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Pictorial Flourishing - Eastern Enchantment Edition

With Belinda Chim

Starting date : 9 March 2024

Fees : HK$ 1,170 or US$ 150

Workshop Description

Calligraphy has long been paired with paintings, ornamental scroll work, and other pictorial objects to enhance a piece's visual impact. In this class, we will explore the relationship between ovals and curvatures, and learn how to use them strategically to create Chinese dragons and phoenixes with cartouches and scroll work.

While this may seem intimidating at first, with practice you will be able to execute graceful scroll work and flourishing with ease. Moreover, the techniques covered in this class will also be applicable to your daily calligraphy practice and will help you develop your own creative flourish animals and objects

In this workshop student will learn:
• Specific movement exercises for body  awareness to achieve curvatures in confidence
• Principles of creating harmony with curvatures
• Troubleshooting in common difficulties and errors
• Techniques on a lighter hand
• Tools and materials for pictorial flourishing, with instruction on effective use

Workshop Schedule

Lesson 1

Saturday, 9 March, 2024

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

Lesson 2

Saturday, 16 March, 2024

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

Lesson 3

Saturday, 23 March, 2024

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

Lesson 4

Saturday, 30 March, 2024

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

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 lessons will be recorded and available for 90 days following the final lesson.

  • All recordings expires on Sunday, 30 June, 2024 at 12:00 pm Hong Kong Standard Time.

  • Student can submit homework to the discussion board for Belinda to critique.

  • Workshop handouts (if any), zoom links and recordings are available on the workshop page one week (or as soon as practicable) before the first lesson.

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

Recommended Workshop Supplies

  • Click here for the supplies list recommended for this workshop.

Workshop Boarding Page (Only for Enrolled Students)

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Refund Policy

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

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