UCLA Extension Visual Arts 

SUMMER 2021 ART X430 Chinese Brush Painting

June 23, 2021 - Sep 1, 2021 (11-weeks DCA Elective)

Wednesday 7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT

Mayee's comprehensive 11-week, 4-unit course offers an in-depth exploration into the theory, materials, techniques, skills, and subjects of Chinese Brush Painting through lectures, demonstrations, discussion, and step-by-step studio instruction. UCLAx Design Communication Arts Elective. Live-On-Line (LOL) via Zoom.

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Summer 2021 Lesson Plan

By the end of this course, successful participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate general knowledge, preparation, and proper use of Chinese Brush Painting materials including various types of brushes and rice papers; traditional Chinese inks, mineral colors, and western watercolors.

  • Demonstrate beginning skills to deliver brush strokes with fluidity, dexterity, and spontaneity including proper brush handling, sequence, and execution of strokes.

  • Apply Chinese Brush Painting techniques to produce finished compositions including floral, creatures, and landscape subjects.

  • Apply key principles of design and composition to produce original images.

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