Chinese brush painting

Chinese brush painting


Flowers and birds have been popular subjects in traditional Chinese brush painting for over two thousand years. This workshop will focus on the basic skills of how to hold a brush in the Chinese way and how to mix different colours on the brush for flower petals.

You will also learn how to paint a bird in just five strokes and complete a picture with plum blossom and a bird standing on a branch.

The workshop will consist of a mix of demonstrations and individual supervision. Suitable for beginners, this is your opportunity to create a beautiful piece of artwork.

Please bring:
A painting felt or an old towel to put on the table to protect your work.
Some saucers or a palette for mixing colours.
Water jar for washing brushes.
Some kitchen roll.

Refunds are not available on this booking. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

We will provide morning and afternoon refreshments and a light lunch.


Kate Molloy at Kingshill House
Kingshill Lane
GL11 4BZ

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Suitable for beginners


6 hours (10:00am to 4:00pm)

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