineral paint, ink, rice paper, rice paper board & felt mats.

What you’ll get:

• All of the equipment and materials needed for your class.

• Protective equipment such as aprons.

What to bring

• Comfortable clothes that you don’t mind getting a little paint on.

• A carrying bag for take your artworks home.

* This workshop is for ages 16+ only, if you have any concerns please email us floatingartuk@gmail.com

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Time

(Saturday) 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Location

GRUB

50 Red Bank, Cheetham Hill, M4 4HF