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Chi Zhang – (Chinese Brush Painting)

www.chicalligraphy.blogspot.co.uk
  • Chinese brush painting artist, based in Scotland
  • Teaching in Confucius Institute for Scotland, Edinburgh University since 2008
  • Exhibited in the National Gallery of Scotland in 2012 and 2013
  • Provided the calligraphy frontispieces for all the translated poems in ‘Selected Poems by Robert Burns in Chinese Translation’ (Edinburgh University Press, 2010)
  • Chi was one of the featured artists in Sky Arts Landscape artist of the Year 2015

Chinese Brush Painting appeals to both artists and non-artists. It employs a sensitivity of technique along with a philosophical approach to mark-making, and is a very enjoyable creative discipline in its own right. Chi is a celebrated practitioner of this art form that dates back 6,000 years.

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Upcoming Courses

October 2017

TRY FOR A DAY: CHINESE PAINTING – FISH (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

October 24th at 10:00 to 17:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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By controlling the special soft brush with a sharp point, Chinese brush painting is not only a mental, but also a physical exercise coordinating mind and body. Learn brush handling techniques and paint interesting subjects like goldfish and other common fish. Chi Zhang (Edinburgh www.highamhall.com/chi-zhang) £72 inc. materials, lunch & refreshments Another DAY follows - Book both, save £25. B&B from just £35pn.

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TRY FOR A DAY: CHINESE PAINTING -BAMBOO (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

October 25th at 10:00 to 17:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom
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We will introduce the history of Chinese bamboo painting, then the common techniques relating to the use of Chinese soft brushes and ink. Select from a range of demonstrated subjects such as bamboo and trees. Chi Zhang (Edinburgh www.highamhall.com/chi-zhang) £72 inc. materials, lunch & refreshments Another DAY precedes - Book both, save £25. B&B from just £35pn.

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