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Pictorial Flourishing

With Belinda Chim

Starting Date : 04 Dec 2022

Fees : HK$ 860 or US$ 110

Workshop Description

For centuries the art of calligraphy has incorporated with paintings, ornamental scroll work and pictorial objects to amplify a piece or to act as an embellishment. 


In this workshop we will learn the relationships with ovals and curvatures and how to execute it with a strategic approach. It can look daunting at first but once you look past the structure of it you can achieve graceful scroll work / flourishing at ease. The technique covered will also be useful to your daily calligraphy practice and extension to your own creative flourish animals and objects. 


In this workshop you will learn:

•Movement exercise to achieve curvatures in confidence. 

•How to execute graceful curvatures to create harmony.

•Troubleshooting in common difficulties and errors.

•Techniques on a lighter hand.

•Tools for pictorial flourishing 


Lesson 01:

We will talk about the relationship with ovals. We will then discuss basic strokes and varieties of curvature combinations and what to avoid, and practices on those drills as a foundation to a smooth, creative & brave execution.


Lesson 02: 

We will discuss the anatomy of a rabbit and kickstart our creation of a pictorial flourishing!


Lesson 03:

We will continue on more creations on the rabbits and we will discuss how to add embellishments to elevate our design and celebrate Chinese New Year.

Note to Students

  •  This is a live online workshop via Zoom (please make sure you have a Zoom account to access the workshop)

  • All live sessions will be recorded and available for 60 days following the final class.

  • All recordings expires on Friday, 17 February, 2023 at 12:00 pm Hong Kong Standard Time.

  • Student can submit homework to Belinda for individual critique.

  • Recommended supply list, handouts, zoom links and recordings are available on the workshop page three weeks (or as soon as practicable) before the first session. Click here for user guide on how to access your workshop page.

  • All workshop dates and times are according to the Hong Kong Standard Time. 

Workshop Schedule

Lesson 01

Sunday, 04 December, 2022

20:00 pm - 22:00 pm (Hong Kong Standard Time)

Lesson 02

Saturday, 17 December, 2022

20:00 pm - 22:00 pm (Hong Kong Standard Time)

Lesson 03

Sunday, 18 December, 2022

20:00 pm - 22:00 pm (Hong Kong Standard Time)

Refund Policy

All sales are final and fees paid for the online workshop are non-refundable.

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