This form of art is enjoyable to learn, you’ll experience how to paint with carbon ink and brush, and you’ll also be surprised at how much better you can concentrate and be tranquil simultaneously, as is the calming nature of the Japanese culture.
SUMI-E: THE ART OF JAPANESE INK PAINTING
Sunday 21st May 10am-12noon – Bamboo.
Sunday 21st May 1pm-3pm – Orchid, Blossom, or Chrysanthemum depending on attending students.
We will require a minimum of 4 people for classes to run. Perhaps bring a friend!
（Afternoon class confirmed！）
$55 per person class only, or
$78 with take-home Sumi-e starter kit). The kit is otherwise $28 from our Shop.
OTHER DAYS + TIMES ARE AVAILABLE ON REQUEST
PRIVATE GROUP BOOKINGS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST, AT YOUR LOCATION OR IN OUR STUDIO
Introduction to Sumi-e.
An introductory class to Sumi-e, Japanese carbon-ink brush painting.
After some foundation history and background on this Japanese art, we begin the practical section of the workshop by learning techniques to holding the brush, Yumi will guide you through techniques to getting the right pigment of ink to paint a traditional sumi-e art on rice paper.
Choose to practice the Bamboo, Asian Wild Orchid, Cherry Blossom, or Chrysanthemum, choose at the class.
Recommended for first time beginners: Bamboo or Asian Wild Orchid.
Suitable for repeat students: Cherry Blossom and Chrysanthemum.
You will experience far-eastern philosophical art and techniques that are different from western painting.
All materials will be supplied.
As a bonus, you will have your name converted to Japanese or Chinese characters if you haven’t already had this done for you before.