Chinese brush painting course - bamboo & trees

Confucius Institute for Scotland

Deadline: 28 April 2017 at 10:30

Bamboo has significant culture importance in China and other east Asian countries, being seen to represent good character as found in gentry and those of noble birth. The tradition of bamboo painting had been around for many centuries and some techniques have been used for over 1000 years.

The course will introduce the history of Chinese bamboo painting, then the common techniques relating to the use of Chinese soft brushes and ink.

Participants will have the option to select from a range of subjects demonstrated by the tutor, such as bamboo and trees.

As a student you can anticipate completing at least one Chinese artwork painting per class. Demonstration and plenty of personal attention will be provided during the class. This course is suitable for both beginners and advanced students.

Dates: Fridays from 28 April to 26 May 2017
Time: 10.30am - 12.30pm

Venue: Abden House, 1 Marchhall Crescent, EH16 5HP

Price: £75 for 5 classes

To register online:

Location: Edinburgh City

For further information, please contact or call 01316622180, or visit

The deadline is Friday 28 April 2017 at 10:30.

Visual Arts