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UCLA Extension Visual Arts 

WINTER 2022 ART X430 Chinese Brush Painting

Jan 5, 2022 - Mar 16, 2022 (11-weeks DCA Elective)

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

NEW Hybrid Class Format: Simultaneous in-person (at Lindbrook Center) and live-online (via Zoom). Students may participate in either or both.

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. 

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Winter 2022 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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