Chinese brush painting 2013
Demonstration by Anne Allan
Anne Allan showed members samples of chinese paper & silk; chinese brushes made from goat hair for washes, weasel & goat hair for fine line and horse, squirrel for special uses; chinese inks & Chinese gouache paint. She also showed paintings in many subjects and styles, describing the special chinese painting methods and style.
Anne then demonstrated flower painting, applying multiple colours on one brush, followed by bees, a butterfly, a fish and a horse in chinese ink.
For the follow-on on Wednesday 20th, rice paper, chinese ink and paints and brushes will be provided. Some images and samples will be available.
Please bring felt/towel/blanket or paper to rest the painting on, paper towel, mixing plate or pallet and water pots. If you have a subject you want to paint please bring images.