Japanese Painting Workshop - Christmas edition

02dec1:00 pm3:30 pmJapanese Painting Workshop - Christmas edition

Event Details

Paint with traditional Japanese painting techniques to create a Christmas painting to decorate your home for the festive season!

Explore your creative side and discover new techniques with this fun workshop experience.

Learn from an experienced local artist, who’ll teach you how to paint using traditional materials like bamboo brushes, sumi ink, Gansai Tambi 顔彩耽美 (Traditional Japanese colours), gold leaves on rice paper board.

For this workshop you will have the choice to paint into a Silk Fan or a Rice Paper board, tickets are limited below our normal capacity on this workshop so we expect them to sell out fast.

We will bring along a selection of Christmas and winter styled references from the different Japanese art movements like Ukiyo-e and Rinpa School. You’ll learn how to paint the winter scenes; mixing a variety of shades of white and the winter colour palette this time with added Christmas red and green!

This painting class is suitable for beginners as well as those with a little more artistic experience, so don’t worry if it’s your first time. Your teacher will be on hand to provide guidance and answer any questions you may have as you get busy creating your marvelous masterpiece.

At the end of your art class, you’ll get the chance to stand back and admire your beautiful Japanese painting as you compare it with the group. You’ll head home with your completed piece and a new skill that’s perfect to practice whenever you’re looking to clear your head.

This workshop is located at GPO a foodhall and eventspace in Liverpool where food & Drink is available for purchase before, during and after the workshop!

Knowledge required

• Beginner friendly – all levels welcome.

Materials (all provided)

• Sumi ink, Gansai Tambi (Traditional Japanese colours) & rice paper board

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


The GPO Food Market & Bar

35 Whitechapel, Liverpool, L1 6BW