Japanese Painting X O'Keeffe's Flowers - A Painting Workshop

10mar1:00 pm3:30 pmJapanese Painting X O'Keeffe's Flowers - A Painting Workshop

Event Details

In Celebration of International Women’s Day we’ll be painting O’Keeffe’s Flowers (and others) Using Japanese Paintings Techniques.

Join us as we’ll be participating in Grub’s celebrations for the week of International Women’s Day. We’ll be using Japanese Paintingin materials and techniques to Paint O’Keeffe’s Flowers along with paintings from other female artists.

Learn from an experienced local artist Ula Fung, She’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.

We will bring along a selection of references consisting mainly of O’Keeffe’s Flower paintings but also paintings from other Females artists, you can choose a reference for inspiration or cooy it directly.

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.

At the end of your art class, you’ll get the chance to stand back and admire your beautiful Japanese painting or you can share your experiences 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 GRUB a foodhall and event space located 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)

• Sumi ink, Gansai Tambi 顔彩耽美 (Traditional Japanese colours), gold leaves, 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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We haven’t before focussed on O’Keeffe’s work with Japanese Painting Materials but below are some flowers that our students have painted in our general workshops


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